Tutorials and Guides about ActionScript 3

On this page you will find my published articles, guides, tutorials and help about ActionScript 3 programming in Flash and Flex. I am trying to publish tutorials for all grades of experience and I hope that you will find something that interests you no matter if you are new to Flash or an experienced ActionScript programmer.

 

Accelerometer in Mobile Phone

 

Tutorial on how you access the accelerometer in Flash Builder 4.5 for mobile devices
This tutorial is a guide to how you access the accelerometer in Flash Builder 4.5 for mobile devices. We are going to create an app that simulates a lifelike ball rolling around on the mobile phone screen.

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Prevent Mobile Idle Mode

 

Prevent a mobile phone or device from turning of the screen, and going into idle
This short tutorial will be about how to prevent a mobile phone or device from turning of the screen, and going into idle mode to save power, when the user do not touch the mobile screen for some time. You might like to prevent this default behaviour when the user plays a game using the accelerometer in the phone or device.

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ActionScript Mobile Project

 

First ActionScript Mobile Project in Flash Builder 4.5 Tutorial
This beginner tutorial for Flash Builder 4.5 will teach you how to create your first ActionScript Mobile Project. We will build a simple app that displays Hello World on the mobile phone or pad. Flash Builder 4.5.1 can be used to create mobile apps for Android phones / pads, iOS such as iPhone / iPad and for Blackberry devices. No prior knowledge of Flash, ActionScript or Flash Builder is required to follow along in this tutorial.

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First Flex Mobile Project

 

First Flex Mobile Project in Flash Builder 4.5 Tutorial
This beginners article will teach you how to create your first Flex Mobile Project in Flash Builder 4.5. We will create a simple application that displays Hello World on the mobile screen. You do not need any prior knowledge of Flash, ActionScript 3.0 or Flex to follow along with this tutorial.

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Save Text File in Flash

 

Save Text File in Flash using ActionScript
This guide will explain how to save a text file to the users computer using ActionScript 3. Saving a text file to the local filesystem with Flash is easy to do.

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Localization in Flex 4 part 2

 

Localization, Translation in Flash Builder 4 part 2
This guide continues the tutorial on localization in Flash Builder 4 and explains how to localize other resources than Strings. It also explores the difference between using @Resource and the ResourceManager class. Finally it covers how to use incomplete localization bundles.

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Save Image Locally with AS3

 

Save Image to the users file system with ActionScript 3.0
This article will create a useful class for saving images from a Flash application to the users local filesystem using ActonScript 3.0. The class will be able to save a screenshot of any display object on the stage.

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First ActionScript Project

 

Tutorial first Flex Project in Flash Builder 4
This beginners tutorial will teach you how to create your first ActionScript Project in Flash Builder 4. You do not need any prior knowledge of ActionScript or Flash Builder to follow along with this guide. We will create a simple application that displays Hello World on the screen.

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First Flex Project

 

First Flex Project in Flash Builder 4 Tutorial
This beginners article will teach you how to create your very first Flex Project in Flash Builder 4. You do not need any previous knowledge of Flex, Flash or ActionScript to follow along with this tutorial. We will create a simple application that displays Hello World on the screen.

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Localization Translate Flex 4 App

 

Localization Translate an Application in Flash Builder 4
In this article I am going to explain how to get started with localization in Flash Builder 4. This article is meant to be a quick start guide to translating your flash application. I am focusing on giving you an easy way to get your application multilingual as fast as possible.

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Upload screen capture to server

 

Upload a screen capture to a server using POST
Article about how to upload a screen capture to a server using ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Builder, Flex. We will upload the image to the server using a POST call.

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Slice a movie

 

How to slice up a movie using ActionScript 3
In this guide I'm going to explain how to slice up a running movie clip in Flash using ActionScript 3.0.

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Naming conventions

 

Naming conventions in ActionScript 3
In this article I will explain which naming convention I use when I write programs in ActionScript 3.0. This will hopefully make it easier to follow along in my examples and guides in other articles.

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