A number of great Flash-related Firefox plugins have begun to emerge. I personally take advantage of these plugins as they are very useful when needing to debug your Flash movies.
As a Actionscript 2.0 programmer, one of the first hurdles to overcome when first using Actionscript 3.0 was _parent and _root. They’ve respectively changed to parent and root and they don’t entirely work as intended.
A couple of months back I posted on a potential free .PPT to Flash converter. At the time of the post it was still in the works, but as of March 4th an official free version of iSpring has been released and is available to be downloaded. iSpring Free is a free PowerPoint to Flash … Read more
Craig Campbell just created a new Flash/XML music player. The design is loosely based on the old school iPod. The player is very easy to update using the supplied XML file that points directly to all you necessary files. For those of you hoping that this is built in AS3, sorry it is not. However, … Read more
Lately, I’ve begun dedicating my time towards learning Actionscript 3.0. I’ve been told that Actionscript 3.0 is a bit tricky, but very powerful once you get the hang of it. However, when I came across a simple button press, I realized this wasn’t going to be a walk in the park.
The simple button press is probably one of the most used features for Flash users. With Actionscript 3.0, this has changed quite a bit. This is why this tutorial will directly focus on just that.