The background of a Flash movie can be set to transparent. This allows the background color or image of the HTML page that contains the Flash movie to show through and allows the layering of Flash content with DHTML content.
The Flash-XML FAQ aims to provide a definitive source for common questions about Flash and its interaction with XML (and XML datasources).
This article is geared towards intermediate Flash users and developers who are interested in creating Flash content for broadcast video, and converting dynamic Flash content into video format. You should have a basic understanding of Flash fundamentals, including timelines, symbols, and animation.
You must've seen the gorgeous skins coming with Winamp 3. You should see a good sample for those skins.
This this tutorial will show you how to create a wet and muddy rocks texture using FilterForge Photoshop Plugin. Every step is clearly explained with screenshots and diagrams.
PHP programmers frequently need to temporarily encode data and decode it later. The functions below, which are essentially just wrappers for the Mcrypt Encryption Functions, provide an easy way to do this and are especially useful if you need to do the operation often, because they hide the nitty-gritty details and help clean up your code.
It seems to have become increasingly popular to display the city and country of the browser visiting your web site in the web page. Obtaining the city, country and/or coordinates on the globe from an IP address is called geo-coding.
Create a simple company logo using Photoshop
This free JDK tutorial book is a collection of notes and sample codes written by the author while he was learning JDK himself. It can be used as a tutorial guide for beginners or a reference book for experienced developers. Topics include Blowfish, Calendar, certificate, character set, cipher, client authentication, collections, datagram, Date, decryption, DES, digital signature, encryption, DOM, DSA, DTD, HTTP, HTTPS, J2SDK, Java, JCA, JDK.
If you have been paying any attention at all to the web development buzz, one of the greatest new technologies must be AJAX. This earth shattering new innovation will save us all. Don't take my word for it. Search Google. AJAX returns thirty-two million hits.
This tutorial will teach you how to create an extremely simple music box in Flash with very little scripting. You can use this music box in your blog, in a forum, a portfolio, personal webpage, etc.
The Photoshop curves tool is perhaps the most powerful and flexible image transformation, yet it may also be one of the most intimidating. Since photographers effectively paint with light, curves is central to their practice because it affects light's two primary influences: tones and contrast. Tonal curves are also what give different film types their unique character, so understanding how they work allows one to mimic any film-- without ever having to retake the photograph.
Learn to make a shiny bar button, with animated effects that appear when a user interacts with it. This is a pure design tutorial. The great visual possibilites of Flash 8 are used for the creation of a great piece of interface.
Step by step guide explains the basic marker technique