Aimed at Flash developers who like making games or other applications, this tutorial shows you how to use keyboard mapping so users can control the game using specific keys. This is also useful for photo galleries or slide shows, so users can navigate using their keyboard.
Get User Input From Flash
Add extra interactivity to your website by incorporating the Text Input component. This tutorial shows you how to build your own component and customize it for your website's needs. Text input allows your users to interact with the website by typing in information - like names ...more
Now that you've mastered the nuts and bolts of Python, it's time to add in another layer of complexity - allowing for user input to your program. Write a small dice rolling program using all the principles you've studied so far.
In the last iteration of how to train your python, we covered basic string manipulation and how we can use it to better evaluate user input. So, today we'll be covering how to take user input. User input is very important to scripting. How can we do what the user says if we ca ...more
Hey readers! This tutorial will be the entry point for the introduction of buffer overflows. Something like requesting user input is a very common place for vulnerabilities to pop up and we will definitely have fun while trying to make programs crash. But for now, let's start ...more
See how to use Swift 3D and Papervision to create user-interactive 3D scenes in Flash. Whether you're new to Electric Rain's popular Flash-oriented 3D modeler or just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program, you're sure to find much of value from this free video s ...more
A scrollbar adds a little bit of user interactivity to your website, letting visitors navigate and helping you optimize page space as well. This tutorial shows you how to utilize the scrollbar component when you're building a website in Adobe Flash CS3.
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Vuzix Corporation has lifted the preorder status on its M300 Smart Glasses, making the augmented reality device available for purchase by resellers, registered developers, enterprises, and consumers. The M300 is targeted for business use-cases, particularly industrial, constr ...more
Finally, what appears to be a fair and worthy competitor to the iPhone: Google's Nexus One. Unfortunately, not much competition concerning the price- runs exactly the same amount as the iPhone. Says Wired, "The Nexus One runs the latest version of Google’s Android mobile ope ...more
Here is an alternative method to run Ubuntu 10.04 on a Mac without actually installing it on your internal hard disk. The idea is to install Ubuntu on your USB flash disk, instead of installing it on your internal hard drive. I'm talking about a full disk installation. It won ...more
Both the OnePlus 5 and 5T have two pre-boot menus that every owner should know about: Recovery mode and bootloader mode. The recovery screen lets you wipe cache, perform a factory reset, or install firmware, which can help save the phone from a soft-brick. Bootloader mode, on ...more
Hacking Windows 10 : How to Break into Somebody's Computer Without a Password (Setting Up the Payload)
A powered-off Windows 10 laptop can be compromised in less than three minutes. With just a few keystrokes, it's possible for a hacker to remove all antivirus software, create a backdoor, and capture webcam images and passwords, among other highly sensitive personal data. The ...more
With an ordinary birthday card, we can introduce a physical device which contains malicious files into someone's home and deceive them into inserting the device into a computer. In my last series, we used a Post-it note to trick a neighbor into visiting a website that we cont ...more
How To : Exploring Kali Linux Alternatives: Getting Started with Pentoo for Advanced Software Installations
Kali Linux is probably the most well-known hacking distribution among penetration testers. However, there are alternative distros which offer versatility and advanced package management systems that are absolutely worth considering. One such distribution is Pentoo, a Gentoo-b ...more
Google Now, Siri, and Cortana aside, the main way you interact with your smartphone is through the keyboard. Every app you use, every search you perform, every message you send—the most fundamental interface between you and your device is that handful of characters and those 2 ...more
Whether it's the new iPad Killer or not, one thing's for sure—the Motorola XOOM is hackable. Just hours after its release last week, Verizon's new Android-based tablet (running Honeycomb) was rooted by hacker Koushik Dutta, which seems easy enough. "Since it’s another Google ...more
Now that the iPhone 4 is on Verizon, there's an increasing number of ex-Android users wanting to know how to take a screenshot on their new iOS device. We all know what a nightmare it was to take a screenshot on your Android device. You had to download the Android SDK, enable ...more
Want to program your own Java games and applications but don't know beans about object-oriented programming? Never you fear. This free video tutorial from TheNewBoston will have you coding your own Java apps in no time flat. Specifically, this lesson discusses how to use accep ...more
Flash CS4 is an incredibly powerful tool for creating all sorts of animated content like games, movies, and websites. This series of videos is meant as a introduction to some of the many tools available to the Flash CS4 user. It moves slowly, is very easy-to-follow, and after ...more
Want to program your own Java games and applications but don't know beans about object-oriented programming? Never you fear. This free video tutorial from TheNewBoston will have you coding your own Java apps in no time flat. Specifically, this lesson discusses how to receive a ...more
In this Flash and ActionScript video we will learn how to change the user's mouse cursor to a piece of artwork we made and then make it explode when a users clicks on a certain area of the stage. Also, see some helpful tips on basic Dynamic text. The exploding cursor is a grea ...more
This video will show you how to enable text copying in a flash website. By allowing text copying you are making your site more user friendly, but also making in more vulnerable to plagiarizers. Enable text copying in a flash website. Click through to watch this video on templa ...more
See how to build and animate a business card in Flash. The idea is that, when the user clicks the business card, it flips over and diplays information on the back and, when it is clicked again, it flips back over and displays the front again. This clip covers how to use the Mo ...more
XML video players are the most efficient and accessible type of video player that you can put on your website from both a user and a web designer standpoint. This video will teach you how to create one and put it on your website using Flash CS4 and Actionscript 3. After your d ...more
Almost every website on the web has buttons that enable users to interact with it. They are easy to make, but making them interesting and reactive to user's activities is more of a challenge. This video demonstrates how to create animated rollover buttons in Adobe Flash CS4 qu ...more
Interested in loading external images and SWF files in Flash? Learn how with help from this video. Learn how to load images and SWF files that are not actually in your Flash document dynamically using Actionscript 3.0. This can be especially useful if you are creating a websit ...more
In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Tony Ross revisits the tutorial how to build a basic site about Colors in Flash. This version is created using Actionscript 3. The basic principles learned from this tutorial will enable the user to create a variety of simple website ...more
Are you a Dreamweaver user who's looking to build a slide show? Check out this video and learn exactly how to create a sweet presentation. Plus, you'll see that Flash can create a slide show for you with lots of automation. Whether you're showing a nice slide show of your cats ...more
If you're Dreamweaver CS3 user who's looking to build a slide show, check out this video. You'll learn the ins and outs of creating a nice presentation, and, you'll see that Flash can create a slide show for you with lots of automation. Whether you're showing a sweet slide sho ...more
Crazy Taxi is a Facebook game that allows you to drive crazy in a cab. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to cheat and remove the traffic on Crazy Taxi (08/17/09). 0:00 First level (fast motion) 0:25 Start HxD, search & replace Hex-values (01a075d55d03, 02a175d55d03) Data ...more
Injection is an attack vector that involves breaking out of a data context and switching into a programming context through the use of special characters. These characters are significant to the interpreter being used, but not needed for the general user input being asked for. ...more
Transition between menus in a Flash user interface when working in Adobe Flash CS4. 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 particular iteration ...more
This beginners Flash CS3 software tutorial shows you how to work with timeline effects. The Flash tutorial will cover user of the timeline, Flash layouts and keyframing. If you are new to Flash CS3, watch and learn how to use timeline effects and create some simple animation m ...more
In this episode of Full Disclosure we are explaining the website attack known as Cross-Site Scripting (XSS). Cross-Site Scripting is a type of security vulnerability that affects web applications that do not sanitize user input properly. This kind of vulnerability allows an "a ...more
Building a DIY Alarm System: The Concept So, you want to protect your property, or maybe a room, car, or even your backyard. The concept of an alarm system is to notify the "alarm administrator" that there is an intruder entering the previously designated boundaries. The trig ...more
The last thing you want is for your animated avatar to accidentally 'flash' your user by letting the flesh peek through the clothing mesh. This tutorial shows you how you can animate the clothing and avoid this situation when working with Autodesk 3ds Max.
No doubt you've seen some of the hack logs being released. One part that stands out over and over again is the heavy database usage. It used to be early on that virus and hackers would destroy data, usually just for lulz. However, with the explosive commercial growth of the In ...more
Bash (Shell) Scripting for Beginners Intro I am an occasional Linux user currently playing around in CrunchBang and loving it. Prior to this, I used to dual-boot Windows and xfce-buntu (or xubuntu) at work, and due to some unforeseen circumstances, my screen always went fuzz ...more
In this article, I'll be exploring the basics of Python, i.e. variables, input and output. You'll need Python (2.7+), a computer, and some free time. Variables Simply put, variables are like envelopes. They are empty and meaningless until we place objects and meaning into th ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to flash the screen when receiving an alert in a Mac OS X computer. To turn on this option, go to the Universal Access window and select the Hearing tab. There will be 2 options for users to use. The first feature allows the user to fl ...more
Null Byte is looking for forum moderators! Last Friday's mission was to accomplish solving HackThisSite, basic mission 9. This mission delves a little further into Unix commands and remote directory traversal (which is just a fancy term for going through folders blindly). Th ...more
How To : How Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Attacks Sneak into Unprotected Websites (Plus: How to Block Them)
First you have to open your internet browser and then go to Google.com. Then search for "outlook connector download". Go to the top hit it gives you go to the site. Scroll down to where you can download the outlook connector and pick the top one of the two there. Run the file ...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!
Welcome to Compute & Conquer! This article may seem a little basic. We all have an idea of what a computer is but the fundamentals are necessary. Without knowing how something works, how can we determine a problem and find a solution when something goes awry? Way too often, I ...more
Introduction to the Basics of Off-Camera Flash There are a lot of resources on the web for using your flash. For Nikon shooters, the Strobist and Joe McNally are the best resources. For Canon shooters, maybe Syl Arena is the best. It doesn’t matter because if you are a Canon ...more
Add to the functionality and user interactivity of your website or other project constructed in Adobe Flash CS4 by incorporating the Label component. By using this component and Action Script 3, you can allow visitors or users to interact with graphics and images on your website.
Add an extra level of functionality and user interactivity by adding sound to your menu buttons on your Flash-based website! This tutorial shows you how to create these sound files, and then incorporate them into your dynamic Flash-based menu by using the ActionScript code.
This tutorial shows you how to use the Math.random() in Flash 8 to display images randomly without making a user click on the image. The original template being modified required users to click the image to change it. Display images randomly on a website using Flash 8. Click t ...more
Set up your Flash-based meshes in Away 3D to be responsive to user clicks. This particular tutorial will display the name of the image when the user clicks on it, and you're also taught how to use the ctrl+rollover command to navigate the program.
For people who want to make a more dynamic and user-friendly website, this tutorial demonstrates how you can use Action Script 3 in Adobe Flash to work with the DataGrid component function, especially when you want to render it dynamically.
See how to handle visual navigation with ActionScript user interface controls. This clip will show you what to do. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash IDE (previously titled Adobe Flex Builder) or simply wish to become better acquainted with the program, you're sure to ...more
This video shows you how to work with the Text tool, and how to style text using the Property Inspector in Flash CS3 Professional. You learn about the difference between dynamic, input, and static text fields. This tutorial also covers device fonts, and explains the benefits o ...more
Want to speed up a Microsoft Windows Vista PC? Have a USB drive? This PC user's guide from CNET TV demonstrates how to take advantage of Windows Vista's Readyboost feature to convert your flash drive into extra virtual ram for your computer. For specifics, and to get started s ...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
All the files you need are in a free download on DevelopPHP. PHP has to be on a server. It will not run on a local machine. Type your name. There are two variables which show up in the dialog boxes (which are stacked.) You can change the user name. It sets up a URL request and ...more
The Java windows can pop up and alert your user to important aspects of your website - such as receiving a forum message. This tutorial shows you how to make your own Java-style popup alert window using Action Script 3 and add it to your Flash-based website.
Add interactivity to your Flash files with this basic tutorial on start/stopDrag functions in ActionScript 2.0. This function allows the user to manually move objects with their mouse clicks. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular Flash-development platform or a seasoned web de ...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