Playscript: Actionscript For .NET

Miguel de Icaza:

PlayScript is a superset of ActionScript and it was based on Mono’s C# 5.0 compiler. PlayScript is ActionScript augmented with C# 5.0 features.

Zynga’s PlayScript allows developers that have some ActionScript/Flash code to bring their code to any platform that supports the ECMA Intermediate Language (Microsoft .NET and Mono) and blend it with other .NET languages.

But the PlayScript has a fabulous feature, it allows mixing code in both C# and PlayScript in the same compilation unit.


There have been a bunch of interesting new languages on the .NET platform which haven’t reached critical mass. Are there enough ActionScript developers and code out there to make PlayScript viable?


What WebGL is really for

Guillaume Lecollinet nails it:

In my opinion, WebGL shouldn’t be solely used for full-page 3D applications like the majority of examples we see online. It could also be integrated into regular web pages, in combination with other technologies and content.

Using WebGL to Add 3D Effects to Your Website