FITC Amsterdam 2008

2008-02-25 00:00:00 2008-02-26 00:00:00 America/Toronto FITC Amsterdam 2008 Having successfully held events in Toronto, Chicago, Winnipeg, and Hollywood, FITC makes its Europe debut in Amsterdam. Explore the creation of NEW ideas and concepts, where the limits of technology in design and art can be experimented with, explored, broken and reinvented. Learn how designers… Amsterdam FITC Amsterdam



Who’d have thought it? With only a few lines of very unscary code we can make smoke, sparks, explosions, splashes and bubbles. Creating a particle system may sound scary, but it’s not rocket science. With some very simple programming, you can create a variety of different effects such as smoke, explosions, bubbles, and even fire. The basics of physics are covered in a very clear and easy-to-understand way.

In this new updated version of this popular presentation, our code has been converted to AS3, which gives us 10 times as many particles as the AS2 version—1000% extra!

Audience participation is actively encouraged, and audience submissions are the highlight of the show, so bring your laptops. Get the sourcecode from