20 Flash Websites You Wish Were Yours

There’s something to be admired about Flash websites.  Perfect, smooth, graphics, fluid movement, interactivity and general in-your-face presence that they emit, are all reasons we still get lost in an immaculately designed and perfectly executed Flash website.  Whether you’re looking to kill some time, looking for inspiration, or just aimlessly surfing, sit back and check out these 20 Flash Websites That You Wish Were Yours.  I would advise having some sort of high speed internet to check these out; an…...

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Flash Button Tutorial

Interactive web pages and Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) are one of the best areas of Flash. Making these applications requires a moderate amount of ActionScript knowledge along with the know-how of making the User Interface. In this tutorial I am going to teach you how to make buttons in Flash since buttons are the most important feature of the user interface. This tutorial will only teach you how to design and implement an interactive button in flash, I would not…...

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Flash Animation Tutorial – How to Use Animation on Your Flash Website

This tutorial is all about animation in Flash. Animation is one of the core elements of Flash. In fact animation is the very reason Flash was originally created. In Flash animation is extremely easy and a very powerful way to create a flash website.  For anyone willing to learn flash, this is the one thing they must know. This tutorial covers the elementary animation techniques in Flash at the absolutely beginner level. Before I begin, if you want a very…...

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Flash Slideshow Tutorial – Using Slideshow on Your Flash Websites

Dynamic and scalable Flash slideshows embedded in flash websites is one of the things Flash works best for. In this slideshow tutorial you will learn to develop a simple slideshow in Flash. i.e. you will learn how to make the backbone of a Flash slideshow. You can then use the same method to implement all sorts of slideshows and you can build up functionality on this basic slideshow. Before I begin, for those of you who want an easy way…...

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Adobe Flash Tutorial – How to Create Flash Site With Adobe CS5

Flash websites can be an attractive way to captivate your viewers’ attention and make their user experience on your site a little more interactive. A flash website is different than a normal, text coded website that was developed with HTML, PHP, ASP or another language. You start with a raster stage where you can place objects based on X and Y coordinates and then dictate on what you want the objects to do, or how you want the user to…...

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Wix Review – Is Wix.com Worth It?

We have been very pleased after reviewing Wix, a free website builder. 37 MILLION people who have created their website with Wix can't all be wrong :) Most website builders do not deliver, but Wix is much different. With Wix you can create your own website with ease without adding even a single line of code. The admin panel is built with a beautiful, graphic drag & drop interface and allows for total creative freedom. Choose from 1000's of professionally-designed…...

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Create a TIX Clock in Flash (ActionScript 3)

Recently I was looking to buy a cool clock for my office and came across the fantastic 'TIX Clock'. Essentially, it's a digital clock that displays randomly chosen coloured blocks, according to the time.  (You can see it in action here - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raQJLQzJINA). I thought it was a great concept for a clock and was about to buy one, then at the last minute decided rather than do that, I should set myself the challenge of coding one in Flash!  So,…...

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FlashUSAMap and FlashWorldMap Review and GIVEAWAY (3 copies of each)

***THIS GIVEAWAY HAS ENDED*** Aaaand the winners are: World Map: Susan O'Connell Thinh Huynh Dotan Cohen USA Map: Charles Coyle LZ Donnie Bell Design Our sponsor will get in touch with you soon. If you didn't win, don't worry! Our kind sponsor has provided us with an awesome 25% off coupon: OFF25 - it works on either the USA or World map.  It is valid through the end of October. *** We have an exciting new giveaway today. As web…...

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Flash Catalyst Tutorial 101 – Creating an interactive video gallery (quickly!) without writing any code

Written by Bear Travis + Tara Feener exclusively for WebDesignDev.com. Tara and Bear are both members of the Flash Catalyst development team at Adobe, and, along with Matthew Cannizzoro, author the FlashCats blog (flashcats.net) First things first: we think it’s easiest to learn by example. So to introduce you to using Adobe® Flash® Catalyst™CS5, the newest member of the Adobe Creative Suite® family, we’ll quickly, (and we mean very quickly), show you how to create an interactive video gallery without…...

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Creating a Flash Portfolio Website

Learn How to Create a Portfolio Website Using Adobe Flash To take a quick peek at what you'll be creating: Download Source Files Getting Started: Setting up our flash website Project Before I begin - for those of you who want an easy way out of this tutorial, you can create a free website with Wix that will look very professional and allow you total customization (I strongly suggest you check this out before reading the tutorial). Now for those…...

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