426 readersFor most newbies, the concept of symbols in Flash can be pretty confusing. I've known enough designers who - even after working with Flash for years - are pretty clueless about the best way to use symbols in their work. Let's take a closer look at symbols and text.Category:Flash Basics TutorialsAuthor: KingDogDate: July 15, 2011
2652 readersContinuing my rant about styles in the Adobe Flex world I'd like to review programmatic drawing of assets. Just for fun I'll be drawing jelly beans. First up I'll take a stab at drawing one with the regular ole drawing api. This may sound odd to our Flex audience but a long long time ago
24435 readersThis entry is part 2 of 3 in the series The Math and ActionScript of CurvesIn the first tutorial of this series, we took a look at drawing curves using equations and AS3. Now, we’re going to tackle solving those equations to find the roots of a curve – that is, the places where the
1348 readersLearn handy tips for drawing in Flash, focusing on some essential drawing tools that make creating artwork quick and simple. Starting with Flash's unique line tools, we go further by converting lines to create fills.Category:Flash Animation TutorialsAuthor: digitalartsDate: March 15, 2010
40273 readersThis entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Flash Tips and Best Practices for DesignersThe first time I used Flash was around 13 years ago. It was version 3 and Flash was hailed as the fancy new vector based animation tool that would soon take the web design world by storm. Over the
11517 readersFor designers, a huge part of Flash’s appeal lies in its ability to let users add motion and interactivity to just about anything. For most new users, the real Wow! factor comes when they first figure out how to bring things to life using the Flash timeline and ActionScript. Today we will look at how
6176 readersLet me preface this article by stating that I am a pretty big fan of the Flash Platform. Over the last 5 years, I fell in love with Flash and the Flash Platform. Heck, I've been a comanager of the NorCalFlash User Group for the last 3 years. But lately, that love affair seems pretty
1036 readersLast night I made time to look at something I've been meaning to check out for years - drawing with ActionScript. While I have absolutely no need for this at all, it's something I've meant to take a look at. I've only looked at a few pages of the dra...
6374 readersI've released a series of excerpts from the book, which began with Button Symbols and now concludes in Part 6 with this segment on Fireworks and Flash Catalyst. This excerpt is from Chapter 13, Going Further. The Fireworks CS5 Classroom in a Book Series: Fireworks CS5 Classroom in a Book Excerpts - Part 1: Button
1552 readersLeonard Souza has spoken at several 360|Flex about several things, and we're really happy to have him back in DC speaking about "Flexerific Visual effects" on Tuesday. Whether you're a developer at a company with designers or not, this session is a great place to get an idea of how to build out visual effects
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