7912 readersLearn how to use key codes in ActionScript 3.0 to detect when the user presses a specific key. Final Result Preview Let’s take a look at the final result we will be working towards: Test the responses by pressing the keys on your keyboard.. Step 1: Add Text Boxes Open a new Flash document. Add
6428 readersIn this Quick Tip you’ll learn how to measure the current frame rate of your Flash application using ActionScript 3, and display the FPS on screen. The Importance of Frame Rate Frame Rate, or Frames per Second (fps), is the frequency at which an imaging device produces unique consecutive images called frames. The term applies equally well to computer graphics, video
7665 readersIn this Quick Tip you’ll learn how to use Flash’s ExternalInterface function and add a bit of jQuery to create a “light switch” which dims the web page. This is really effective for use with video players, slideshows etc. Introduction To create this light switch we will be using the ExternalInterface command in Flash. We’ll
4979 readersIn this Quick Tip you will learn how to get the mouse’s current direction in your Flash application using AS3. You could use this to create an interesting control method for a game, using a mouse like a joystick, for example. For now we will just display the direction on screen. Preview Here’s a quick example to
14847 readersWelcome to a series of Quick Tip lessons in which we’ll learn about components in Flash Professional CS5. In this week’s tutorial we’ll be learning about the Button and Label components. Brief Overview In the SWF you see two buttons and two labels. When you click on the top button the Label will update with how
5952 readersThis Quick Tip explains how to use an image as a website background and scale it proportionally to the stage size. It’s great for when you’re using a SWF that’s full-height and full-width inside a webpage. iMac icon by bobbyperux. Final Result Preview Take a look at what we’ll be working on. Resize your browser window and click
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