Flash is the programming language of choice for most really snazzy websites these days. It can be a bit intimidating though. This video demonstrates how to do one common task, making a slideshow, in this powerful language, specifically Adobe Flash CS4. Zest up that website.
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Adobe Flash CS4 is a powerful, but intimidating program for creating awesome, dynamic websites. This video tutorial demonstrates how to make a slideshow in the newest version of Flash and the Slideshow Pro plugin, which is readily available for free download. These step-by-ste ...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
Code your Flash-based website so that your content can remain the same, no matter if visitors are viewing your site on a computer screen, smartphone display or even a high-definition TV. This tutorial shows how you can code your fluid website to achieve the true fit effect. Pa ...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
This tutorial shows you how to code an intro sequence for the first page of your Flash-based website. You're also shown how to code a dynamic loader bar, so visitors can easily tell how long the content will take to load in their browser. Part 1 of 2 - How to Structure a Flash ...more
In this episode of MindPower, Bryce teaches how to create a photo slideshow in Flash, using only Xara Web Designer 5 from Magix AG. To see more of my vids, check out MindPower World (C)2010 Bryce L. Tomlinson & NewDepthMedia.com LLC
In this video, we learn how to create a free flash website using Wix. First, log online and go to "www.wix.com" and either create a screen name or log into your account. Now, click on "create" and choose a premade template or make one from scratch. Now, change the background t ...more
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.
Welcome to part 7 of this epic 60-part video series on how to make your own website using Flash CS4 from scratch, no experience necessary! This section details how to use actionscripts and other techniques to make your websites more interactive and appealing to potential traff ...more
Making your own website from scratch is one of the most challenging and rewarding ways that you can take advantage of the internet. This mammoth 60-part video series walks you through the process of doing just that in Adobe Flash CS4. This is chapter 3 of that series, and cove ...more
Back in the analog days, slideshows were considered a boring aside reserved for family get-togethers and corporate events. On the web, where they can be viewed at the viewers own pace and from their own comfy chair, slideshows (or picture galleries) are enjoying a renaissance. ...more
Slideshow is such a dirty word. Most people immediately think of boring family reunions or 1980's corporate meetings when they hear it. That's probably why web designers prefer using the term image gallery to refer to their slideshow-like works. This video will teach you how t ...more
In this video, you will see how to create a complete, simple XML gallery using Adobe Illustrator CS4. This tutorial is somewhere between intermediate and advanced level, so if you know a little bit about ActionScript you should be just fine. Whether you're new to Adobe's popul ...more
This tutorial shows you how to create a scroll bar for text on a website using Flash 8. Create a scroll bar on a website using Flash 8. Click through to watch this video on template-help.com
This tutorial shows you how to change stagnant text into a dynamic text field on a website using Flash 8. Create a dynamic text field for a website using Flash. Click through to watch this video on template-help.com
This tutorial shows you how to add the current date and time to a website in Flash 8. Set up current date and time on a website in Flash 8. Click through to watch this video on template-help.com
This tutorial shows you how to create masked text on a website in Flash 8. This type of effect allows you to hide part of an object or text and slowly reveal or "animate" it. Great for making spotlight kind of effects. Create masked text on a website using Flash 8. Click throu ...more
Allow visitors to your website to leave comments and feedback on your website with Flash and Action Script 3. This tutorial walks you through the process, also using PHP and MySQL, to create your guestbook and then add it to 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.
The Text Area Component is a tool available to website developers who are using Adobe Flash CS4 to build their website, and it designates a specific area of your field as text-based. You can also set up these fields as either editable or non-editable.
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.
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
Use ActionScript 3 and Adobe Flash CS3 to add in a slider component to the website or project you're building in Flash. A slider component can allow users to do things like change the size of animations on your website.
Checkboxes let users to your site select or deselect items in a list (such as adding products to a shopping cart or selecting multiple answers to a quiz or poll). This tutorial shows you how to build and incorporate checkboxes to your website or other Flash project.
This tutorial shows you how to create a picture rotating slideshow, that fades in and out using Adobe Flash. Using optimized embedded photos is not the only way, but it is a very basic and easy method to create a slideshow picture rotator. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular ...more
Add a small bit of content which appears whenever visitors to your website mouse over a specific area of your website - such as having your company's slogan appear in a small text box when users hover their mouse over the log.
If you don't have Adobe Flash, you can still edit Flash content on your websites. All you need is to know how to use external configuration, which you can do just from Notepad and a few .txt files. This tutorial demostrates how you can edit Flash content without having Flash B ...more
If you don't want to use a preloader bar, you can use the circular animation instead. This tutorial shows you how to code a circular preloader and have the animation go either clockwise or counterclockwise using a mid-level masking technique in Action Script 3.0.
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
This series of video is part 6 of this epic 60-part video series on how to make a website from scratch using Flash CS4. This section covers how to construct motion tweens effectively and use symbols to create more complex animations. Watch the first chapter here and the next, ...more
What You See Is What You Get, or WYSIWYG, is a useful type of web builder which allows new users or beginning coders create their own websites by using a type of plug and play interface. This tutorial shows you how to build an entire website using a WYSIWYG Flash-based editor. ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to create custom, dynamic slideshows with Adobe Flash Professional CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe Flash or merely unfamiliar with Flash Professional CS5, you're sure to benefit from this free video software tutorial from Lynda. For more informa ...more
This tutorial shows you how to make a spinning logo on a website using Flash 8. Make a spinning website logo in Flash. Click through to watch this video on template-help.com
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
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 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.
The ComboBox component in Adobe Flash CS4 allows you to create drop-down menus, which you can incorporate into your own website in any number of dynamic ways, especially for those running their own e-store. This tutorial shows you how to set up your own ComboBox and add it to ...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
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.
Learn how to export a Flash .SWF file and put onto your website using Adobe Dreamweaver.
Needing to load website content with AS2 into Flash? You've come to the right place. In the following video, learn how to load text from a text file sitting on a web server and display it in Flash using dynamic text and Actionscript 2.0. Also taught? How to load a jpg, gif, pn ...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.
Add an extra level of security to your website by creating your own dynamic 'Buy It Now' button for PayPal-using visitors to your website. Coding this button is very easy, and you can even animate it to draw more attention to your webstore.
Kush talks about ways to add a Flash pre-loader to make waiting for a website to load less annoying while exploring the Miramare Castle in Trieste, Italy. Ask the Adobe Ones is the show on Adobe TV where YOU get to be the star! Ask anything related to all things Adobe on an o ...more
Add music content to your website! If you want to add a scrollable, clickable playist to your Flash-based website (like to show off your band's music), this tutorial shows you a step by step process to building this interactive .mp3 player using Adobe Flash CS3 and Action Scri ...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.
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
Use the Flash CS3 website builder and the Action Script code to load in a series of images, then create Next and Previous buttons so you can add a gallery or slideshow feature to your website. Allow users to browse images or a portfolio on your website!
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
Adobe Fireworks is a powerful vector graphics editing tool for creating Flash websites. It has many powerful functions, just one of which you will learn how to use here. This video explains how to make slideshows (or image galleries for the web-savvy) that will display on your ...more
This video breaks down a composite that makes up a website and shows you how to take the layers and images and layout you created in Photoshop, and transfer them to Flash. Within Flash, you can go through each layer and determine how you want it to be saved. Tanya Staples does ...more
Creating a website using Flash CS4 is one of the most challenging and rewarding ways that you can utilize the internet. This video is chapter 5 of a comprehensive series of videos on designing your own website from scratch using Flash CS4. This chapter covers creating and usin ...more
Twitter has become one of the most popular and powerful populists movements / websites on the web. You may want to integrate it into you Flash website or animations as a result. This two-part video will teach you how to use Twitter API to bring Twitter and all of its tweets in ...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
The 3D page flip is one of the coolest and most underutilized effects that you can put on your website using Flash CS4. You may also know it from the iPod interface. This video will teach you how to create the effect yourself with Flash and Actionscript 3, giving your websites ...more
In this video tutorial, Creative Cow leader Tony Ross demonstrates how to add a simple pause/resume functionality to a scrolling image bar using Actionscript 2. If you have a scrolling image bar on your website, this Flash Actionscript 2 tutorial will show you how to let users ...more
Club Penguin is a flash-based website with an a virtual world of online games for kids to play. Learn how to hack Club Penguin with tricks and cheats. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to find hidden items in the Club Penguin catalog (09/29/09). Club Penguin is a multipl ...more
Know where the Dojo in the Courtyard is on Club Penguin? Then did you know you can walk on top of it? It's a cool little glitch that you can without getting banned from Club Penguin or anything like that. It's just a simple Club Penguin glitch. Watch this video tutorial to le ...more
Club Penguin is a flash-based website with an a virtual world of online games for kids to play. Learn how to hack Club Penguin with tricks and cheats. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to hack Club Penguin for loads of money with WPE Pro (03/22/09). 1. Open Up you intern ...more