Add a rollover and rollout effect your movie clips created in Adobe Flash CS3. This tutorial shows you the process to add in an extra level of interactivity to your projects created using Flash. Achieve this effect by using the Tweener Class.
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Add shine to your buttons and other basic shapes when you're animating in Adobe Flash CS3! Shiny buttons can add more depth to your project and give it more of a professional appearance. This tutorial shows you how to make shiny buttons for your next Flash animation.
Add lists to your Flash-based website, game or other project. This tutorial shows you how to use Action Script 3 and Adobe Flash CS4 to create custom lists with interactivity features, like music playlists, and incorporate them into your project.
In this clip, you'll learn how to add Shaders and Pixel Bender to Away3D Lite in Adobe Flash Builder. Whether you're new to the PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor scripting language or are a seasoned web developer merely looking to improve your chops, you're sure to find benefit in t ...more
This tutorial demonstrates how you can use the For Loops function in the Adobe Flash CS3 program in order to create duplicates of movie clips you have placed in your library. You're also shown how to use Action Script to add and create child clips.
This tutorial goes over the various methods and techiques you can use to alter images using Adobe Flash CS3, such as extending the edges, trace bitmapping, patterning your images or shapes, and even set your bitmap as it's own fill color.
Need some help figuring out how to add drag-and-drop functionality to your Flash project? With Flash CS5, it's easy, and this clip will show you how it's done. Whether you're new to Adobe Flash or merely unfamiliar with Flash Professional CS5, you're sure to benefit from this ...more
Radio buttons let you build quizzes, surveys and polls which you can incorporate into your website, game, animation or other Flash-based project. Follow this short tutorial, which explains how to code radio buttons and then customize their appearance in Adobe Flash CS4.
The Color Picker component lets users change colors of a designated item - like choosing red lilies or white lilies in a Flash-based game. This tutorial demonstrates how to construct your items in ActionScript 3 and then attach them to the Color Picker function in Adobe Flash.
Want to commemorate your recent trip to Spain with a professional slide show for family and friends? Then meet Flash CS4, your new BFF. Hit up this tutorial to learn how to craft a four-photo slide show in the Flash program for a beauteous piece of computer art that'll save y ...more
Updated from the old CS3 tutorial! This video demonstrates how you can set up a simple spin animation using the most recent version of Adobe Flash, Creative Suite 4. Start with a simple square animation, and then make it spin!
This is a tutorial that shows how to make buttons with effects that will link you to web pages. The program is Adobe Flash CS3
Want to add a clickable button to your website, but want something a little more exciting than just the ordinary picture or text button? If you have Adobe Flash and After Effects CS4, then you can design yourself a really cool, electrified button with your logo on it. Click he ...more
Add a background .mp3 file to play music when visitors come to your website. You can also build buttons to allow users to pause, mute or play the file while they're on your website. This tutorial shows you how to build this system using Action Script 3 and Adobe Flash CS4.
Take an animation created in one project and import it into a different project! There are several ways to accomplish this - you can make a new layer or just use the copy command. However, an easier method is to set up your libraries in Adobe Flash CS5 to be shared.
Create your own loader component to incorporate into your Flash-based website or other Flash application. This component will increase the ability for users to interact dynamically with your website and create more user-friendly content. This tutorial shows you how you can wor ...more
A numeric stepper component is one which you can add to your website to allow users to select numbers or from a list of avaiable items - useful, for instance, if you wanted a webstore which allowed for a quantity function. This Adobe Flash CS3 tutorial shows you how to create ...more
Here's how to make a simple animation you can apply in more complex animations - a bouncing ball. This tutorial shows you how to start a brand new project, and then how to create an animated bouncing ball in Adobe Flash CS4.
A masking animation is a small animation which reveals the image behind it, which can be used to call attention to an image. This tutorial shows you how to use the masking technique in Adobe Flash CS3 for your own projects and websites.
In this clip, you'll learn how to insert an animation with its own independently-controllable timeline within a second, larger frame animation. Whether you're new to Adobe Flash or merely unfamiliar with Flash Professional CS5, you're sure to benefit from this free video softw ...more
Learn how to use a movie clip symbol in Flash to repeat or reuse an animated library item. This free video software tutorial will walk you through the entire process. For detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started creating movie clip symbols within Adobe Flash you ...more
This video is an extremely quick yet advanced tutorial of how to create Japanimation eyes in the Adobe Flash program. Otherwise known as "Manga", this style was created in the late 19th century Japan and is still commonly used in comics, books, media and cartoons. This is not ...more
Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with Flash CS3, you're sure to benefit from this free software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch ...more
In this clip, we learn how to connect a class to a symbol within Flash Professional CS5. Whether you're new to the Adobe's popular Flash authoring application, new to ActionScript 3.0 or are a seasoned Flash developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself with Flash Profe ...more
In this clip, we learn how to make use of timelines when working in Flash Professional CS5. Whether you're new to the Adobe's popular Flash authoring application, new to ActionScript 3.0 or are a seasoned Flash developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself with Flash Pr ...more
In this clip, we learn how to make use of the display list when working in Flash Professional CS5. Whether you're new to the Adobe's popular Flash authoring application, new to ActionScript 3.0 or are a seasoned Flash developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself with F ...more
In this clip, we learn how to use proper XML and E4X syntax in Flash Professional CS5. Whether you're new to the Adobe's popular Flash authoring application or are a seasoned Flash developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself with Flash Professional CS5, you're sure to ...more
In this clip, we learn how to track load progress within a Flash Professional CS5 project. Whether you're new to the Adobe's popular Flash authoring application, new to ActionScript 3.0 or are a seasoned Flash developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself with Flash Pro ...more
In this clip, we learn how to make use of the Flash Professional CS5 Code Snippets panel. Whether you're new to the Adobe's popular Flash authoring application or are a seasoned Flash developer merely looking to better acquaint yourself with Flash Professional CS5, you're sure ...more
Use Flash CS4 to create a simple scene animation and then use Dreamweaver to include it into a web page. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of this ...more
Step 1 In the Adobe Flash program, select “Flash File (Actionscript 3.0)” from the “Create New” menu. Switch the workspace layout by clicking on the dropdown menu in the upper left of the top menu bar, and selecting “Designer.” You can adjust the size and color of the document ...more
Layer masks create a viewing window to the layer(s) behind it. Manipulating the mask can create certain effects or animation without editing the object or layer directly. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web developer looking to be ...more
You can resize keyframes in Adobe Flash and you can do this for anything like images, animation etc. So to do this first click on your first keyframe and hold down the shift key and then click on the last keyframe. Now select the free transform tool and resize that as showing ...more
Motion tweening is one of the core techniques used to create Flash animations in Adobe CS5. This video demonstrates how an animator can use tweening together with the motion editor available in Creative Suite 5 to perfect any animated Flash projects.
First of all you have to go to Adobe. You have to hit on the button that says "get adobe flash player". Now you have to hit the button "Agree and install now". Now you have to click on 'save file ' tab. Once the download is finished then you have to click it to open. Then hit ...more
This video explains how to make basic moving text in Adobe Flash. First, insert the text in the top left corner of the stage area. Then convert the text to a symbol. After that you want to go to frame 30 in the timeline and insert the key frame. Then choose Create Motion Tween ...more
In this video, we learn how to test Adobe Flash, Shockwave, Acrobat & Java. First, see if you have Acrobat Reader installed and working properly by reading this PDF. If you have it installed properly, you will see a PDF with a configuration guide. To see if Shockwave works, go ...more
Second part in a series of YouTube videos illustrating just how easy it is to use Adobe Flash CS3 to create simple animations. In a few simple steps, you'll learn to use keyframes to make figures come to life, and state changes to help add the illusion of motion to objects thr ...more
In this video the instructor shows how to make a banner is Adobe Flash CS3. To do this open Adobe Fireworks and create a new document. Set the canvas size to 468 pixels in width and 50 pixels in height. This size is perfect to produce a good banner. Now using a rectangle too s ...more
There are a few ways to bring pictures into a Flash file. This tutorial shows one simple way to do that. You can work with the photos in many ways, which will be discuss in later tutorials. Importing a .psd directly into Flash can be very useful because it maintains the layers ...more
In this clip, you'll learn everything you'll need to know to add buttons and states to your Flash Builder projects. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Eclipse-based integrated development environment (formerly known as Flex Builder) or are a seasoned developer merely lookin ...more
Step 1 Launch the Adobe Flash program and select “Flash File (Actionscript 3.0)” under the “Create New” menu. Change the workspace layout to “Essentials” by clicking on the drop-down menu in the upper left of the top menu bar. Step 2 From the top menu, select File, Import, Im ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to set up PV3D for hacking the Number3D class. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Eclipse-based integrated development environment (formerly known as Flex Builder) or are a seasoned developer merely looking to improve you're chops, you're sure ...more
In this clip, you'll learn a trick for running Flash on an Apple iPad. It's an easy process and this video presents a complete guide. For more information, including a full demonstration and detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this helpful home-computing how-to.
Scroll panes can create frames within your website, which can be condensed and then scrolled through. Scroll panes help you optimize the screen space without losing out on content. Follow along with this tutorials and add a scroll pane to your own website or other Flash-based ...more
Let visitors to your website vote on a poll! Then, display the results to viewers, and also set it up so certain IPs can only vote once. You can easily code this poll using Flash, and this tutorial shows you how to create your own poll.
An image fade or other transition can give a slide show or other graphic display on your website an extra level of attractiveness and professionalism. This effect is easy to code using ActionScript, and this tutorial shows you how to set up a fade transition for your Flash-bas ...more
Save space on your page by adding a scroll bar! This tutorial teaches you two separate techniques: first, how to create custom movie clips or similar content for your webpage; and then how to incorporate a scrolling list into that particular element of your website.
This is a very basic tutorial which shows you how to set up a square, convert it to a movie script, and then set up an animation and see your square spin. A simple clip, but you can apply it to many different objects, not just squares!
If you are just getting started working with Flash, CS3 might be a good place to start since it's cheaper and simpler than it's newer counterparts. This video will teach you how to use Flash CS3 to perform a basic task: drawing a human eye. Once you can do this, you can start ...more
For loops throwing you for a loop? Don't fret. This free video tutorial will see to it that you know everything you need to know in order to understand and use for loops in your own Flash projects. For more information, including step-by-step instructions on how to code your o ...more
One of the first things you may want to know when learning how to animate in Flash is how to orient an object to a path — the path, in turn, serving as a sort of metaphorical track for your Flash element. This video how-to tutorial covers creating a multi-object symbol and mo ...more
This tutorial shows you start to finish how to draw an image of a bully with a water bottle in hand and then fling that water bottle onto someone else using FL Studio. This a useful reference piece for trying to animate splashing water or similar water physics. It's not precis ...more
First select the pencil tool then click on pencil mode which is located at the bottom of the toolbar, select straighten and draw a line as in the video. Now you can see that the line is automatically adjusted, it will make the round and straight shape in the line depending on ...more
The drawing tools in flash aren't always the most intuitive to newcomers. In this tutorial, Ralf will show you how to use the basic drawing tools in flash. You learn the difference between Merge Shapes and Drawn Objects, which are all shapes of the same look and feel with the ...more
In this video, we learn how to make objects transparent in Flash. First, open your object up and convert it to a symbol in Flash. It doesn't matter if it's a graphic or movie clip, just make sure it's a symbol. Next, click on the symbol you just created and go to "properties". ...more
First go to import and click open external library and open your ball as shown before before and drag it to the library window. Now drag it to the first frame and insert key frame to 60 frame. Now insert the ball to the 60th frame. Now click on add motion guide icon and selec ...more
In this series of easy-to-follow diy videos, our Flash expert explains the intricacies of importing Photoshop layers of text and graphics, as well as import entire files into the Flash program. Once imported, these files can be turned into buttons for your interface, images an ...more
Roughly four years ago, Adobe decided to abandon development of the mobile version of their popular Flash Player browser plugin. Their excuse at the time was that this move would enable them to focus more on HTML5 development for mobile devices and allow them to put more effor ...more
Welcome back, my novice hackers! New hackers often ask me the same question: "What is the easiest platform to hack?" My response is always the same—it is not a platform, but rather a particular piece of software that is easiest to hack, which is on nearly every client-side sy ...more