The flash tutorials section from Design your way is alive again, with the fresh article #8. The comeback of this weekly roundup had to happen. If we’re seeing a lot of CSS and Flash showcase, there must also be a section of tutorials for making animations, for drawing or even creating sites in Flash.
A fluid web layout uses 100% width (and height) of the browser, floating all the contained elements into certain positions. This is opposed to fix-width layout where contents remain fixed no matter what the browser size is.
This technique is popular in HTML/CSS websites, but this tut will show you how to create a similar fluid layout effect in Flash. Every element will reposition itself with ease animation when the browser resizes.
Flash it’s a powerful application and can be really complex, but even beginners can create a cool menu for demonstration or for use in a personal site. The menu that we will create is simple, but the swirl animation is something that you don’t see everywhere, for that I’ve decided to explain one way to make an animation of growing swirls without any Action Script code.You will also learn how to import artwork from illustrator where I’ve pre-made the graphics, the work is very simple and the result will be very cool.
Ever wondered how to create an under-water bubble effect in Flash? Well wonder no more.
This, step by step, detailed action script lesson, will show you how to create EKG monitor animation using the AS3. You can use this animation for some flash banner or flash header.
Using this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson, you will see how to create advanced bouncing photo effect using the AS3 and mouse cursor
This is a tutorial on taking a sketch and creating a flash vector illustration with it. The subject in this case will be the American president, Barack Obama.
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a scratch card effect in Actionscript 3. This effect will allow you to click and drag the mouse to reveal the image below, like a real scratch card
With more and more full screen Flash web sites appearing on the internet, it’s important to understand how to properly embed the Flash movie in the browser window.
In this tutorial we will cover best practice embedding of SWF movies using SWFObject with a custom function for adding browser scrollbars for smaller browser windows.
This, step by step, detailed action script lesson, will show you how to create that every object follow the mouse click. For this example I will use circle as object. You can use this action script lesson for some presentation.
You may have to resize edit fields if the date or time is clipped.
To customize the edit field double click it and uncheck “border” option. Check “define layout” and set the align to “center”. Click OK. Repeat the same or Edit2.
To change the font of the edit field select it and choose “Item” > “Set Font”, to change font color choose “Item” > “Text Color”.
Drag a background rectangle with the “Rectangle” tool, move it behind edit fields with “Edit” > “Send to Back”. To change rectangle color hit Ctrl+F.
To create output files the clock choose “File” > “Export HTML Page”.
This tutorial teaches you how to start creating your own multi-player flash games!
This tutorial is based on a turn-based game called Tic-Tac-Toe.
I’m not sure what inspired me to do this crazy gear rotating animation, but for some reason I just started making a simple gear in flash, then what does a gear do? well it rotates!.
So enough for the introduction, here you can see how to make a gear in flash, then animate it so it rotates, make a couple of copies and the result might seem a bit hypnotic as I think it did.
In this, my first tutorial for Flashtuts+, I’ll quickly explain how to create an object oriented drop down menu. We’ll use ActionScript 3.0 and pull all the necessary data from an xml file.
The resulting menu can be used in any flash file without needing recoding.
Possibly the hottest thing to hit the Flash community since the advent of several excellent 3D engines is the recent debut of 3D physics engines. Here we’ll examine a way of using one of the more popular 3D engines, JiglibFlash, in conjunction with the prominent 3D engine Papervision3D to create a bowling game. Now this won’t be fully developed game, as there’ll be no frames or score tracking – I’ll leave all that hoo hah up to you – but it will be a good solid start and will hopefully provide a strong foundation of knowledge on how to integrate these two engines for future physics based 3D games and applications.
In this tutorial you’ll find the trick needed to color a polyline object, crack it, split it, and making the two pieces have the same break line.
This tutorial will teach you how to create this very cool 3D tunnel effect in Flash using some simple 2D animation techniques.
This tutorial is for people who want to know the basic techniques of layers manipulation and animation creating.
When working with typography, like designing logos, choosing the correct font is crucial. The selection process can be a little slow if you’re testing each font in a design application. This tutorial will help you create your own font-testing app using Flash and ActionScript 3.0.
This tutorial will allow readers to create an Event Calendar application using Flex. The final user will be able to plan over a daily, weekly or monthly plan.
You will learn on this step by step Flex tutorial, to create from scratch those Graphic User Interfaces, integrate them, and create a complete Rich Internet Application with a professional look.