• Tools
    How to Design a Website with FireworksCode
    In this week’s plus video tutorial, we’ll teach you how to design a home page for a website using Adobe Fireworks CS4. Over the course of the video, you’ll learn numerous tips and tricks to accomplish the final design.Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Display Data With Funky Animated Needle GaugesPreview
    Creating appealing data visualization has always been one of Flash's key features. It allows you to achieve eye candy results with real dynamic data; be it in a preloader, a game, or an office presentation. This simple tutorial will show you how to build a needle gauge meter. You'll learn how to apply a "gloss" effect, communicate with XML, and apply a tween engine to rotations.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Quick Tip: Private Variables in JavaScript200x200
    Because of JavaScript's dependence upon globals, it might be easy to forget that creating private variables can be accomplished quite simply, thanks to closures. In just a few minutes, I'll demonstrate two common techniques which allow for private variables and methods in your projects. Read More…
    .NET LINQ from ScratchIntroimg
    As software developers, we spend a lot of time extracting and displaying data from many different data sources. Whether it's a XML webservice of some sort, or a full featured relational database, we have been forced to learn different methods of data access. Wouldn't it be great if the method of access was the same for all data sources? Well, we are in luck because, as of the release of C# 3.0 and the .NET 3.5 Framework, LINQ has come to change the game forever. Read More…
  • News
    One Week Left to Enter the CodeCanyon Scripting CompetitionCodecanyon comp
    On February 1st, we announced an enormous scripting competition on CodeCanyon with prizes equaling $6200. You now have just one week left to enter! For those unfamiliar, Envato recently launched its newest marketplace, focused specifically on selling high-quality scripts and components for PHP, JavaScript, ASP.NET, and Java. As we've only recently launched, we're hoping to build up our repository with a plethora of fantastic scripts and components, across all of the categories. Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    CSS Fundamentals: CSS3 TransitionsCode
    As CSS3 rolls out around the web, it is bringing some interesting new presentational techniques along with it. Today, we’ll review the basics of using CSS3 transitions and animations to add an extra layer of polish.Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Create an Image Rotator in Flash Using XML and ActionScript 3.0Preview
    In this tutorial you will learn how to make a simple Image Rotator from scratch using Flash, XML and ActionScript 3.0.Read More…
  • PHP
    CodeIgniter from Scratch: File Uploading and Image ManipulationCodeigniter
    In lesson nine of our CodeIgniter series, we'll build a small image gallery that allows you to upload files, and automatically create thumbnails. Read More…
  • Effects
    Manipulate Visual Effects With the ColorMatrixFilter and ConvolutionFilterPreview
    The ColorMatrixFilter and ConvolutionFilter can be used to visually transform your Flash objects. In this article, I'll show you how easy they are to manipulate, using a cool tool I built for simple experimentation.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Quick Tip: Easy Sequential Animations in jQueryCode
    In this video quick tip, I'll demonstrate an easy way to allow for sequential animations of an infinite number of elements. I originally learned this technique from Dave Methvin, but don't think that many people are aware of this neat little trick. Read More…
    ASP.NET for PHP Developers: Part 2Preview
    In part one of the "ASP.NET for PHP Developers" tutorial, we learned the basics of ASP.NET and the C# language. Part two builds on that foundation, and introduces some more advanced features and techniques to take your ASP.NET pages to the next level.Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Quick Tip: How to Build a Horizontal Sliding Menu PaddlePreview
    In this Quick Tip you'll learn how to use AS3's Tween class to create a menu with a cool sliding bar. Excellent for navigation!Read More…