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  • Effects
    Create a Glowing Mouse Trailer in FlashPreview
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    Mouse Trailers are objects which follow the mouse cursor as you move it. In this tutorial, I'll help you create a blue and shiny mouse trailer using ActionScript 3.0.Read More…
  • Ruby
    From CodeIgniter to Ruby on Rails: A ConversionCodeigniter
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    Today, we'll be creating a simple shoutbox using the CodeIgniter PHP framework. We'll then port this exact application, piece-by-piece, to Ruby on Rails!Read More…
  • WordPress
    The Definitive Guide to Securing WordPressCode
    In this Nettuts+ PLUS tutorial, you'll learn how to protect your web site from hackers, spammers, automated software, and bots that run rampant online. Wordpress is by far the most popular self-hosted blogging solution, and for that very reason it's also one of the most targeted for vulnerabilities.Read More…
  • News
    2 Free Passes to the FITC Mobile Conference in Toronto, CanadaFitc mobile09 250x250
    FITC Mobile brings together the leaders in mobile design and development for a two-day conference, September 13 - 14, 2009, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada. Aimed at developers and programmers of mobile content, the conference will cover the technical side of development and includes sessions on marketing and finance. The promoters were nice enough to donate two tickets to our community! If you live in the Toronto area, and would like to attend, just leave a comment and let us know! The winners will be chosen on Thursday, July 30th at 12:00 CT. Read More…
  • Effects
    Superimpose a Rain Storm Effect on Lake ObatangaPreview
    In this, Tom's first screencast for Flashtuts+, he takes you camping with him to Northern Ontario. To add an extra touch of atmosphere, he demonstrates applying a moody rain storm effect to lake Obatanga - all without a single line of ActionScript. During this screencast you'll be taken through working with a range of Adobe CS applications including Fireworks, After Effects, SoundBooth and (of course) Flash.Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    13 Ways to Browser Test and Validate Your Work200x200
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    Every day, when reviewing templates on ThemeForest, I test the submissions for validation and browser compatibility - not to mention my own work as well. Over time, I've scrounged the web for the best validation and browser compatibility testing tools around. Here's my favorites.Read More…
  • Components
    Free Custom Actions Component for Flash CS4Preview
    This Custom Actions Component enables code hints and code highlighting for custom classes in Flash CS4.Read More…
  • Web Development
    The Ultimate Guide to Decoding the Flickr API200x200
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    Flickr, being the biggest photo management and sharing site in the world, has an impressive API to let developers access and manipulate almost all of its data. Lets take a look at how to work with the API: at the lowest level possible. Read More…
  • PHP
    CodeIgniter From Scratch: Day 2Codeigniter
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    Continuing on from day 1, today, I'll teach you five different ways to write select statements for your database. If you haven't watched the first entry in this video series, don't worry; each video can function on its own as a single tutorial. Having said that, I highly recommend that you watch each screencast. Read More…
  • Workflow
    Quick Tip: Guide to Creating and Using SWCsPreview
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    As ActionScript 3 becomes a more popular language and Flash Player's features become more advanced and accessible, it's important to build a common workflow within your company so that projects can become more agile and, more importantly, get delivered on time. One major issues with ActionScript 2 was bridging the gap between the designer and developer. This often left developers dealing with FLAs which contained hundreds of badly named library items and no one liked that. With the advances of ActionScript 3 and the ability to code away from the timeline, SWCs have become commonly used items on large projects, but there are still many people out there who don't know what they are or how to create/use them.Read More…
  • Web Development
    How to Create A Simple Web-based Chat Application200x200
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    In this tutorial we will be creating a simple web-based chat application with PHP and jQuery. This sort of utility would be perfect for a live support system for your website. Read More…
  • XML
    Create a Shuffle Gallery in Flash Using XML and ActionScript 3.0Preview
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    In this tutorial I'll explain how to access and use the Display List whilst creating an XML based image gallery with ActionScript 3.0.Read More…
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