Rare, these Flash tutorials but at least they are and can be gathered in a collection. Weekly is much said, as the Flash tutorials appear more often among humans than Dodo birds. That’s why I post these articles almost every 2-3 weeks.
See this tutorial and learn how to rotate letters in series using some special flash tricks. You don’t have to use action script code to make this lesson.This tutorail is very simple to create but in the same time, you can use it for some text effect, banner, text animation.
In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to get started with the Yahoo! Maps API in Flash. We’ll load a couple of RSS feeds and plot some natural disaster warnings using their longitudes and latitudes.
In this tutorial you will learn how to build an accordion style menu from scratch that can be configured by using an external file.
The menu items can be totally configured in XML with label and can load text, image or swf on it’s open “state”. Just follow the tutorial, it’s quite simple. At the end you will see a second example achieved by this procedure.
Read this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson and see how to create fast basketball moving using the Action Script code and arrows key. You can use this animation for some flash banner or for some presentation. Using this lesson, you will also learn how to import any image into a flash stage, how to convert it into a movie clip symbol, how to apply action script code on it and much more!
When designing Flash ads for deployment over an ad network it’s required for the ad to have tracking capabilities embedded within it. This is accomplished through proper use of the ClickTAG ActionScript statement. ClickTAG will determine the behavior of the ad when the user interacts with it. It will also allow the ad network to track the ad, the number of impressions delivered and the click-through rate.
In this tutorial we’ll learn how to create a Flash ad for deployment.
Learn how simply you can create a mist effect to apply to a photography. This tutorial requires absolutely no design skills and uses actionscript 3 and the Tweenlite engine.
Using this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson, I will explain to you how to create interactive photo button using the action script code and some special flash tricks. You can use this button for any web site. Using this lesson, you will also learn how to import any photo into a flash stage, how to apply action script code on it, how to animate it and much much more!
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create an effect which has surely caught your eye before (for example in files such as this one), the Pixel Explosion. During the process of making it we’ll learn how to extract BitmapData from a MovieClip, how to use a tweening engine and how to use event listeners.
This tutorial will teach you how to create and sign a simple AIR application using Flash CS4. AIR applications are standalone Flash programs that are installed on the end user’s machine using the AIR runtime. Such applications are cross-platform and have deeper access to the system that web based Flash movies, yet they can communicate with the web directly to create a rich web experience on the desktop.
This tutorial will teach you how to create a simple AIR application in the form of a simple desktop clock. In addition to the clock, the application will include a custom close button and the ability to drag the window around.
The program will be exported in AIR 1.5 format, it will be coded in AS3 and will be created using Flash CS4. This is a beginner tutorial that does not require any special knowledge other than basic AS3 skills.
Let’s see how to add an animated dropshadow filter to a Movie clip with actionscript 3.
In this tutorial we’ll create a Twitter Reader application, fed from your own Twitter updates. We’ll look at some of the features of the nativeWindow class, how to sign it and make an install package.
Using this thoroughly explained, detailed flash lesson, I will explain to you how to create advanced under water photo animation using the action script code and some special flash tips and tricks. You can use this animation for any flash banner, header or some presentation. Using this lesson, you will also learn how to import any photo into a flash stage, how to apply action script code on it, how to convert it into a movie clip symbol, how to create instance name and much more.
There are many popular open source tweening engines in the Flash community today. Numbered among these are Tweener, TweenLite/Tweenmax, Tweensy, and GTween. This is a short look at the capabilities of newcomer to the scene: BetweenAS3. BetweenAS3 is the tweening engine brainchild of Yoshihiro (yossy) Shindo and is available as part of the Spark project (i.e. it is brought to us by one of the same group that brought the world the FLARToolkit for Augmented Reality in Flash and countless other goodies).
In this tutorial I’ll explain how to access and use the Display List whilst creating an XML based image gallery with ActionScript 3.0.
Adobe Flash Catalyst is a new professional interaction design tool for rapidly creating user interfaces without coding.
Last tutorial, you have learn about the basic of Flash Catalyst. In following 2 tutorials, you will learn how to create a stylish flash website with a fancy navigation menu with 3d effect and assign action to the menu without any programming.
In the tutorials, I am working on illustrator CS3 and Flash Catalyst Beta 1. You can download trial version from adobe website if you have got it.
Last tutorial, you have learn to prepare artwork and import to Flash Catalyst. In the following tutorial. You will learn how to setup a menu will fancy 3d effect and use it as a navigation menu.
Flash isn’t only about mathematics and complicated action scripts, it’s also about vectors. One of Flash’s most under-utilized options is its ability to create realistic vectors from scratch.
For all you hopeful vector artists out there who don’t have the pocket change to purchase another software application, or for those who just want to try vectoring the Flash way, this is the tutorial for you.
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to create your own Flex feed reader application. In this case, the final result will be a simple feed reader which can be used in your blog or site to display your favorite feeds.