Creating Gradients With AS3

I wrote an article for ActiveTuts+ about creating gradients with code.

It features an explanation of all the different parameters you can use, as well as an interactive app that lets you play around with them.

So go check it out here.

Posted on November 23rd, 2010
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Batch Prefix Class Linkage

I wrote an extension for flash, that allows you to batch prefix class linkage. Fx “Symbol 1″ can be prefixed with “lib” and becomes exported as “lib.Symbol1″.
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Posted on November 12th, 2010
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Using my Hit Class for Buttons

Looking for a quick way to manage mouse interactions with movie clip buttons? I’ve got just the thing for you.

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Posted on October 7th, 2010
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Roman Numbers

If you need to work with Roman Numbers, I’ve made a script that will make this easy for you.
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Posted on September 1st, 2010
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QuickTip: Understanding Right Click Menus (ContextMenu)

This entry is part of a series, Quick Tips»

So we’re going to take a look at the right click menus. Usually I see them completely unchanged, making it possible for a user to screw something up with your product (game/movie/site). Lets not make that happen anymore.
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Posted on April 15th, 2010
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Text Animation Letter by Letter


If you’re just trying to implement the effect, you can buy a finished class for this

Ever tried making a text apear by making each letter coming on the screen one by one, and ended up with something likes this?
Text Animation 1
Read on and find out how to fix it!
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Posted on September 5th, 2009
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The Basic Controls of a Car

So here we are, this time we are gotta make the basic controls of a car.

I started off by making a car (surprise?), I made it a movieclip and called the instance “car” (there isn’t going to be any explanation about how to do that, if you can’t do this please read the ‘8 way character movement‘ tutorial I made):
car
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Posted on August 2nd, 2009
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