4550 readersYou should already know flixel. I blogged a bit about it some time ago in flixel for absolute beginners and flixel for absolute beginners – part 2. Now it’s time to make something serious, but in this first step I am covering again the basics of creation of a flixel game using Flash Builder 4.
1972 readersIn most cases, when you design a Flash game the main screen is the last thing you add to your project. This way, sometimes you may forget to include a feature or two because you want your game to be released into the wild. Since you shouldn’t understimate the main screen (all in all it’s
6822 readersJesse Freeman has post a new Flash tutorial: Building Frogger with Flixel: Game Basics and Sprite, how to build a Flash game Frogger for the Web and AIR on Android. The game used the excellent game framework Flixel to get up and running quickly. About Flixel Flixel is perfect for retro 8-bit looking games since
8188 readersWe’ve entered another month, so here’s another Exclusive Freebie for Activetuts+ readers; a dynamic puzzle! Play with it, test your ingenuity, pick apart the source code and have fun! The source files come in both Flash CS5 and Flash Builder flavors (if you’re unfamiliar with working in Flash Builder check out the guide below). Flash
2860 readersA very good video on adding splash screen to mobile applications developed using Flash Builder Burrito. Adding a Splash Screen for Mobile Applications with Flash Builder Burrito, AIR 2.5, and Flex SDK Hero from Smart Ameba on Vimeo.
10841 readersFlash Builder 4.6 includes a new feature to allow you to add a dynamic splash screen component to your mobile application. This feature will allow you to load a different image based on a few different properties you can set to ensure you get the best image for the right device. The properties you can
7217 readersThis entry is part 2 of 2 in the series An Introduction to FlashPunkIn the last tutorial, we introduced FlashPunk and its capabilities. Now it’s time to build a game with it! We’ll build a top-down, mouse-controlled shoot-’em-up, with a title screen and a game over screen. Read on to learn more… Final Result Preview Let’s take
9931 readersI noticed that some AIR apps on my iPad2 show their splash screen instantly, whereas others (Politifact, Neptune) show a blank black screen for 2-3 seconds before their splash screen. The latter are using the Flex framework, although this is not completely a Flex issue, but rather any AIR app that uses a Flash preloader.
4411 readersVia Peter, here is an other new mobile feature in Flex 4.5 that make it really easy to create applications: Splash Screen component. Splash Screen component is an image that shows up while the application is launching and gives a visual indicatio...
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