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Create a Full Screen, Scalable Flash Website: Part 3

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In the final part of this tutorial, you'll learn how to load Featured Work and News from XML files (keeping the site's content easy to change), allow visitors to email you using a Contact form, add a preloader, and enable Full Screen mode.


Final Result Preview

Take a look at the final result we will be working towards. Try it in full screen mode by clicking the button in the top-right corner, and check out all the new changes!


Section 1: Overview, Understanding XML Structure, and Loading XML

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The XMLLoader class is available in the Source download.


Section 2: Building the "Featured Work" Page

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Section 3: Building the "News" Section

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Section 4: Creating the Contact Form with PHP

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The PHP file is called mailer.php and is in the Source zip file.


Section 5: Adding the Actual Full Screen Functionality

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Section 6: Creating a Full Screen Preloader

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The separate FLA used for the preloader SWF is called loader.fla and is in the Source zip file.


Conclusion

That's the end of this tutorial. Thanks for reading!

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