Tag Archives: ActionScript 3


Ever wonder how web design came to be? We take a look back from the beginning, and also preach about standards and guidelines.


What you do you do when there is a failure in your contract? You are not protected by any kind of written, agreed upon list of rules for your work. When you don’t set boundaries for people, they often try to walk all over you, or at the very least, put little add-ons that slowly add up. Well, here is a contract outline that you can use to make your next project easier.


Here is the full source for an XML-based slideshow featuring a preloader and hotspots for links!


Here is a really sharp ActionScript 3 class that creates a quick way to make a fun promotional or interactive scratch off effect.

Much like the rub off effect used on lottery tickets and sweepstakes, with this class you can add in your image and then have your website visitors interact with the page to reveal the hidden message, image, video, link, or promotion that is underneath.


XML structure makes encourages simplicity and usability with strong Unicode support (to use the myriad languages of the world). XML is created for documents, but it is extended into arbitrary data structures, file centric database organization, and even web services.


WTF Craigslist? Why is it that whenever you look for a job on Craigslist, or a short HTML or PHP gig you see these same stupid posts about hiring a guru!? Why do people still use this word? It is Read more…


In this tutorial, we will learn how to do content loading with an XML file, a common file format that is used to feed data into Flash applications (among other things), and lay some groundwork for more advanced Flash programming Read more…


Here’s the scenario: You are on a tight deadline, and you need to ensure the greatest quality product with the quickest turnaround. The decision now is whether or not you have time to finish the project! What are you going Read more…


An ActionScript 3 class is arguably the best method for a programmer to create, manipulate, and share their Flash animations and scripts. Placing classes into their own file within a package helps coders reuse their old code as well as Read more…


In this tutorial, we will learn how to do a basic animation with a text box, and lay some groundwork for more advanced Flash programming with the use of AS3. For this example we will create all of the content Read more…

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