In the past (several years ago) I started tinkering around with making 3D type effects in Flash, and then started actually using 3D calculations to move or draw objects on the Flash canvas.
Old Methodology – Easier
The first way that I tried to make 3D effects in Flash was relatively easy. However, they were kind of “fake” 3D since they didn’t recalculate and redraw every object on every frame. Instead, the objects were previously made, and the position simply changed. Here are examples that I made long ago: Continue reading 3D Flash – moving vs. redrawing