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  • XML
    Create a Dynamic Slideshow with ActionScript 3.0 and XML: Part 2Preview
    During its first two months, Part 1 of Pierre's slideshow screencast pulled in over 30,000 unique pageviews, making it the most frequently visited post on Flashtuts+ to date. The comments and requests came flooding in, so back by popular demand, here's Part 2! Read on to see what's in store during this, the second of three installments.Read More…
  • Web Development
    Authenticating Users With Facebook Connect and Google Friend Connect200x200
    Most social networks have API tools that allow almost any website to authenticate users through their system. In today's tutorial, we will learn how to use these tools. Using a simple comment model, users will learn how to leave a comment within their Facebook or Google profiles. Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    HTML 5 and CSS 3: The Techniques You'll Soon Be Using200x200
    In this tutorial, we are going to build a blog page using next-generation techniques from HTML 5 and CSS 3. The tutorial aims to demonstrate how we will be building websites when the specifications are finalized and the browser vendors have implemented them. If you already know HTML and CSS, it should be easy to follow along. Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Javascript and ActionScript Converse: Introduction to ExternalInterfacePreview
    ActionScript and Javascript. Both of these languages are great on their own, but have you ever wondered what you could do if they could talk with each other? Well you're in luck! That's where the ExternalInterface Class comes into the picture. Follow me as I teach you the basics. Photo by Dave Spellman.Read More…
  • HTML & CSS
    CSS Fundamentals: Containing Children200x200
    I've received multiple requests for simpler CSS tutorials that teach the tricky fundamentals. This will serve as the first entry in a series that will receive new additions sporadically each month. Today, we'll be reviewing the overflow: hidden, and clearfix tricks to force a parent div to contains its children. Read More…
  • News
    Easy E-Commerce With Magento200x200
    Hundreds of ecommerce systems exist, but very few can match the power of Magento. In this screencast, I'll demonstrate how to download and install Magento to a local host, configure some of the site options, and create simple and configurable products and categories for our test e-commerce site. Read More…
  • Web Development
    10 Tips for New iPhone Developers200x200
    Making a webapp for the iPhone is a lot like making a normal web site, but with a few quirks to abide by. In this article, I'll give you a wide variety of tips, covering things such as: "must-haves", usability guidelines, testing/debugging, pitfalls, and performance issues. I hope you enjoy it! Read More…
  • 3D
    Creating and Texturing a Cube in Away3DPreview
    We're going to create a cube in the Adobe Flash (or Flex) environment using the Away3D engine. We'll choose the necessary texture and superimpose it onto the cube's faces. We'll also make the cube rotate and rule the scene via a camera. Let's get stuck in..Read More…
  • Web Development
    Turn-By-Turn Directions with the Google Maps API200x200
    In this tutorial, we will go through the process of creating a small widget that allows users to retrieve turn-by-turn directions to a specified location. We'll be using the Google Maps API, via JavaScript, to provide this rather advanced functionality. Read More…
  • Applications
    ActionScript 3.0 WYSIWYG Text EditorPreview
    Hey guys, this is an ActionScript 3.0 WYSIGYG text editor. It loads all of the fonts from your system, includes color-changing, adding links, bold, italic, underline, alignment, and font size. It's a complete OOP Class, with Event Listeners built in and ready to go! (Unlimited use).Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    30 Exceptional Web Designs200x200
    I've compiled a list of 30 exceptional web page designs for your inspiration. Most of these are relatively new; so they'll hopefully give you some ideas for your next project! Enjoy! Read More…
  • XML
    Develop an OOP Drop Down Menu Using ActionScript 3.0 DocumentsPreview
    In this, my first tutorial for Flashtuts+, I'll quickly explain how to create an object oriented drop down menu. We'll use ActionScript 3.0 and pull all the necessary data from an xml file. The resulting menu can be used in any flash file without needing recoding.Read More…