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Reading news feeds with XMLSA

December 14th 2004 | Jens C Brynildsen

I used to hate XML and all the looping across nodes to get data. Then I found a class called XMLSA, created by Max Ziebell. Using XMLSA, making a RSS news ticker/reader is easy.

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2


Getting Across to Flash with Java

July 27th 2004 | Nancy Hickman

If you work in web applications, it's just a matter of time until someone suggests, "why don't we use Flash?" With Macromedia Flash, you can create juicy, enjoyable interfaces for your users, with a unique…

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2


Breadcrumbs: Shared Objects

May 20th 2004 | Jason Michael Perry

This tutorial will show you how to use the SharedObject, a powerful new feature in Flash MX. The SharedObject can do for Flash what cookies does for the Browser, but much better and simpler. This…

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2


Breadcrumbs: Dynamically Loading Images

May 20th 2004 | Jason Michael Perry

This tutorial will show you how to dynamically load images from any URL. This article assumes basic knowledge of Flash MX.

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2


Flash ActionScript - Objects

May 20th 2004 | Mitch Allen

In the real world there are objects like i.e. an apple. An apple has properties like smell, color, size and position. We use objects in special ways that we can refer to as methods. In…

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 1Actionscript 2


Breadcrumbs: Making the back button work for Flash

May 20th 2004 | Jason Michael Perry

In this edition of breadcrumbs we'll make your Flash application even more usable with the web browser's back button. Basic knowledge of Flash MX is recommended.

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2


Web Services, it’s about time.

May 20th 2004 | David Vogeleer

You've heard about them, how great they are to use, how they have been a long time coming. But what are they really?

Skill: Beginner Code: Actionscript 2


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