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The Power of Arrays II - Methods of Arrays

May 10th 2005 | David Vogeleer

First, I would like to apologize for the delay in getting this follow up tutorial to you all, and I really appreciate all the emails I received about my first tutorial, they were very encouraging.

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 1Actionscript 2Actionscript 3


The Power of Arrays III - Nested Arrays: What they are, and how to use them

May 10th 2005 | David Vogeleer

This is the final installment of the "Power of Arrays" tutorials and it will cover nested arrays. Before we get into what nested arrays are, let's go over how the text will appear throughout the…

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 1Actionscript 2Actionscript 3


Breadcrumbs: Timed Functions

May 10th 2005 | Jason Michael Perry

In the days of Flash 5 timing calls to functions required complicated tweaks using the onClipEvent. Flash MX has improved on this by providing a method that calls your function on a set interval.

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2


What About Flash? Can We Really Make Games With It?

March 29th 2005 | Scott Bilas

We've heard this story before: big-game developer gets tired of big-game team size, pressure, and politics, and switches to making small games. New companies filled with people escaping the retail AAA industry, developing these "casual"…

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2


What is a Flash Game?

March 26th 2005 | Scott Bilas

Say we decide to use Flash. We now have a bunch of MP3, SWF, and XML files. What's next? We need to be able to play these back somehow, which means using the Flash Player.…

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2


Flash Resources

March 26th 2005 | Scott Bilas

Flash has an enormous community, with people of all skill levels, from many backgrounds. These aren't just amateur web designers messing around with a few buttons and animations for a silly menu navigation bar.

Skill: Beginner Code:


Casual Games

March 23rd 2005 | Scott Bilas

Before we get started, we should first talk about what exactly a "casual" game is.

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2


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