Flash MX 2004 Tutorials

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Entheos Flash MX 2004 Tutorials cover the basics along with some beautiful timeline effects and Flash programming. These tutorials include demos, step-by-step tutorials and.fla downloads on creating beautiful effects in Flash. Each one is explained in simple language along with step-by-step instructions for easy following. Tutorials cover topics such as Motion Tween, Shape Tween, Working on Layers, Bouncing Effect, Straight Ripple Effect, Circular Ripple Effect, Simple Preloader, Simple Timeline Preloader, Digital Clock, and Analog Clock.

  • Cost: Free

Flash Ripple Effect

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Learn how to create a simple and beautiful ripple effect in Flash. This tutorial includes step-by-step instructions on how to create a smooth ripple effect in Flash. Use this tutorial to create a stunning effect for your website. Also included for free download is the Flash source.fla file. Detailed steps are given which explain creating the graphic symbol, creating the movie clip, and then inserting the movie ripple clip. More tutorials include creating an analog clock, shape tweens and motion tweens, creating a bouncing effect and more.

  • Cost: Free

Flash Sound On/Off Button

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A simple tutorial on creating a sound on/off button using Flash actionscript. This tutorial gives you a live demonstration on how the sound on and off button works and allows you to download the sample .fla file as well.

  • Cost: Free

Flash Training Classes

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Introduction to Macromedia Flash MX 2004 provides a comprehensive introduction to the newly released Flash MX 2004. The training class assumes no prior knowledge of Flash or Web design. Advanced Macromedia Flash MX 2004 with ActionScript 2 teaches how to program in ActionScript 2 to make Flash sites more interactive and dynamic. The training class assumes basic knowledge of Flash MX 2004. Advanced Development with Macromedia Flash MX Professional 2004 teaches how to build rich internet applications with Macromedia Flash MX Professional 2004.

  • Cost: Varies

Flash Tutorial

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This Flash tutorial guides you through some of the basics. Topics include: Flash Basicss; Flash Drawing; Flash Buttons; Flash Tweenings; Flash and JavaScript. This resource also includes an FLA archive. Some of the specifics include: What is shockwave Flash? What do I need to create my own Flash movies? Learn to create Draw with Flash, explains the Flash toolbox, how to draw basic lines and shapes; Learn to create both simple buttons and advanced tell target buttons. Learn to change objects between two keyframes using Flash tweening.

  • Cost: Free

Streaming Flash Educational Videos

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Nortel Network's KidzOnline offers a series of entertaining tutorial videos completely free. Join host Gino and his animated side-kick Tweener as they explore the basics of Flash, the history of 2D animation, animation principles, the Flash interface, the toolbox, keyframing, tweening, actionscripting, importing, symbols, using sound, and even special effects. Unlike most online Flash resources, these videos and associated E-learning materials are professional productions due to KidzOnline's 3 million dollar annual budget.

  • Cost: Free
  • Platforms: Windows, Macintosh

W3Schools Flash Tutorial

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Flash is a tool for creating interactive and animated Web sites. In this Flash tutorial you will learn how to start using Flash in your applications. Start Learning Flash. Topics include: Flash introduction, Flash How To, Flash in HTML, Flash tweening, Flash GuideTween, Flash TintTween, Flash ShapeTween, Flash buttons, Flash animation, and Flash sound. You will also learn the advantages of Flash compared to animated images and Java Applets; how to embed a Flash movie into an HTML page; and tweening, where you can create movements and changes.

  • Cost: Free

Importing Flashation files into Flash

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Adding a custom Flash Animation created with Flashation is a snap in Flash by following these simple steps, you will be up and running in no time at all and impressing all of your viewers with your talents. Please make sure that you have copied and pasted the Flashation file into the same directory as where you will save your Flash file which loads the with Flashation file into Flash. First create your row/column of buttons in Flashation web menu builder. Make sure that you enter the correct GotoanPlay action per button in Flashation.

  • Cost: Free

Tutorio Flash Tutorials

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Tutorio offers free and unique Flash and Actionscript tutorials and scripts to assist those who want to learn flash. Articles on the site include examples, step-by-step tutorials with in depth explanations and source file downloads of the topics coverd in the tutorials. Tutorials aim to cover a range of topics and difficulties covering everything from a building simple preloader to a tutorial on building a simple xml powered image gallery in flash to capturing mousewheel values in flash.

  • Cost: Free