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In this tutorial, I’ll describe some of the basic information you need to debug your Flash applications. Finding and resolving errors in your ActionScript is no small task, so this is actually just the first article of a series. In this installment, we’ll take a look at some of the general things you can do…
This Quick Tip covers how to use AS3′s FileReference class in order to download and save external files from Flash RIAs without the need for server side scripts like PHP. All we need is the path of the file that we want to let the user download. View tutorial
Time to implement labels and navigation to our Slideshow Application. We’ll go over a lot in this third and final part of the series. This screencast is almost one and a half hours in total, so sit back, open up your files from Part 2 and let’s dig in! View Tutorial
Quick Introduction I’m a firm believer in learning by coding and tinkering. So in this tutorial, I’m stating what to do and then showing the equivalent code; please dig into the code, change things and tinker – I think that’s one of the best ways to learn! I expect that you have a basic understanding…
Preloaders are a must have in your Flash applications. They tell the user that the program is running but can’t show any contents until they’re sufficiently loaded. In this tutorial I’ll help you create an Apple inspired preloader MovieClip and teach you how to display some loading information. All this using Flash and ActionScript 3.0.…