All Posts in Tuts+

  • Design & Illustration
    Introducing Flashtuts+Flashtuts prev
    I receive all kinds of suggestions for new Tuts+ sites, but none have been quite so numerous as the requests for us to launch a Flash tutorials site. And with good reason: we cover Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and web development, so why not Adobe Flash? Today we're pleased to introduce the newest member of the Tuts+ family: Flashtuts+ Go on, open a new tab, check it out, leave a comment, then keep reading to learn more about our plans for the site.Read More…
  • Code
    A Better Login System200x200
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    Net.tuts+ has published several great tutorials on user login systems. Most tutorials only deal with authenticating the user, which allows for two levels of security: logged in and not logged in. For many sites, a finer degree of control is needed to control where users can go and what they can do. Creating an access control list (ACL) system will give you the flexibility for granular permissions. Read More…
  • 3D & Motion Graphics
    How to Produce a Great Video TutorialTut preview1
    Even though you might be a great After Effects artist it doesn't automatically mean you are a natural at teaching. Even though making a tutorial might seem easy there is more to it than meets the eye. Dirk Worring-Ramstoeck was gracious enough to write this brief article with some excellent points and analogies that will hopefully make your tutorial as good as your work.Read More…
  • Code
    Build an Efficient Flash DecalSheet SystemDecal preview
    I came up with the idea of creating what I call Flash DecalSheets from the stickers that come with model airplanes and have been using "Decals" to skin my own Flash applications ever since. A DecalSheet is basically one large image (.JPG, .PNG, or .GIF) that gets cut up into smaller images called 'Decals', which are Bitmaps and can be used anywhere DisplayObjects would usually be used. This technique is one of the most efficient ways of bringing lots of assets into a Flash application without relying on the Library (if you are using the Flash IDE) or the Embed tag (if you are using the Flex Compiler). Let's take a look at how to make a simple DecalSheet system.Read More…
  • Code
    What is Flashtuts+?200 whatis
    Flashtuts+ joins Psdtuts+, Vectortuts+, Audiotuts+, Aetuts+ and Nettuts+ as Envato’s newest Tuts+ site. It’s all about quality tutorials for Adobe Flash. Whether you want to learn how to create awesome Flash animations and interfaces, bone up on your Actionscript to create games and apps, or just get started developing with Flash, we've got you covered! Keep reading to learn a little bit more about the new editor of Flashtuts+ and what we’ll be offering on the site.Read More…
  • Code
    Tell Us What You Want!200 feedback
    Flashtuts+ is a brand new site, meaning now is the best time to have your say on what you’d like to see here. Whether you’re dying for AS3 tutorials, awesome tweening demonstrations, articles on broad Flash topics like components and libraries, or anything else in the Flash universe, we'd like to hear from you! And you can suggest not just particular topics, but feedback on how you think the site should operate, site suggestions any other ideas you wish to share with the editorial team.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    40 Logo Design TutorialsLogo des prev
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    Logo design is a sub-school of graphic design with a very specific skillset. It can seem daunting to know where to start learning about this wonderful discipline. Here we've collected 40 fantastic logo design tutorials to help you add this new design skill to your arsenal.Read More…
  • Code
    Jadchor Menu ReworkedFlashmenuu
    "With Chorney's permission I'm submitting a reworked version of his Jadchor Portfolio: Flash menu. I used the color filter for the effect. The .Zip file has the fla/swf/html/ and Fla is saved in Flash 8 format." - tecwzrdRead More…
  • Code
    Masking BackgroundBgmask
    In this elegant Flash interface you can change the background of the page by selecting a preview image with a nice reflection effect. It was created by tecwzrd on DeviantArt.Read More…
  • Code
    Bitmap Sprite AnimationSprite anim
    "Though nothing that would necessitate Flash 8, this example shows how Flash 8 can be used to animate a bitmap character. The character's frames are located in a single bitmap which are extracted and displayed in another bitmap using the BitmapData class. Threshold is used to convert the magenta color to be transparent." - Trevor McCauleyRead More…
  • Code
    Saizen Media - NightwishNightwish
    "Saizen Media is an internationally acclaimed and award winning design firm that specializes in highly cinematic and detail oriented imagery." - Saizen MediaRead More…
  • Code
    MonofaceMonoface
    "Click the mouth, nose, head and each eye to create a different monoface. And keep clicking. There are 759,375 possible faces." - monoRead More…