• Flash
    Prepare a Network Ready Banner Ad in FlashPreview
    When designing Flash ads for deployment over an ad network it's required for the ad to have tracking capabilities embedded within it. This is accomplished through proper use of the ClickTAG ActionScript statement. ClickTAG will determine the behavior of the ad when the user interacts with it. It will also allow the ad network to track the ad, the number of impressions delivered and the click-through rate. In this tutorial we'll learn how to create a Flash ad for deployment. Read More…
  • Interviews
    An Interview With Alex BugaAlexbuga avatar
    Alex Buga - Web Design Superstar, as he likes to call himself. A man with passion for design, creative direction, photography, music and much more. His current position is as the Creative Director of a creative agency based in Bucharest. He's a guy you will absolutely want to meet in person after you read this Interview. Let's see why!. Read More…
  • Web Development
    8 Regular Expressions You Should Know200x200
    Regular expressions are a language of their own. When you learn a new programming language, they're this little sub-language that makes no sense at first glance. Many times you have to read another tutorial, article, or book just to understand the "simple" pattern described. Today, we'll review eight regular expressions that you should know for your next coding project.Read More…
  • ActionScript
    Build an AS3 Photo Slider Widget for Social Networking SitesPreview
    Today we're going to build a Photo Slider widget which can be placed on social networking sites like Orkut or MySpace. This widget will be based on Google's Open Social API and contains a Flash application, which will show all photos from your public photo albums in a slideshow. "Plug-in classes" will handle the transitions of the slideshow and this tutorial will include writing two of those "plug-ins".Read More…
  • Web Development
    Creating Flash Charts From Google Spreadsheets200x200
    With Google docs gaining popularity, it is anticipated that in the near future there will be a great demand for connecting it to external systems for various purposes such as data interchange, data visualization, etc. In this article, I will show you how to connect Flash based charts (FusionCharts) to Google Spreadsheets and plot live data using JavaScript. Read More…
  • Effects
    Create Your Own ActionScript 3.0 Pixel Explosion EffectPreview
    In this tutorial you'll learn how to create an effect which has surely caught your eye before (for example in files such as this one), the Pixel Explosion. During the process of making it we'll learn how to extract BitmapData from a MovieClip, how to use a tweening engine and how to use event listeners.Let's get started then!Read More…
  • News
    Miscellaneous News and Ramblings200 news
    There are several announcements and questions that I have for all of you. If you don't mind, please take a moment or two to look over this and let me know your thoughts! Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    30 More Helpful Video Tutorials For Web Developers200x200
    You can find a good tutorial on just about any subject of web development, but great video tutorials are much less common. Here are a few great tutorials that any developer can use to brush up on various topics like iPhone development, frameworks, jQuery, CSS and more.Read More…
  • PHP
    How to Build a Full-Featured Login SystemCode
    In this tutorial I will be showing you how to make a simple login system consisting of a login page, register page, forgotten password page, email activation, logout page and finally a users online page. I made this tutorial to mainly target new-to-PHP developers, due to the fact when I started I noticed the lack in quantity of basic login systems. Therefore, I decided to make one myself giving high quality advice on how to make your first login system with a users online script!Read More…
  • Flash
    Creating a YouTube Search and Play Gadget with PureMVCPreview
    Following my tutorials on PureMVC and the YouTube Player API I thought it would be a good idea to show you how to use the YouTube GData API for searching for and playing videos. So I've created a little tutorial that combines your new PureMVC and YouTube Player skills into a nice and simple search and play gadget.Read More…
  • Web Roundups
    Best of the Web- JulyMisunderstanding markup
    July has been an interesting month for web developers. Aside from some excellent tutorials, interesting announcements from major web companies have come to light. New homepage designs, new APIs and other announcements have been put forth by Google, Twitter, and other big web players. The times, they are a changin'!Read More…
  • PHP
    CodeIgniter From Scratch: Day 3. Sending EmailsCodeigniter
    At the request of some of our readers, this week, we'll examine just how easy it is to send emails with attachments using Gmail. With raw PHP, this would be a long and tedious task. However, with CodeIgniter, it's a cinch! I'll show you how in this eighteen minute video tutorial. Read More…