Tag Archives: Tutorials

Tutorial: Using setInterval in ActionScript 3.0

AS3: setInterval() Learn a much more simpler method for executing your ActionScript 3.0 code repeatedly over specified time intervals using the setInterval() method by reading our tutorial on this topic.

Tutorial: Using CSS in AS3

Using CSS with AS3 Our latest tutorial will teach you how to use the power CSS to format your text fields in Flash using ActionScript 3.0. Click here to view the tutorial.

Tutorial: Drawing Vectors in AS3

AS3 Drawing Vectors This ActionScript 3.0 tutorial will teach you how to draw lines, make fills, and create simple graphical vector shapes in Flash by using the Graphics Class. Click here to read the tutorial.

Tutorial: Creating Web Links Using AS3

Creating AS3 Links Learn how to create a link to another webpage using the ActionScript 3.0 navigateToURL() method. Click here to view the tutorial.

Tutorial: Keyboard Interaction Using AS3

AS3 Keyboard Interaction This tutorial will teach you how to use keyboard events to execute commands in your ActionScript 3.0 Flash movies – a helpful tool for game projects. Click here to view the tutorial.

Tutorial: Using the Switch Statement in AS3

AS3: Switch Statement This ActionScript 3.0 tutorial will teach you how to execute conditional code in a branched manner upon the satisfaction of a certain case using the switch statement.

Tutorial: Using the AS3 Trace() Command

AS3: Trace() Command Debugging your code is an essential part of any ActionScript project. This tutorial will teach you how to use the AS3 trace() command to display the value of your variables in the output window when testing your movie in the Flash authoring tool to discover bugs and errors. Click here to view the tutorial.

Creating a Twitter Widget in Flash

Creating a Twitter Widget in Flash Learn how to create a simple Flash widget to show your latest updates on Twitter. The widget is written in AS3 and relies on a PHP script and a cross domain policy to communicate with Twitter. You can view this tutorial here.

Augment Reality in Flash CS4

Augment Reality Flash CS4 Earlier this month Adobe released its August issue of Adobe Edge, which include a nice tutorial on how to do augment reality in Flash CS4 to show an interactive 3D object on a real image captured live from a camera. The tutorial does not explain every single line of code used, but does provide a general guide on how to create each separate piece and the general function of each code segment. A nice read for someone interested in such a project. View the tutorial here.

Tutorial: Creating A Simple AIR Application

Creating A Simple AIR Application Our latest tutorial will teach you how to create a simple AIR application that works as a clock widget. The application will also have basic AIR-online functionality such as dragging the whole window and closing the application. The tutorial will cover the whole process for creating the application including the signing process. You can view this tutorial here.