Add a chat program to your website and allow the logged in users to talk to each other! You can write this program using Adobe Flash CS3, PHP and MySQL. This tutorial shows you how to write your own Flash chat program incorporating all three systems. Part 1 of 4 - How to Code ...more
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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.
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
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.
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.
Before you can work in Adobe Flash CS3, you'll need to know how to work with it. Learn how with this clip. 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 fr ...more
Make buttons which can interact with the timeline of your Adobe Flash animation. This tutorial shows you how to use the goto and navigation functions (like play, pause or rewind) that you can attach buttons to. Add more user functionality to your Adobe Flash CS3 animations!
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
Transition between different screens in Adobe Flash CS3 animations. Using simple shapes, this tutorial shows you the techniques you can use to set up transitions by using labelled buttons, layers, the timeline and motion tweens for your next Adobe Flash animation project.
This tutorial shows a beginner how to reverse their timeline animations, both by using Action Script code or by using the timeline functions. Set up your Adobe Flash CS3 animation timeline going in one direction, and then completely reverse it!
This video covers key concepts and methods for optimizing animations. You learn how and when to cache bitmaps, depending on the construction of the FLA file. You also learn how to organize ActionScript code in your document. Optimize animations and FLA files using Flash CS3 Pr ...more
This video shows you how to add a SWF file to a web page using Dreamweaver CS3. You learn how to test your Flash content in Dreamweaver, and modify your site layout around the SWF file. Check out this video created by Lynn Grillo now! Add Flash content to a web page using Drea ...more
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 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
This video shows you how to write ActionScript for components in Flash. You learn how to create a word search application using the new ActionScript 3.0 components. Check out this cool video by Buck DeFore! Write ActionScript for components in Adobe Flash CS3. Click through to ...more
Set up a series of shifting panels or a slideshow in Adobe Flash CS3. This technique can be added to a website, where a user can click on an array of thumbnail images to cause your panels to transition. This technique shows you how to create this animation without using motion ...more
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.
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
Flash CS4 may be the newest, most sexy version of Flash, but some people prefer the older, more distinguished CS3 version. This video will walk you through all the basics of using flash CS3 slowly and forgivingly. Follow along, and you'll be well on your way to mastering Flash ...more
After you have your image or clip, you can then set up a preloader using Adobe Flash CS3 - a loading bar that lets the watchers of your clip see it loading on their screen. This tutorial shows you how to set up both the clip and preloader for your next project. Part 1 of 2 - H ...more
You can easily get your flash video up and running on your web page without having to write one bit of code. See how easy it is to create a code-free Flash video in this Flash CS3 tutorial. If you want to create your own project in Flash and follow along with this tutorial, th ...more
This tutorial is for anyone who wants to create their own Flash-based website, even those with little to no coding experience. You're shown how to incorporate animations, loader bars, and other interactive content into your website; as well as how to manage it all from the adm ...more
The quiz - a popular and pervasive form of content for websites. They can be just for fun, or to help you collect demographic data on visitors to your website. This tutorial shows you how to use radio buttons to write quizzes, tests and other similar forms in Adobe Flash CS3.
Actions allow you to control your movie timeline and buttons in various ways. This tutorial starts with a basic image and shows you how to utilize the different actions available to you when creating an animation in Adobe Flash CS3. Part 1 of 2 - How to Add basic actions to yo ...more
Learn how to create simple, frame-by-frame animations within Adobe Flash CS3. 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 tutoria ...more
See how to create simple motion tween fades when working in Adobe Flash CS3. 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 ...more
Need some help figuring out how to generate motion/shape tweens in Adobe Flash CS3? This clip will show you how it's done. 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 su ...more
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.
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
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
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
The color picker component in Adobe Flash Creative Suite 3 will let visitors to your website choose their own color from a pre-selected palette and apply it to your specially indicated dynamic objects. Useful for paper-doll programs or other similar applications!
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
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
First of all open adobe Firework CS3/CS4. Open the 'file', then 'new' and set a banner with 'width' as 900, 'height' as 100 and ‘resolution’ set as 72. It shall open a banner for you on the screen. Now from the side bar underneath the vector, select the 'ellipse tool' and then ...more
Creating a website from scratch is one of the most productive and most challenging things that you can do on a computer, whether the site promotes your own services and interests or you're being paid to make it for someone else. This nine-part video will walk you through the e ...more
Create a Star Trek-themed Facebook application! This tutorial shows you how to make a simple Flash application with a Klingon theme. You're walked through all the steps using Flash Builder in Adobe Flash CS5 to create the Hello World application for Klingon Facebook users. Par ...more
Learn how to create your own card game using Adobe Flash and ActionScript 3! This tutorial shows you how to code a Flash version of blackjack, but you'll be able to expand on the principles taught in this tutorial to make your own card game in any style.
The value of having a good logo for your enterprise, no matter what it is, is not new and very great. Flash and other modern digital art tools have taken the art of logo creation to heights never before imagined. This video will teach you how to create a cool 3D logo using Fla ...more
Using Action Script, you can turn an image into a link to a website within your animation or movie clip. This tutorial demonstrates how you make invisible buttons and attach them to your chosen images in order to turn them into links.
Looking to get into flash animation and not sure where to start? With this great video series you'll learn how to create a silly stick man animation that'll get your flash animation skills up and running! Go from the beginning to the end with these simple tutorials showing you ...more
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
360 degree panoramic viewers are a staple of all kinds of websites from real estate to auto sales. This video will teach you how to create a a 360 degree view that will display on your website using Flash CS3 and Actionscript 3. Don't restrict your users to just one photo, let ...more
Marvel's recent string of wildly successful films based on its wildly successful comics have ushered in a whole new era of comic book films. All of the Marvel films have a very cool Marvel logo effect during their opening credits. This video will teach you how to create the sa ...more
The iMac may not the sexy new little darling of the Apple lineup that it was when it came out in the 90's, but it is still a very effective computing option for those that want Apple features without spending Apple money. This video will teach you how to draw the iconic iMac d ...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.
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.
This Adobe Flash CS4 tutorial shows you how to create a graphic symbol. Creating a graphic symbol lets you reuse the image in other projects, and set up a few other interactive and dynamic functions when you incorporate graphic symbols into your animations.
This tutorial shows you how to use the deco tool available to users of Adobe Flash CS5. The deco tool can create both static and animated images, and this tutorial demonstrates how you can use the deco tool to quickly create a skyline picture in Adobe Flash.
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.
This video tutorial will show you how to start animating using the basics in Adobe Flash CS4. This is basically just an introduction to Adobe Flash CS4. You will learn about the Welcome Screen, Defaults, Properties, Layouts, and Tools. Adobe Flash (previously called Macromedi ...more
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.
Adobe Flash is a plugin driver you'll need to watch many web videos directly in your browser - like the popular Firefox. This video shows you how to download and install Adobe Flash and install it on Firefox 3.6 (though this tutorial should work for other versions of Firefox, ...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
This tutorial demonstrates how you can use ActionScript and Adobe Flash CS3 to set up links on your website to allow users to download various files, such as making .pdfs, .docs or .mp3s available for download. You're also shown how to link to an external website, or set up an ...more
In this tutorial you will learn how to create a realistic water rippling effect on a static image using masking in Flash. Video: .
This clip presents a brief look at some of the basics of working with Flash Video in Adobe Flash CS4. See how to convert to the FLV format, how to transform the video using, for example, the new 3d Rotate tool, and how to build a simple stop and play button setup. Whether you' ...more
You can't get away with working in Flash CS3 and not using ActionScript and code forever. If you are ready to make the jump and get started with basic coding, watch this tutorial. This tutorial starts with a visual analogy about how streaming Flash video works and moves on to ...more
About a year ago, Abode decided to discontinue support for Flash on the Android platform. With its security concerns, it's understandable why some people would want to disable Flash on their devices, but there are still some things you can't do without it. Amazon Instant Video ...more