April 7th, 2010
According to all of the buzz on the interweb these days, Flash is dead. While I doubt that is the case, I do think that there are a lot more things that can now be done without Flash. And I intend to test out that concept throughout the year with some fresh new tutorials.
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.
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.
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.
April 23rd, 2008
While delving deep into the mysteries of Actionscript 3.0, I came across something that really made me smile. Apparently the Flash Player 9.x allows for FullScreen mode. I must have been living in a cave for the past couple of years. How have I never seen this before?
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.
March 21st, 2008
I really was going to post a new Flash tutorial last night. Unfortunately, I ended up spending hours experimenting with polar coordinate plotting and never got around to the tutorial. All I have to show for myself is this nifty little animation. I hope somebody enjoys it. I certainly enjoyed making it.
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.
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.
January 7th, 2007
Enjoy the thrill of a rubber ball in Flash. Oh, boy! This is a basic bouncy ball tutorial for anyone interested in learning a little Actionscript.