Adobe CS5 Archive

The Definitive Guide to Building Apps For Children

I remember Mark Zuckerberg once saying “I definitely wouldn’t have gotten into programming if I hadn’t played games as a kid.” This correlation is not a surprise although it did spark a revelation, when I was researching

Who Knew Adobe CC Could Wireframe?

Wireframing is a major step in designing any user interface whether a website, application or software product. Without distraction in the form of visuals, colours, typography, styles and effects you can be more focused on defining content

Sketch vs. Photoshop: Is It Time To Switch From Photoshop To Sketch?

It seems that Sketch is becoming an increasingly popular design tool, gaining more and more market share around the globe. After being made fun of for not using it during an interview, and hearing a lot of

Who Knew Adobe CC Could Wireframe?

Wireframing is a major step in designing any user interface whether a website, application or software product. Without distraction in the form of visuals, colours, typography, styles and effects you can be more focused on defining content

Build an Active Flash Game Menu: The Bounce

First impressions are very important on a Flash game portal; if your game doesn’t grab the player in the first few seconds, they’ve got plenty of other games to choose from. As the menu is the first

Carve Up a Video in Real Time With AS3

Hello, code freaks! This tutorial will show you how to split a running video into blocks as if it has exploded. And all this using just ActionScript. For this tutorial we’ll use the camera as the video

Thinking in Commands: Part 1 of 2

Twice a month, we revisit some of our readers’ favorite posts from throughout the history of Activetuts+. This tutorial was first published in March, 2010, and is the first part of a series. Simple, maintainable code is

Download Files Via SWFs Using FileReference

This Quick Tip covers how to use AS3′s FileReference class in order to download and save external files from Flash RIAs without the need for server side scripts like PHP. All we need is the path of

Create an Apple Inspired Flash Preloader

Preloaders are a must have in your Flash applications. They tell the user that the program is running but can’t show any contents until they’re sufficiently loaded. In this tutorial I’ll help you create an Apple inspired

Editing a WordPress blog with Dreamweaver CS5

One of the most dramatic improvements to Dreamweaver CS5 is the ability edit WordPress themes, but before you can get WordPress (or Joomla! or Drupal) to work, you’ll need to set up your computer as a Web