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  • ActionScript
    Build a Dynamic Video Player with ActionScript 3: Part 2 of 3Thumbnail 02
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    It's on to part two of our Custom AS3 Video Player! In the previous chapter we became familiar with the start file, added some interactivity to the buttons and (most importantly) got the video playing. In this second part we are going to set up the xml for all the the videos settings. We will change how our player loads videos and get preloaders working for all of our thumbnails. We will be able to add, change and modify our videos on the fly with XML. Let's get started!Read More…
  • ASP.NET
    ASP.NET from Scratch: Lesson 3Aspnetfromscratch
    Picking up where Lesson two left off, this new installment of ASP.NET From Scratch covers more C# programming fundamentals – namely class inheritance and interfaces. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to use inheritance to save time and code. You’ll also learn about the concept of interfaces, and how they can make your applications and components flexible and maintainable. You'll also be introduced to the Object Browser, a feature of Visual Studio that organizes all classes within the Framework Class Library and your project in a browsable format. Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    Quick Tip: How to Target IE6 and IE7 with Only Two Characters200x200
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    Did you know that, with the addition of only two characters, you can target both Internet Explorer 6 and 7 in your stylesheets? It's easy...I'll show you! Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    How to Make All Browsers Render HTML5 Mark-up Correctly - Even IE6Html5
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    HTML 5 provides some great new features for web designers who want to code readable, semantically-meaningful layouts. However, support for HTML 5 is still evolving, and Internet Explorer is the last to add support. In this tutorial, we'll create a common layout using some of HTML 5's new semantic elements, then use JavaScript and CSS to make our design backwards-compatible with Internet Explorer. Yes, even IE 6. Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Generate Graphs in Flash Using FusionChartsPreview
    A chart is a visual representation of data. The data can be represented by symbols, such as bars in a bar chart, lines in a line chart, or slices in a pie chart. A chart can represent tabular numeric data, functions or some kinds of qualitative structures. FusionCharts helps you create animated and interactive Flash charts for web and desktop applications. It livens up your applications by converting monotonous data into exciting visuals. In this tutorial we will learn how to use FusionCharts to create different types of graphs using ActionScript and XML.Read More…
  • Flash
    Winner Announced: Real World Flash Game Development: Comment to Win!Preview
    Real World Flash Game Development: How to Follow Best Practices AND Keep Your Sanity by Christopher Griffith (what is it with book titles these days?!) is the self proclaimed crash course on Flash game development ... delivered in a real-world setting. This week, we're giving away a copy to one lucky Activetuts+ reader! Just leave a comment. Too easy..Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    Getting Started with XSL(T)200x200
    In this tutorial, we will adventure into the world of XSL(T) and explain what it is, how to pull data from an XML document, basic iteration and basic login and conditional statements.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Sexy Animated Tabs Using MooTools200x200
    One modern, attractive way of placing a lot of content into a little space is by using a tab system. This tutorial will show you how to create a sexy, animated tab system complete with CSS sprites, cookies, and animated tab swapping. Read More…
  • Interviews
    Interview with Adam SaltsmanAdam photo
    Adam Saltsman (AdamAtomic) is a game developer and the creator of flixel (an opensource AS3 game library). He recently spent some time answering a few questions about how he began in Flash and the work he currently does.Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    How to Make All Browsers Render HTML5 Mark-up Correctly: ScreencastHtml5
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    HTML 5 provides some great new features for web designers who want to code readable, semantically-meaningful layouts. However, support for HTML 5 is still evolving, and Internet Explorer is the last to add support. In this tutorial, we’ll create a common layout using some of HTML 5’s new semantic elements, then use JavaScript and CSS to make our design backwards-compatible with Internet Explorer. Yes, even IE 6. Read More…
  • Tools & Tips
    Terminal, Git, and GitHub for the Rest of Us: Screencast200
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    So you've read the tutorials, and still can't manage to figure out this stuff? What is Git - and why do we even need it? If you fall into this category, much like I did at one point, I've recorded a video tutorial that hopes to teach you exactly how to get started. Rather than feeling your eyes blur over as you attempt to comprehend code snippets like "git push origin master," relax, and let me explain it to you as best as I possibly can! Read More…
  • Effects
    Creating Ripples in the Medici FountainPreviewimage
    You have to admit, when you use a product named Flash there is a tendency to get flashy and overdo it. The thing is the true art of the Flash designer lies not in producing overwhelming in-your-face presentations or effects. The true art lies in dialing the Flashiness Meter way back and realizing it is the art of subtlety that is important. Not the Flash. Which brings us to the subject of this Beginner-level tutorial… doing water.Read More…
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