Create generative art with Hype

It was the Z4 project by Joshua Davis for BMW that first sparked my interest in the standard math functions in Flash. The Math tool enables you to rotate shapes, mix different colours and create dynamic, ever-changing designs that are as fun to make as they are to watch in action.

This type of design is called 'generative art'. Recently two giants of the Flash world, Branden Hall and Joshua Davis, joined forces to create a coding framework named 'Hype', which eliminates the overhead of working with Math, enabling creatives to experiment more, and create some pretty cool designs.

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