In this tutorial you will learn how to create a realistic water rippling effect on a static image using masking in Flash.
If you'd like to create a cool presentation with Flash, check out this video and the Flash plug-in flipdoo. Flipdoo allows you to build stunning flash flip books for both online and offline use in minutes. You don't need any additional software. Import your PDFs, configure book look & feel and publish. This is the best way to create digital ( electronic ) editions such as any type of publications, magazines, brochures and catalogues. Flipdoo Publisher is a Windows desktop application that hel...
If you're using Adobe Flash and are looking how to import or export a .flv file, this great how-to will walk you through all the necessary steps. This tutorial uses Flash CS3, but the information is the same for Flash CS4 an CS5 as well. As you know, Flash is a very versatile program and many, many things on the net are created with it. Knowing how to do this is essential for working with Flash and creating projects, so check it out and get exporting today.
Make spinning 3D animations of spirographs, DNA, wormholes, spirals and tubes using Adobe Flash and Actionscript 3 in this video from the flashbuilding tutorial series designed for the regular guy and ordinary folks.
This tutorial will work with any version of Adobe Flash from CS3 to CS5, and shows you how to create an awesome, creepy lightning flash effect that will briefly and clearly illuminate everything else on your screen - like a shambling zombie!
In this tutorial, we learn how to design a cartoon environment in Adobe Flash. Start out by picking the color for the green. Use different types of green, making a gradient so it transitions from a lighter to a darker color. After this, draw on the sky making it go from darker at the top to lighter blue at the bottom near the grass. Add in a fence on the grass, then draw on circles with gradient layers to create mountains. Create a new layer to make dirt and grass on the front of the picture ...
A video that demonstrates the use of Adobe Flash for creating sprites for use in animation in games.
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 here for the source files.
Have multiple animations going at the same time in your Flash project! This tutorial shows you how to use the scene editor, timeline and other functions in Adobe Flash CS4 and Swift 3D to make multiple animations run concurrently in a single project.
Use the Flash tools in Adobe Flash CS5 to create an animated character after you've already used the bone tool to create your character pose. Create several poses for your movie clip and then string them together in an animation using Flash!
Take an .flv video clip and embed it as a Flash movie, complete with stop, play and pause buttons to control the video. This tutorial shows you how you can use the Adobe Flash software to set up your own embedded videos.
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.
Pixelation is a dreaded effect which can corrupt your image when you try to resize or rotate an image and end up with jagged edges. This tutorial shows you how you can use Flash to smooth out your images and prevent pixelated images.
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.
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 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