• ActionScript
    Create a Custom Color Picker in FlashPreview
    A Color Picker is an application, usually found within graphics software and online, used for the purposes of color management, creating color schemes, picking colors, and more. In this tutorial, I'll teach you how to create a custom Color Picker in Flash using ActionScript 3.0.Read More…
  • Tools & Tips
    5 More Helpful Video Quick Tips200x200
    As many of you might know, I post a sporadic video quick tip on Twitter once a week or so. For those of you who don't follow us, here are the latest five. You'll learn how to select anything and everything with jQuery, how to log PHP errors to a text file, how to change your website's background with each WordPress post, and more. Each video does not exceed five minutes. Read More…
  • Games
    Conquer the Universe With ActionScript 3.0 and the Flixel Game Engine: Part 1Preview
    The Flixel game engine is an opensource ActionScript 3.0 framework written by Adam Atomic. Its aim is to take the donkey work out of building AS3 games, leaving you with all the fun stuff and saving heaps of time! In this, the first in a series of two screencasts, Shane Johnson takes you through the basics of Flixel, explaining how to build an awesome shoot 'em up game from scratch.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Sorting Values with JavaScript200
    Lists and tables are often the best way to display data on the web; but you shouldn't have to worry about sorting that information manually. In today's tutorial, you're going to make a jQuery plugin that will put all your ducks in a row with JavaScript ease!Read More…
  • PHP
    Build an RSS 2.0 Feed with CodeIgniterCodeigniter
    In this tutorial, we will build a RSS 2.0 Feed with the PHP framework CodeIgniter. After this tutorial, you will be able to build a feed for any custom website in no time at all. Read More…
  • 3D
    Journey to the Next Dimension With Papervision3D: Part 1Preview
    To tie in with our Papervision3D Essentials giveaway, today's tutorial also features a PV3D theme. This two-part tutorial will show you how to get started with the Papervision3D engine, then how to make your creation jump out of the screen using an anaglyph effect in combination with 3D spectacles.Read More…
  • JavaScript
    How to Build a Custom jQuery Tabs PluginCode
    In this week’s 45 minute video tutorial, I’ll personally teach you how to build a flexible jQuery tabs plugin. This plugin will automatically create the individual tabs, allow for auto-switching, fading, and plenty more – without being bloated. Why create a tabs plugin when there are plenty of them already available? Because too much abstraction is never a good thing.Read More…
  • Flash
    Winners Announced: Win an eBook Copy of Papervision3D Essentials!Preview
    Packt Publishing is once again generously donating copies of one of their publications, this time to four lucky ActiveTuts+ Twitter followers! Papervision3D Essentials is a practical guide for creating 3D in Flash and is a great reference for every Papervision3D user. To win one of four Papervision3D Essentials eBooks, all you need to do is ask! Read on to find out more..Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    20 Email Design Best Practices and Resources for Beginners200x200
    Even for experience designers, building email newsletters isn't easy. You receive a lovely looking design, and you crack on with the development. Unfortunately, it just doesn't work as it should in every email clients. Styles don't display, images aren't visible, etc. This is where these twenty best practices come in handy.Read More…
  • News
    No More Ripping your Hair Out: New Email Templates Category200x200
    I'm pleased to announce the launch of our newest category on ThemeForest: email templates! If you happen to be in need of an email client friendly newsletter for your business, we've got you covered. For $8 - $10 dollars, you can avoid the hassles of inline styles, email compatibility, and tables! Why rip your hair out when a ten dollar bill can solve the problem? Read More…
  • Media
    Treat Your Viewers to a Full Screen HD Video Experience1
    In this beginner to intermediate tutorial I'm going to show you how to play HD video without the inevitable blurring that occurs when the video is enlarged. The reason for this is that I'm getting a bit tired of visiting YouTube or other sites that present HD video with a full screen option only to discover, when I click the Full Screen button, that I suddenly need the prescription for my glasses changed. The issue is not the video but how the Flash Player handles the process of going full screen. Let's find out how to do things properly..Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    9 Most Common IE Bugs and How to Fix Them200x200
    Internet Explorer - the bane of most web developers' existence. Up to 60% of your development can be wasted just trying to squash out IE specific bugs which isn't really a productive use of your time. In this tutorial, you are going to learn about the most common IE bugs and rendering disparities and how to easily squash them or deal with them. Interested? Let's get started. Read More…