Many sites today, in addition to a liberal sprinkling of graphics in the banner and in the body, have graphic navigation systems. Navigation systems have become more elaborate, as sites have evolved from 6-page brochure-like entities to full-fledged multimedia sites with multiple web applications.
Coinciding with the shift in online content is a shift in the metaphor used for designing web graphics. Less and less do we see ourselves designing “pages”; instead, we now find ourselves designing Read more [...]
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A really simple Flash method for you, but one that will save you a lot of time when designing form based flash applications...the country combobox. Sounds simple, it is, but rather than painfully populating a combobox component with over a hundred different countries, use the dataprovider and a simple array instead and you have already saved yourself many minutes of typing in data. Read more [...]
Not so much a tutorial, as a mini technique with attached code. I added this recently to the Phireworx blog, but thought it would be a good idea to add it within the tutorial section so it doesn't get lost.
Using the ubiquitous MC Tween prototype library which has been around and I've been using for a while (found here), I needed to create some quick buttons which had a funky sliding effect complete with alpha fading, so I thought I'd share it with you Read more [...]