author: Krasimir Tsonev

Hi there, I'm . Senior front-end engineer with over 13 years of experience. I write, speak and occasionally code stuff. Follow me on Twitter, GitHub, Facebook or LinkedIn

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How to generate SWC file from ActionScript package

SWC file format is really useful when you want to transfer or to compact your ActionScript libraries. It is also used for exporting assets, which can be used later. Let's imagine that you want to create a .swc file for only small part of your application, i.e. pure .as files. I searched a lot for the fastest and easier solution and finally I think that the usage of compc.exe is the best option.

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Let's write, not generate code. Thoughts about naming stuff.

I’m writing code for approximately ten years now and at some point the word “writing” became more important then “code”. I found out that it is easy to generate code but it is difficult to write code. Writing means creating something meaningful. Something that other human beings will read. The code is indeed sent to machines and they do understand ugly code. Not the same for humans though. An important part of our job is to make sure that our code is clear for other teammates.

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