Tutorial Outpost (top pick) - Huge selection of Flash Tutorials
Fonts for Flash (top pick)- Pixel fonts for Flash developers. Over 40 fonts! Type small clear text in your Flash websites and make them look as crisp as HTML text. Free pixel fonts and trial versions available.
About Flash - Learn Flash, Tutorials plus Free SWF FLA Images Clip Art Sounds WAVS Movies and Animations
Cross Flash Tutorials - High Quality Macromedia
Flash Tips and Tutorials.
Actionscripts.org - is an online community for Macromedia Flash developers at all skill levels. We offer resources, tutorials, and a means of contact between developers.
ActionScript.com - Flash and ActionScript News and Resources.
Advance Flash - A Flash Designer's resource for the purchase of seamlessly looped Flash video and After Effects.
Blue Sfear - A wonderful selection of Flash Tutorials.
Digital Tutors - Digital-Tutors delivers breakthrough training solutions and offers a library of innovative learning tools, conceived by educators and driven by industry artists.
FlashComponents.net - Huge source for Flash Componenents.
Flash Com Guru - A community and resource on Flash
Flash DB - Flash-db is a community based on Server Side Flash and the integration of the swf Flash format with Server side scripts such as ASP, PHP, Coldfusion and various Database's such as MySQL MS SQL Access. Also deals with integrating Flash with Web Services, Flash Remoting, and with Standards such as Soap, WSDL, UDDI, XML, etc
Flash Developer - Flash Developer provides information about the use of Macromedia Flash MX XML, Actionscript and SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics). Covers tutorials, book reviews, online bookstore for programming and usability books.
Flash Factory - Custom Flash Creations - We have Flash Intros, Banners and logos custmized on an individual basis.
Flash Devices - This site is intended for anyone interested in learning more about Flash on mobile devices, including mobile phones and PDAs.
Flash Enabled - A personal journal of past, current and future technologies with my attempts to predict the future by trying to invent little parts of it...
Devils - The FlashDevils Community is a Macromedia
Flash Portal with a wide range of services including Tutorials,
a forum, fla downloads, Flash source files, and Actionscript
guides for Flash 4, Flash 5 and Flash MX.
Flash Filmmaker - Categorized Flash links directory.
Flash Geek - Flashgeek is the community that figures out how to make Macromedia's Flash do wacky things with code or with other applications. Also home to Rick Turoczy's tutorials on embedding Flash objects in Powerpoint.
Flash in the Can - The Design and Technology Festival.
Flash MX - Flash MX Tutorials and reviews
MX 2004 Forums - Flash boards
Flash Skills - A free directory of freelance flash developers around the world searchable by city, province/state, country, current availability of members, and flashskills.
The Flash Tech Resource Everything you could want to know about Flash - this IS the Flash page to go to.
Flashsound.com - Flash sound is geared towards macromedia flash and new media designers that want to quickly (and cheaply) add music to their web or cd-rom projects
Flash Trix - Flashtrix.com is an online community for Designers, Developers and those interested in New Media. The site is dedicated to providing Forums, Updates, Articles and Resources. The Flashtrix.com Collective is a community designed to provide a resource for New Media advancement and interactions. No profits are made from this endeavor.
Vista - Directory of Flash links and resources
Flazoom - Flazoom.com, your portal to the Web's coolest Flash, is a web-based e-zine covering issues relating to Flash, Live Motion and SVG content on the web. This site contains news, reviews, books and more.
Flasm - Disassembles your entire SWF including all the timelines
and events. Looking at disassembly, you learn how the Flash
compiler works, which improves your ActionScript skills.
Flix - the First Flash Video Encoder
FWA - A directory of the best flash websites on the net.
Cross Flash Tutorials - Great selection of Flash
Intro to Advanced Flash Lessons Learn how to create complex, interactive animations.
Kirupa.com - Learn how to create exciting Macromedia Flash animations using this site's Tutorials, Resources, Tips, Tricks, downloads, categories, sound, and more.
Tutorials - 6 great Flash tutorials
PopedeFlash.com - the first comprehensive 3D resource site for Flash and raster output for web and multimedia delivery.
Shockwave Sound - We deliver exciting and up-to-the-minute audio content for web developers. From inner city urban licks to favorite christmas carols - from hard hitting metal rock to fun and wacky cartoony-toonz, our material is original, fresh, streetwise, and Royalty Free.
SitesWeekly Tutorials - Great selection of Flash tutorials.
(Software) Sothink Glanda (Free to Try, $30 to Buy, Windows) - Sothink Glanda is the easy way to create Flash movies. The WYSIWYG design window and build-in Flash player can help you to create movies by dragging and dropping. It also supplies hundreds of ready-to-use templates such like animated buttons, text effects, motion backgrounds and greeting cards.
(Software) Sothink SWF Decompiler MX 2002 Pro (Free to Try, $40 to Buy, Windows) - is a tool to browse, view and parse Shockwave Flash movies (.swf files). It can extract sounds, images, movie clips from a Flash movies.
Total Tutorials Flash - Great resource for all tutorials...Total Tutorials has 863 Tutorials listed in 23 categories for Flash
Tutorial Outpost (top pick) - Huge selection of Flash Tutorials
WickedWavs - Royalty Free Music, Sounds & Voice for Multimedia.
WildForm - Wildform provides easy-to-use video and animation software that makes working in Flash a breeze.
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part II
Today we continue looking at business cards that stand out, and here’s hoping you get some inspiration and ideas! After all, you only get one first impression, so your business card should be something that showcases the best of your design abilities. On Wednesday we looked at the use of interesting shapes, 3D business cards, [...]
Business Cards: Ideas and Inspiration, Part I
As a graphic designer, your business card should do more than let people know how to contact you. If you’re interested in truly making a good first impression, the business card has got to stand out. Whether through color, design, die cutting, unique materials, 3D shapes, or actual samples of your work, a stand-out business [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part II
Today, we’re looking at the collaboration side of negotiation and collaboration in graphic design. Because your work is ultimately for the client, at times you as the designer must be willing to compromise to reach a mutually agreeable goal. Here are some tips to help you collaborate with clients. Ways to Collaborate Listen. On page 28 [...]
Collaborating and Negotiating: Part I
It’s there in the design brief: the problem your client wants you to solve. But whether your objective is to create an advertisement, exhibition or public announcement, sometimes you and the client aren’t quite on the same page about what exactly the best design solution is. OC Photographer asked a great question about the collaborating [...]
When Things Go Bad: 5 Tips for Firing Clients
Most graphic designers will be in a similar situation at some point: the client will not pay, the client is never satisfied with your work yet won’t collaborate to fix it, or you simply realize that you and the client are not meshing. Regardless of when and why you need to fire a client, everyone [...]
Tips for Working with Clients: Approaching the Relationship
Whether you’re looking for design classes, design degree programs, internships or first jobs, it’s important to choose an option that will help you learn clear communication, especially when it comes to designer/client relationships. Knowing how to work with clients should always be part of a successful graphic design education. The following tips can help you [...]
Working for Good: Pro Bono Design, Part II
If you’re interested in doing pro bono graphic design work, it’s important to educate yourself about smart ways to do it. Once you’ve got some guidelines, you can approach your pro bono work with creativity; unless your client specifically requests it, you don’t need to limit yourself to a brochure. Consider these ideas for pro [...]
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