Posted January 19, 2011 by senocular
Learn about the different kinds of versions involved in the Flash Platform. This covers versioning between both the runtime (Flash Player, AIR) and the tools (Flash Pro, Flex, etc.) among others. This document will hopefully add clarity to this, at times, confusing topic.
Posted December 07, 2010 by senocular
Learn how to use the Transform Tool classes provided by senocular.com - classes that allow you to include a visual control in your Flash projects that allow users to interact with and transform objects in the screen using their mouse.
Posted October 23, 2010 by senocular
Learn about the complexities and purposes of security domains and application domains, and how they can be used to manage definitions used your applications and make them more secure.
Posted December 03, 2009 by senocular
This tutorial covers common compiler errors found when developing projects with ActionScript. Each error is explained and solutions provided for correcting the error.
Posted December 02, 2009 by senocular
This tutorial covers common runtime errors found when developing projects with ActionScript. Each error is explained and solutions provided for correcting the error.
Posted November 01, 2009 by senocular
Familiarize yourself with the order of operations that ActionScript 3.0 follows as a SWF runs in Flash Player.
Posted September 20, 2009 by senocular
Learn how to create pseudo-threads in ActionScript by separating time-intensive operations into multiple calls. This prevents rendering from being blocked keeping a Flash application from stalling while allowing processing to happen in the background.
Posted September 11, 2008 by senocular
Discover how you can generate ActionScript 3.0 source code from UML class diagrams created in the open source application StarUML.
Posted May 14, 2008 by senocular
Learn about the new drawing API features in Flash Player 10. New features include support for shaders, 3D perspective transformations, and object representations for all drawing APIs!
Posted September 26, 2007 by senocular
Learn how to use a factory pattern (factory method) using abstract classes and interfaces to create an application in Flash CS3 that will save a BMP file to a users computer from either the browser or AIR.
Posted September 24, 2007 by senocular
This tutorial covers how drag and drop can be used to transfer a set of image files from a users computer and then display them in an AIR application.
Posted September 23, 2007 by senocular
Learn how to set up controls in Flash that let users change your AIR application window's size and position in this tutorial.
Posted September 22, 2007 by senocular
Learn how to use Flash for Setting Up an AIR Application with File Associations. This means given a file with a specified extension, you can open that file to have it launch and open in your AIR applicaion.
Posted September 21, 2007 by senocular
Using a simple interface learn how you can both add text to the user's clipboard as well as get text from it.
Posted September 21, 2007 by senocular
If you're developing AIR applications in Flash or want to develop AIR applications and think you can only do it in Flex when all you have is Flash, the AIR Update for Flash CS3 is for you. The tutorial describes what the update adds to Flash and where you can get it.
Posted September 18, 2007 by senocular
This basic introduction quickly covering what AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) is and how you can use the SDK with a text editor to make a Hello World example.
Posted July 12, 2007 by senocular
Start digging into ActionScript 3 using Adobe Flash CS3 and learn just how different it is from ActionScript 2.
Posted June 27, 2006 by senocular
Flex 2 is here supporting a brand new version of ActionScript, ActionScript 3. Flash, however, is still a long ways off. Would you like to learn ActionScript 3 without learning Flex? Learn how to for free (without Flex Builder) in this tutorial.
Posted November 22, 2005 by senocular
Find out how Flash treats button events for timeline instances and learn workarounds for dealing them.
Posted October 15, 2005 by senocular
Learn the ins and outs of preloaders in Flash, how to make them, how they can go wrong, and gain the knowledge to make them so they won't go wrong.