Chapter 7. Construction Toys

Construction Toys

This chapter looks at Flash movies that allow users to create things. These types of toys appeal to the creative sides of users. There are no goals or score, just infinite possibilities.

First, you’ll make a program that allows users to build an image from various parts. Making something like this as a computer program can be done in a number of ways. On the one hand, you can allow the user to drag and drop pieces onto a fixed body. Another way is to fix the position of the pieces, but allow the user to change the shape of each one.

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