[games_access] article

Thomas Westin thomas at pininteractive.com
Wed Apr 2 19:49:24 EDT 2008


sure no worries, the reason for Director was mainly we had the code in
Director from Terraformers + I was on the prerelease team of Director
11 :)
/thomas

On 1 apr 2008, at 22.26, d. michelle hinn wrote:


> I totally understand about everything going into GAIM at the moment.

> I was thinking that down the line you might be interested in

> creating a version that people with a lesser grasp of something like

> Flash could also follow (ie, non-coders but educators who understand

> the curriculum bits).

>

> Yeah, Director is definitely more robust! But because Flash is

> packaged with lots of other stuff, a lot of people who are new to

> all this choose the package so that they have the web editor, art

> program, etc too. But don't take this as a criticism of your work --

> just suggestions for when you want to extend it when you get past

> the masters thesis! :)

>

> Michelle

>

>> Hey Michelle,

>>

>> Thanks!

>>

>> yes it can be adapted to Flash, not very hard, but at the moment

>> all time I can find goes into the GAIM, i.e my master thesis. On

>> the other hand, any Flash coder could do that by simply looking at

>> the code in the article.

>>

>> and yes, the same thing with pricing for Director in Europe,

>> althought Director 11 has a lower price tag at least in the US than

>> earlier versions

>>

>> however, Director is used for other things than Flash, so it's more

>> a matter of what type of application you want to do

>>

>> /Thomas

>>

>> On 28 mar 2008, at 23.24, d. michelle hinn wrote:

>>> Hey Thomas -- Great article! I like how you mention the 508 law --

>>> the next time I speak to a group of educational technologists (a

>>> cross between educators and the highly computer-savvy) -- which is

>>> often -- I will point them to this!

>>>

>>> I'm wondering how many use director versus flash on an education

>>> front? Could this be adapted to include flash developers? In the

>>> US, at least, Flash comes bundled with educators special packages

>>> whereas Director is harder (and more expensive) for many to

>>> justify purchasing. Not sure how this is done in other countries

>>> but I've been seeing a lot more interest in Flash from US

>>> educators. So my only suggestion is to consider an additional

>>> article that considers Flash and it's less steep learning curve.

>>>

>>> Michelle

>>>

>>>> Hi all,

>>>>

>>>> I seem not to get all replies from this list, perhaps my spam

>>>> filter is too tough

>>>>

>>>> trying again, since I haven't got replies

>>>>

>>>> http://www.adobe.com/devnet/director/articles/shockwave_accessibility.html

>>>>

>>>> /thomas

>>>>

>>>>

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