13354 readers// This tutorial covers the creation of a shiny text effect, which can then be easily edited for rapid prototyping. The animation can be published to Flash Player 8 and up, and can be created in Flash 8 and up. There is no ActionScript running this animation, so it can easily be implemented in both
6863 readersIf you enjoyed Muhammed Abid’s tutorial on glassifying your text with Flash filters, you’ll love this Exclusive Freebie from frequent author Carlos Yanez. It’s a set of ten such effects, ranging from gold to bubble gum, which you can easily copy and paste to apply to any text in any of your Flash projects. The
16073 readersTwice a month, we revisit some of our readers’ favorite posts from throughout the history of Activetuts+. This tutorial was first published in August, 2009. In this tutorial we’ll look at how to create a logo which incorporates alpha gradient masking in its animation. I’ll explain some tips and tricks on how to get it
7026 readersThis is a Basix tutorial during which we will build our first project in Flash Catalyst from a pre-made PSD file. We will cover Catalyst basics: converting art to components, creating some effects and making these components alive – no code required! In this tutorial you will learn how to handle artwork in Flash Catalyst
4051 readersIn this chapter we will create the scrollable text area of the state ArticleDetails using the ScrollPanel component available in Flash Catalyst. You need to read previous chapters in order to understand this article. CREATE THE TEXT-AREA SCROLLBAR Select the ArticleDetails state from the States panel. Select and open the BlogView component from the artboard
6313 readersBrightness is an attribute of visual perception in which a source appears to be radiating or reflecting light. In this tutorial we will learn how to modify the brightness of a Display Object using ActionScript 3. Final Result Preview Let’s take a look at the final result we will be working towards: Step 1: Brief Overview Using the ColorTransform class
17227 readersTwice a month, we revisit some of our readers’ favorite posts from throughout the history of Activetuts+. This tutorial was first published in April, 2009. In this tutorial we’ll create a magnifying glass effect, demonstrating use of the displacementMapFilter. The effect can be achieved in a relatively short space of time and with very little code. Final
6760 readersIn this tutorial, you’ll take some Photoshop artwork and build a simple countdown timer in Flash.
11640 readersSince the early release of the Adobe Creative Suite, integration between its products has been one of the key features. After Adobe’s merger with Macromedia, Creative Suite integration extended to cover products such as Flash, Dreamweaver and Fireworks. This tutorial demonstrates how we can use Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects together to build a
8137 readersIn this Quick Tip I’ll show you how to use the brand new Flash CS5 Code Snippets Panel to easily add keyboard and mouse interaction to your projects, without necessarily needing to learn AS3. Let’s take a look! Final Result Preview Here is the final result we’re gonna achieve. With the help of the Code
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