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pull info and then publish it automatically? [more inside]
Help my non-programmer friend learn to code in Flash (or another language) in order to write escape-the-room
games! [more inside]
How, in Flash AS3, would I implement a sort of forced-transparency? [more inside]
I want to make a web app(let) that features interactive animation. What tools and knowledge do I need? [more inside]
What's the best tutorial out there for 101 Game Making with Flash? [more inside]
Flash pointers for a Flex guy? [more inside]
I feel like learning how to make some simple Flash games, moving up to more complicated ideas later on. I've downloaded/installed ActonScript and Fixel's stuff for programing. Where's a good source for tutorials/guides for learning to do the basics? [more inside]
Help me find a modifiable source file for creating a Madlibs-type game in Flash. [more inside]
I want to learn to program simple games. What book(s) would you recommend for learning flash/actionscript 3 from scratch? [more inside]
What software development technologies (languages and plugins) exist for writing real-time games that can run inside web browsers? Bonus points for 1) playing well with source control, 2) being amenable to unit tests, and 3) having dev tools that run on both Windows and OS X. [more inside]
I'm looking for a library, package, product or some sample code in either JAVA or Visual Basic that would allow me to create a video from my program. I have some software tools I've developed and I'd like some functionality to my program that could take existing video clips and pictures and then assemble them into a video. I would like the final video format to be FLV however any popular format would do. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Have a great one.
I'm building my first Flash program, and I need help with a problem with collision detection... [more inside]
How should I approach programming a prize draw? [more inside]
ActionScript 3.0 trouble: rollover effects. [more inside]
Looking for a solution for a flash based photography website to not look small on big monitors, and not look too big on small monitors. [more inside]
How do I get Flash to play a FLV and then go to particular URL when it's done? [more inside]
I want to learn to create my own flash video game, where to begin? [more inside]
I came up with an idea for a new board game, and I'd like to code an online version of it, but I've never done any game programming. Need some direction... links to engines, graphics, etc. [more inside]
I'm developing in Actionscript 3, and I hate (hate, hate, hate) Flex Builder 2. What are some other good options for as3 development on OS X? [more inside]
Can someone recommend a good ActionScript book for an experienced programmer? [more inside]
ApplicationDevelopmentFilter : I want to write an application that allows the user to "build" a flyer based on templates I design.
Think of the old Spreadshirt website where you could choose your t-shirt size, type and colour, choose your graphic and where it goes, size etc... and gives you visual progress until you get your finished product.
I'm trying to create a Flash application that will accept user-inputted text, then turn it into cheesy computer-generated speech. I'm hoping there's a Flash library or pre-built application that does this, but I haven't been able to find such a thing. I would prefer the final app be in Flash, but I am open to other solutions. Cost not an issue.
If I have a computer application that spits out data continually in the form of UDP datagrams, can I then take that data and plug it into a "live" Flash movie to be viewed online? [more inside]
Web / Flash / DHTML Developers: help me find an image rotator for a website home page; I want it to take text from a config file and overlay it on the image, like a caption; some more specific requirements follow [more inside]
Programming/geometry: in a Flash program (you don't need to know Flash to answer this), I'm trying to place rectangular images at random positions on the screen. There are already images on the screen. I need to make sure that the new, randomly-placed images don't obscure the images already there. [more inside]
I have a programming issue with sorting an array. [more inside]
Help me teach people how to program: I need simple examples of functions, classes, etc. [more inside]
FlashFilter: I would like to lay a flash movie _over_ a web page and have web content show through the movie (in defined areas). Is there a way to specify an alpha channel (or other masking option) for a flash file? I'm certain there is, but my flash programmer is a neophyte and doesn't believe me.
I've plowed through a lot of Flash sites, but haven't found an answer to what I thought would be a simple question. Y'all are a buncha geniuses here, so I thought I'd ask you. [more inside]
So I have a big conference coming up and we’re considering giving each attendee a usb-drive with all the presentations on. The problem is that if I don’t find a way to automate the copying of files I have to do it manually by myself! (+) [more inside]
I'm a graphic designer who is looking to advance my actionscript skills in Flash. What is the best way for "non-coders" to learn more advanced coding? [+] [more inside]
Browsing the hard disk from a flash webpage.
a) is it possible?
(I know it is - i've seen a component that does it. But i want the actionscript that does it)
(i just need some pointers - tutorials, actionscript snippets and so on) [more inside]
Flash MX question, is there a way to load a page from blogger (or an xml page) into a dynamic text block with a scroll bar?
How do I execute a string in flashMX2004?
say ive got the following code (simplified):
"mc"+x+".gotoAndPlay(10)"; // this is the string i want to execute
eval() does not do the trick
google doesn't help now can ask.metafilter?3> [more inside]
How can I get Flash to write data to an external file? Is really the only decent method to create a server-side solution which does the actual work? Either way, pointers to examples would be much appreciated.
I was interested in making a flash animation that looks like an 8 bit nintendo game, and was wondering if there's an easy way to do 8 bit art?
Inside, I've posted a question about computer programming, regarding organizing class libraries and packages -- and also regarding good programming practices. [more inside]
Does anyone have a good solution for copying files (say... image files) from a CDROM to a user's local disk using a Flash interface (and any appropriate add-on)? It should be cross-platform happy, and specifically able to be developed on the Mac.