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  • ActionScript
    AS3 101: Loops - BasixLoops
    Welcome back to AS3 101, the fifth edition! At this point, you should be comfortable with the concepts of variables, functions, conditionals (branching), and Arrays. Not only should you be comfortable with the concepts, but you should also be fluent in how ActionScript 3 implements these concepts. For this fifth episode, we'll be adding to that catalog of skills the various looping structures found in AS3. You'll find some dependencies on the information learned in AS3 101 Part 4, on Arrays, so if you've skipped that one or need a refresher, please review that tutorial before continuing with this one. For our final project, we'll combine loops and arrays, to make a simple shoot-em-up game. Read More…
  • Web Development
    Create an In-Place Editing System200x200
    Making users click through multiple pages just to edit a field is so 1999. In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create an in-place editing system as found on popular sites, such as Flickr.Read More…
  • PHP
    How to Update your Twitter Status with CodeIgniterCodeigniter
    Hi, in this tutorial we will update our twitter status via the 'Twitter API' using CodeIgniter. I recommend following step by step, rather than glossing over the tutorial. Let's dig in! Read More…
  • Flash
    Working with the Flex DataGrid and Nested Data Structures200x200
    It often happens that the data which needs to be viewed/presented in a Flex DataGrid comes from an XML file or JSON with more than one level of nesting. Unfortunately, by default, the Flex DataGrid allows you to display only single level nested object arrays. This tutorial shows how you can extend the Flex DataGrid class to accomodate more complicated data structures. It will also show you how to make all the columns sortable, even when using nested data structures.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Checking Username Availability with Mootools and Request.JSONPreview
    This tutorial will teach you how to check username availability with Mootools' Request.JSON and PHP/MySQLRead More…
  • Effects
    Create a Customizable Tooltip in ActionScript 3.0Preview
    A Tooltip is a graphical user interface element. It activates by hovering or rolling over an item, showing a box of text which displays information about that item. In this tut, I'll show you how to create an easily customizable tooltip using Classes in ActionScript 3.0. Take a look!Read More…
  • News
    5 Super Helpful Web Development Video Quick Tips200x200
    It occurred to me that many of you might not be aware that, once a week or so, I post a five minute web development video quick tip for our Twitter followers. From now on, I'll make a posting on Nettuts+ after every five new quick tips - for the rest of you. Here's the first set. We cover a variety of neat CSS3 features, Photoshop, and more! Read More…
  • Flash
    Flash Freebie: Flex 3 Books!200 contest
    Packt Publishing has generously donated a few copies of the newly released Flex 3 with Java to give away to some lucky FlashTuts+ Twitter followers! Read on to find out how you could be amongst the lucky winners...Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    30 CSS Best Practices for Beginners200x200
    CSS is a language that is used by nearly every developer at some point. While it's a language that we sometimes take for granted, it is powerful and has many nuances that can help (or hurt) our designs. Here are thirty of the best CSS practices that will keep you writing solid CSS and avoiding some costly mistakes.Read More…
  • Contests
    Shopping Cart and Email Marketing Software From Interspire: Winners Announced200x200
    A few weeks ago, Interspire offered over $5000 worth of software to one lucky Nettuts+ reader. Not only have they made their choice, but they're also giving away three additional prizes to three lucky readers right now! Without further ado, the winner is.... Read More…
  • Games
    Build a Mini Golf Game with ActionScript 3.0Preview
    In this tutorial I´ll show you how to create nice Mini Golf Game with ActionScript 3.0. We´ll work with Event Handlers, Functions and also the Timer Object which is a really cool feature in AS3.Read More…
  • JavaScript
    The Firefly EffectCode
    Cosmic pictures are used on many websites as the background image. Those pictures are undoubtedly beautiful, but after all they are still images which provide little liveliness. With jQuery, we can bring a still cosmic image thirty life by adding some space dust (particles) flying like fireflies.Read More…