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Creating a Flash Email Client Application
Jan 31, 2003
This chapter explores the architecture and the means of creating a simple email management program using Flash MX, XML, Java, and Microsoft Access.
Creating a Four-State Button with Flash Catalyst CS5
Nov 2, 2010
With the help of the new Flash Catalyst, David Karlins, author of Adobe Creative Suite 5 Web Premium How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques, demonstrates how to create a simple but powerful Flash object for embedding into a Dreamweaver website. No need to open Illustrator, Photoshop, or Flash Professional!
Creating a Smart Clip Calendar Control in Flash
Mar 29, 2002
In Flash 5, you can use Smart Clips to create reusable components that you can tailor to different situations. David Emberton walks you through creating a Smart Clip Calendar Control in this article.
Creating a Twitter Widget with Flash
Aug 25, 2009
With the help of ActionScript 3.0 and PHP, Kris Hadlock shows how easily you can add your tweets to your website.
Creating and Using Masks in Adobe Flash Professional CC
May 16, 2013
Learn to work with masks in Adobe Flash Professional CC, including defining the mask layer, creating the masked layer, and seeing the effects of the mask.
Creating Colors
Mar 23, 2001
Katherine Ulrich, author of Flash 5 for Windows & Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, takes you through creating, defining, and selecting colors in Flash for Windows and Macintosh.
Creating Custom Context Menus in Flash MX 2004
Nov 21, 2003
This article shows you how to create custom context menus for your Flash movies using Macromedia Flash MX 2004.
Creating eCards with Flash MX
Jun 7, 2002
This project teaches how to create vector-animated cards from a Flash MX template, display thumbnails of the eCards, and allow visitors to view, select, and email a card with a personalized message!
Creating Flash Animations in Adobe Illustrator CS5
Nov 9, 2010
Brian Wood, contributor to Adobe Illustrator CS5 Classroom in a Book, demonstrates a handy technique for animating Illustrator artwork or creating simple animations without the help of Flash.
Creating Flash Animations with Swift 3D
Apr 28, 2006
Create 3D vector and raster animations for your Flash projects at an affordable price with Electric Rain's 3D animation application: Swift 3D. Swift 3D is the only 3D application that integrates directly with Flash and is also one of the easiest 3D packages around. James Gonzalez shows why its price, power, and easy integration with Flash give Swift 3D such a devoted following.
Creating Flash Content that Even Search Engines Like
Sep 19, 2008
Flash is often perceived as an SEO albatross that will ensure search obscurity for anyone who dares to use it in his or her website. However, you might be surprised to learn that this commonly held perception is not entirely true. Aarron Walter explains how to create flash content for your site that's actually findable.
Creating High-Quality Video with Sorenson Squeeze 4 for Macromedia Flash
May 12, 2006
The ability to play video inside a Flash SWF file was introduced with the release of Flash MX, which opened up many new and exciting opportunities for Flash developers. Both Macromedia/Adobe and third-party developers have further upgraded Flash's video capabilities with the introduction of powerful encoders and batch processing applications. James Gonzalez reviews Sorenson Squeeze 4, one of the leading third-party Flash video-encoding applications, and shows you how to create high-quality Flash video by using this nifty tool.
Creating Scrolling Screens for Flash Games
Apr 4, 2003
Using Flash, you can build scrolling screens into your games for players to move through. Matthew David walks you through the process.
Creating Superior Flash Video with Flix Pro
May 4, 2006
Flix Pro is one of the new third-party Flash video encoding applications from On2, the company licensed by Macromedia to provide the video codec for the Flash 8 family of products. This endorsement from the publishers of Flash warrants a look at this flagship Flash encoding application. James Gonzalez shows how to create superior quality Flash video for the Web, for video podcasts, and for disk presentations with the Flix Pro encoder.
Customize Dreamweaver Using Extensions
Jan 6, 2006
As a Web developer, you might want to write an extension for Dreamweaver to handle a commonly used, and therefore repetitive, task. Or, you might have a unique requirement that you can satisfy only by writing an extension for the specific situation. In both cases, Dreamweaver provides an extensive set of tools that you can use to add to or to customize its functionality. This sample chapter discusses a number of ways you can extend Dreamweaver to suit your Web development needs.
Deprecated Items in ActionScript 2.0 and Some Suggested Alternatives
Jan 6, 2006
The evolution of ActionScript has deprecated many elements of the language. This section lists the deprecated items and suggests alternatives when available.
Designing and Scoring a Pac-Man Style Maze Game with Flash
Apr 9, 2004
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Designing for Flash MX 2004
Dec 12, 2003
Matthew David shows you how Flash MX 2004 offers stronger and more flexible tools to create the most interesting and creative Web sites.
Developer’s Solution to Printing in Flash
Sep 21, 2007
Printing in Flash can be a little tricky. Bront Davis shows you how to get a well-formatted printout from a Flash application, regardless of the size of the on-screen textbox. ActionScript included.
Drawing in Flash
Dec 13, 2002
This chapter focuses on the various tools artists can use to draw in Flash. Whether you want to splatter paint with your Wacom tablet or draw line art with a mouse, Flash offers an array of choices.

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