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Mouse Follower – Javascript Tutorial

December 13th, 2010

Make an HTML object (such as an image) follow the mouse around the page using Javascript.

Flash Tutorial: Eyes Following the Mouse

April 21st, 2009

Have you ever seen those paintings where the eyes are always looking at you no matter where you stand. Well, sorry, this tutorial won’t teach you anything about painting. This simple Flash tutorial goes over how to make a pair of eyes follow the mouse using Actionscript.

Tutorial: Polar Coordinate Plotting in Actionscript

April 17th, 2009

If you are trying to generate effects in a circular pattern, like a planet’s orbit then polar coordinates are the way to go. Here’s a brief discussion on the topic of polar coordinate plotting inFlash to create some very cool rotating effects without a lot of effort.

WordPress Media Plugin Tutorial 1: Custom media tabs

May 29th, 2008

The first part in the WordPress 2.5 Media API tutorial series. This article discusses how to customize the tabs available in the WordPress media library using hooks made available in the latest WordPress release.

WordPress Media API tutorial series

May 27th, 2008

While developing the SwfObj WordPress plugin, I realized there is a large gap in documentation on WordPress media library API. In an attempt to help fill in that gap a little, I am developing a tutorial series based on the API hooks I used to develop SwfObj.

Actionscript Tutorial: Starry Night

April 29th, 2008

This is a very basic Actionscript tutorial that will show you how to make a sky full of twinkling stars. Everything for this tutorial will be done in Actionscript, using Actionscript 3.0. If you’re interested, jump on in and check it out.

Flash Tutorial: Elastic Object Follower

April 17th, 2008

Finally, a new Flash tutorial. In this article, we’ll explore how to make one object follow another around like a little puppy dog. This tutorial includes both Actionscript 3.0 and Actionscript 2.0 versions. So if you always wanted to make more followers, now you can.

Flash Race Car Tutorial: Part 1

December 1st, 2007

This Flash tutorial will teaches the basics of making a keyboard controlled racecar in Flash. Lots of great stuff on moving an object around the screen with the keyboard. You could apply this to a spaceship, a gorilla or whatever else you want to control.

Flash Hyperspace Star Field Tutorial

June 20th, 2007

This Flash tutorial shows you how to create an effect of flying through particles, similar to the “warp speed” effect in Star Trek. The particles can be any MovieClip object you want, stars, dancing bananas, etc.

Flash Momentum Tutorial

April 24th, 2007

This tutorial will show you how to make items in Flash “throwable” using Actionscript. So if you like throwing things around, this is the tutorial for you.