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Here is some seriously technical links for advanced people (good reads for non flex users, but largely pointless for those without Flex).
A view under the hood of the cool new profiler from flex Surprise for Flash users: It is part of the player, not the Flex IDE!
How to roll your own preloader in Flex, but without the Flex framework
The trick to getting embedded SWF files in Flex to behave properly Something I actually wrote myself. Yes, it is a code dump, but it is also a step by step instruction in how to perform this specific activity. No, it does not explain why things is done the way they are. It is for serious people who can figure that out by themselves, once they see the code.
Each time someone abuses hittest, God kills a kitten. Please, learn real collision testing.
That "Stop Coding!" blog is looks like it'll be a REALLY good resource. Thanks for that, henke.
A while ago I had posted a thread intended to go here on Closures in AS3. I didn't post it here, but it's here:
At the time of posting, I thought they were more of a 'gee whiz' sort of thing, but I've actually found them very useful several times since then. They might take a minute to wrap your head around and may look a little weird at first, they can actually make your code look and read much more simply when appropraitely placed.
I'll probably write another quick one in a little while.
Requesting AS3: Sockets!
Can't find a good socket tutorial anywhere! They all either don't work or are way too complicated.
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well I finally figured out how to make a plat former after like a week of pure coding, and you may say, but there are all ready as3 plat former tut's, but do theirs let you walk up and down hills, I think not.
but i haven't written a tut for it yet so tell me if you want one... :) heres an example, but don't get angry at me because the ground is yellow and he is drawn really shitily, the whole point is whats under the hood not above it :)
API -> Rectangles and Circles by VeinDigger
API -> Shapes by phyconinja
AttachMovie via Class ID by Alphabit
Basic Buttons by Flynny
Basic HitTesting and Conditionals by hashbrown
Basic Platformer by medhopz
Basic Preloader by chunkycheese12
The Basics by trig1
Changing Framerate by Siggles
Closures by DougyTheFreshmaker
Context Menu by xedon
Compute Spectrum by ssjskipp
Counter by LilFugitive
Custom Cursor by Jindo
Digital Clock by crushy
Display List & Swapping Depths by ShooterMG
Dragging Objects by LilFugitive
Events by LesPaulPlayer
fl.controls by Silkey
FPS Display by StaliN98
Global Buttons by ninjitsuwarrior
HitTests by Jindo
Key Input (AS2 Style) by dELtaluca
Keyboard Events for Newbies by XBigTK13X
Loading External Images by LilFugitive
Movement With Keys by TrueDarkness
Old-Fashioned Random Function by LesPaulPlayer
Object Oriented Programming by Alphabit
Quality by LesPaulPlayer
Pointing at Mouse by trig1
Rotate And Shoot To Mouse by Pyromaniac
Rotating With Matrices by Paranoia
Rotating Objects Around Points by Paranoia
Simple Filters by Cushy
Simple Preloader by Denvish
Springs by trig1
SWF Protection by JoSilver
TextField class by Silkey
Timer by Denvish
OTHER USEFUL LINKS
AS3 Cookbook Chapters as pdf
AS3 Metadata Tags
AS3 Samples From Adobe
Flash CS3 Review/Overview by Depredation
Getting Started with AS3
Learning AS3 with the Flex 2 SDK for Free
List Video Tutorial
Interpreting Runtime Errors
Senocular's AS3 Tip of the Day
Virtual Circle Spacer
PM me with any mistakes you find.
Post all links you want to add in this thread.
<3 To everyone who supplied tutorials/links.
Also, PM when almost at 30 posts = appreciated.
Next update will feature better categorization, since the list is growing quite large.
If you make a tutorial and want it added to this list, then use the code tags during creation.