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Tutorials for Flash 8, Flash MX 2004 from Ultrashock.com
- These are excellently written and presented tutorials for Flash 8 and
Flash MX 2004. Have some fun with these while learning to do some
interesting things using Flash.
15 Free O'Reilly Book Chapters for Flash
- Here are 15 free book chapters from O'Reilly for learning how to use
Macromedia Flash better and more efficiently. Most of these book
chapters are in PDF format.
Flash Tutorials from Skillspride - Here are some free online Flash tutorials from our partner, Skillspride. If you like these, you can sign up for online training courses, and also try for Free before you buy.
Free Flash 8 Video Tutorials
- Video-Tutes.com is a new site that offers a wealth of free video
training for Flash. Their free video training tutorials range from tool
and menu tutorials to techniques, advanced effects and design concepts.
Each tutorial comes with a point by point outline on the preview page
and detailed explanations and instructions inside.
Flash Reference Guide
- This is informit.com's excellent Flash Reference Guide. It contains
many Flash articles and tutorials covering both current and previous
Flash versions, including the newest, Flash 8.
Free Macromedia Flash MX ActionScript Training Course
- This is a freely available training course covering the material you
need to learn and understand how to program and develop Flash
applications using Macromedia Flash MX ActionScript.
Free Flash 8 Training and Tutorials from Macromedia Flash
- Here are the best free tutorials, training modules, and articles from
the Macromedia Flah Developer Center. These Flash 8 tutorials cover and
teach you the features and functionality that you will use to fully
make use of this important web animation and multimedia development
Flash Tutorial from tizag.com
- These Flash tutorials were written using Macromedia Flash 8, but if
you have an earlier version of Flash you should still be able to follow
along the tutorial without a problem.
Flash Workshop User Guides - Here are 4 Flash Workshop User Guides from California Polytechnic State University. These are in pdf format.
Free Flasb MX Video Training and Tutorials
- CBT Cafe offers some of the best produced free web based software
training and tutorials on the web. Their free training includes Flash
MX tutorials in HTML, QuickTime Video, and Flash Video training formats.
Free Flash MX Course
- This free course offers an introduction to the Macromedia Flash
multimedia authoring environment. It incorporates hands-on experience
developing streaming web-based multimedia presentations including
animation, sound, and graphics with Macromedia's Flash MX application.
Tutorials and Free Video Training for Flash MX 2004
- Teacherclick.com is designed to offer to the educational community
completely free and high-quality software tutorials and online courses.
Here are their Flash MX 2004 tutorials, including several excellent
video training tutorial modules that are well designed and documented.
This is an exceptional site considering it is completely free.
Beginning Web Animation with Flash MX Free Course with Instructor
- This free instructor led course will teach you how to use Flash MX,
Macromedia's latest and most advanced version of the software. It
covers the basics for new users and sets you on the right track to
creating rich media Web sites of your own.
21 Macromedia Flash Tutorials
- The Gurus Network hosts these 21 Macromedia Flash Tutorials. These
tutorials are a collaborative effort created by various web developers
and webmasters who are willing to share their experience and knowledge.
8 Free Flash Ebooks
- This page contains 8 free ebooks covering Flash. To find them, search
the page for 'flash' (hit ctrl+f). Free registration is required.
- Macromedia Flash MX 2004 ActionScript Training (1.7 MB)
- Macromedia Flash MX 2004 Killer Tips (7.8 MB)
- Macromedia Flash Mx 2004 Actionscript Training (11.6 MB)
- Macromedia Flash Mx Actionscripting Advanced (12.1 MB)
- Macromedia Flash MX Training (12.3 MB)
- Macromedia Flash MX Visual QuickStart Guide (19.1 MB)
- Certified Macromedia Flash MX Designer Study Guide (1.1 MB)
- Animation And Effects With Macromedia Flash Mx 2004 (20.1 MB)
7 Free Flash Ebooks
- This page contains 7 free ebooks covering Flash. To find them, search
the page for 'flash' (hit ctrl+f). Free registration is required.
- Macromedia Flash 8 A Tutorial Guide (3.2 MB)
- Developing Extensions for Macromedia Flash 8 (693.3 KB)
- Learning ActionScript 2 0 for Macromedia Flash ebook (2.1 MB)
- Macromedia Flash MX 2004 ActionScript Train (11.3 MB)
- Macromedia Flash MX 2004 Fast and Easy Web Development (19.3 MB)
- Macromedia Flash MX 2004 ActionScript Training (11.6 MB)
- Macromedia Flash MX Game Design Demystified (9.3 MB)
Macromedia Flash MX Tutorial - Here is a Flash MX Training Tutorial from trainingcafe.com. In this module you'll learn the following:
- How to use the Macromedia Flash MX interface
- How to draw simple objects in Macromedia Flash MX
- How to edit text in Macromedia Flash MX
- How to create and edit layers
- How to use symbols and instances
- How to Motion Tween*
- How to use scenes to organize your movie
- How to attach actions to an object
- How to export a Macromedia Flash MX file
Flash 8 Documentation, User Guides, and Tutorials
- Here are the official LiveDocs and the Documentation, User Guides and
Tutorials for Macromedia Flash 8, which is the most current version of
Flash available. This is the definitive documentation and tutorial
content for Flash 8 offered by Macromedia (now Adobe). All tutorials
are linked from this blog post at educationonlineforcomputers.com, where you can find free software training and tutorials.
Flash MX 2004 LiveDocs
- Here are the LiveDocs for Macromedia Flash MX 2004. LiveDocs pages
also display user comments and include an Add Comments button that
allows you to comment on a page's contents and usefulness.
96 Macromedia Flash Tutorials and Articles
- Here are 96 very well written training tutorials and articles for
Macromedia Flash and Flash MX, complements of Peachpit.com. These
should help you to write better and more appealing flash programs for
your web pages, including adding interactivity, form handling, email,
actionscripting, and video to your web site.
Flash ActionScript Programming Course Book
- This course book will teach you how to program using Flash
ActionScript 2.0. It covers structured programming techniques,
introduction to classes, abstract data types, and object-oriented
programming. The objective is to learn programming techniques using 2D
animations and game programming as project assignments via the provided
Labs and Flash files.
Free Book Chapters for Flash MX and Flash MX 2004
- Here are free book chapters from lynda.com that teach you how to use
Flash MX. These chapters are in pdf format and include exercise files.
Flash MX 2004 Hands-On training
Chapter 1 Background Information (264K)
Chapter 2 Interface (460K)
Chapter 3 Using the Drawing and Color Tools (788K)
Chapter 4 Animation Basics (588K)
Exercise Files .zip (92 KB)
Flash MX Hands-On training
Chapter 2 Interface (563K)
Chapter 3 Drawing and Color Tools (917K)
Chapter 4 Animation Basics (1.15MB)
Chapter 5 Shape Tweening (954K)
Chapter 6 Symbols and Instances (1.98MB)
Exercise Files .sit (223K) | .zip (218K)
Guide to Flash Game Development
- This Guide to Flash Game Development shows you how to create games
using Macromedia's Flash animation tool. Over the course of the book,
10 small games are created. It contains 35 chapters, which teach you
how to create card games, board games, adventure games, and arcade
25 Free Macromedia Flash MX eBooks
- Here are 25 free Flash MX eBooks for your reading pleasure. These are
up-to-date and give you a wealth of knowledge on how to use and program
with Flash MX. These ebooks are in either pdf or chm (windows help)
format. The download links are way over on the right column.
Teach Yourself Flash MX ActionScript in 24 Hours
- To access the download link for this freely available, zipped ebook
in chm (Windows help) format, click on the Free button near the bottom
of the page, wait 30 seconds, then type in the 3 character code
and click on the the button to download the zip file. (2.1
mb, chm, 384 pages, 2002)
The BATS program at San Diego State University offers these Flash MX 2004 tutorials in pdf format.
39 Macromedia Flash Tutorials and Articles
- Here are 39 technical tutorials and articles covering many functional
areas of Macromedia Flash. Many of these are on Flash MX and some cover
Flash 5. This is a blog post at our sister site, educationonlineforcomputers.com, where you can find free software training and tutorials.
2 Flash MX Ebooks - Here are 2 free pdf ebooks covering many features of Flash MX.
Flash Tutorials from purephotoshop.com - This site hosts a nice collection of well done Flash tutorials.
Tutorials for Flash from Web Design Library - This site offers free professional Flash tutorials and articles.
Free Training Tutorials for Flash
- Pixel2life bills itself as the largest tutorial search engine on the
Internet catering to graphic designers and programmers. This is their
topical page for Flash.
Book Chapters and Tutorial Articles for Flash
- Sams Publishing provides tutorial articles and chapters from
their books in many computer related areas. Here is their topical page
Flash Tutorials from Vecpix - This site hosts some well done Flash tutorials. This is their Flash tutorial starting page.
Flash MX Tutorials - Download a printable
version of the Introduction to Flash MX, Introduction to ActionScript, and
Introduction to Components tutorials.
(Windows and Macintosh versions)
Flash MX Documentation - Several good things are available here,
MX keyboard shortcuts, Flash
5 keyboard shortcuts, Flash
MX learning interactions, Using
ActionScript event methods, Creating
components, and ActionScript
Flash 5 - This is Macromedia's excellent online manual for learning, studying,
referencing Flash 5. (zipped pdf, 1.76mb). Macintosh version
5 Action Script Reference - Use this reference guide to help you write
and create great action scripts. (zipped pdf, 1.06mb). Macintosh version
for Macromedia Flash 5 - Macromedia University offers you a special free
online training course for Macromedia Flash 5. This course will increase your
skills in Flash and show you how it can be a great user engaging vehicle for
Flash Tutorials - About.com offers you these 3 free Flash tutorials: Fading
Text In, Animating
a Symbol, Morphing
5 School at W3Schools.com - These free Flash tutorials cover
Introduction to Flash, Tweening, Guide Tween, Tint Tween, Shape Tween,
Buttons, Animation, and Sound.
Kit Tutorials -
This site offers a collection of free Flash tutorials. Tutorial categories
include Basic, Intermediate, Advanced, 3D, Actionscript, Special Effects and
more. This is an excellent free training site if you want to learn Flash.
- Excellent tutorials from Flashbible.com covering both intermediate and
advanced areas of Flash: Actionscript Tutorials, Plug and Play Routines,
Database and Forms, FS Commands, Graphics, Movie Clips and Tell Target, and
Xtras and Libraries.
- This site contains tutorials for all levels of Macromedia Flash users.
Beginners will find their introductions to ActionScript useful, and the
intermediate and advanced tutorials will appeal to the more experienced Flash
Flash Academy - Once you've gotten some of the basics down, this site
is a good place to get acquainted with some of the more advanced and powerful
abilities of Flash. Contains tutorials, source codes, and examples.
Flash Tutorial Articles:
in a Flash - A seasoned design pro shares the secret to cooking up
great-looking (and sounding) Flash animations in a hurry: tapping the wealth
of stock media resources available on the Web.
- Making a Splash with
Flash: An Animation Primer
- Getting Interactive with Flash and LiveMotion -
the difference between Macromedia Flash and Adobe LiveMotion? Find out the
strengths and weaknesses of each program and determine which is best for you.
- Director vs. Flash - Content developers still have to agonize over whether
they should develop for Flash or Shockwave, a decision that's especially
tricky because, for some types of content, they are both equally capable.
- Flash Articles and Tutorials
These are above average learning articles from Builder.cnet.com.
Macromedia.com Flash Pages:
Flash Top TechNotes
- All new, updated, and archived Flash TechNotes by category and
and Exporting Tutorials:
Tutorial and Article Index - This page links to all of Macromedia's
Flash tutorials and articles.
5 Samples and Tutorials - These samples and tutorials are a
step-by-step guide to making the most of your Macromedia Flash 5 experience.
Also check out these Free Flash Training & Tutorials.