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 or email addreses.
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 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.
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 content.
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 Numeric Stepper component in Adobe Flash CS 4 is a small but very useful feature which allows users to select any number in a particular quantity - such as giving a birthday or indicating how many of a particular product they want to buy. Watch this tutorial to learn how you can use the Numeric Stepper component for your own projects.
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.
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.
A Data Grid lets you organize information on your website or other Flash project. Create lists or schedules, like concert dates, by using the Data Grid component included in Adobe Flash CS4, and then modify it using Action Script 3.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 looking to improve you're chops, you're sure to benefit from this free video programming lesson. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Create a 3-D room using Flash Catalyst. This tutorial shows you how to get a 3-D effect using several different planes to look like walls, floors and ceilings. All the techniques you'll need to know are demonstrated in this easy to follow step by step tutorial.
Facebook has provided developers with a whole library of code usable for creating applications. This tutorial shows you how to get the code, and then how to use it so you can start developing your own Facebook apps using Adobe Flash and Action Script
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Here's a quick tutorial on how to alter your Flash animations. You can use the pen tool in Adobe Flash CS5, and its companion tools, to change the curve of motion in your animation and edit the Bezier curves which define the path.
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.
Have a great idea for a Flash-based Facebook game that will be the next Farmville? This tutorial shows you how to use Flash Builder to create your own Facebook-compatible game or application that will run in Adobe Flash Player.
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 work with the UI loader component using Adobe Flash
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.
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 Script
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 Builder.
Create a content-containing (such as clickable graphics, buttons or hyperlinks) window which can be dragged across the screen by your user without losing any of the content! This tutorial shows you how to make this window look exactly like a Mac OS content window as well, using Adobe Flash CS3.
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.
A style sheet can ensure a uniform appearance for your website, as it gives you the ability to standardize font appearance, layout and spellings of unusual words on your website. This tutorial shows you how to create a style sheet and then import it into the Adobe Flash CS5 program using ActionScript 3.
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.
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.
Code a retro style video game using old school sprites or other animated .gifs. This tutorial shows you how you can take a small character and animate him to walk across the screen. Make your own homage to Mario or a nostalgia-fueled video game or animation!
This animation can be very useful to create banners, and shows you how to use ActionScript 3 and the timeline function of Adobe Flash CS3 to set the background of mountains and a moon. Then create a few flying bats and animate them to fly across the screen in a loop!
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.
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.
A multiplane animation allows for objects in the stage to move at various speeds, and also allows for a certain level of user interactivity, as the speed or orientation of the stage can change depending on where the mouse cursor is.
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-based website.
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.