In CS3, designers can now instantly transform a Timeline animation into code that a developer can use. This is a huge step in helping designers and developers to work better together to produce the best possible output.
It’s quite rare to come across a Flash site that doesn’t incorporate sound in one way or another so it’s an important skill to learn. This tutorial will walk you through how to build a simple random sound machine using ActionScript 3.
The video components in Flash have come a long way over the years, and now they come with a host of skins that are pretty nice from a design point of view.
You can convert video from one file format to another relatively easily using most video-editing programs. For example, you can open a video in AVI format in a program such as Adobe Premier Elements (a good video editor for beginners) and then choose File>Export to convert it to any of a dozen other formatting and [...]
This week, I was checking out the Layers Forums and someone wanted to find out how to make a flash animation for a banner. Couldn’t think of a better place to start, so let’s get right to it: 1. Before you start, make sure that you have 2 images ready that are 250px by 250px [...]
Text Equivalents Whether using ActionScript or the Accessibility panel in Macromedia Flash, creating accessible Flash content can be quick and easy. Using text and text equivalents, designers and developers can create exciting content for users of screen readers and other assistive technologies.
The much anticipated integration between Illustrator and Flash lives up to its expectations, even with Dynamic text. The new Flash Text panel allows you to set up static, dynamic, or input text fields in Illustrator for use in Flash.
Using the Blend command along with a white shape can create some interesting effects in Adobe Illustrator now that we can export them to a Flash animation.
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to preserve the corner radiuses of a rectangle by converting the rectangle to a movie clip and enabling 9-slice scaling.
Movie Clips offer all of the benefits of a Button symbol, plus a great deal more flexibility because they contain an entire nested timeline rather than just the four mouse states that the Button symbol offers.