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Free Flash Page Flip Components

Did you think of adding cool flash page flip effect to your flash tool or flash web site or flash gallery?

Free flash page flip effect

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FlashPlayer 10, first experience – installation and FileReference problems.

Well, to say the truth my first FP10 experience started not with warm “Welcome to Adobe FlashPlayer 10!!!

First of all, when I tried to install it I got very wierd error message:

Adobe Flash Player Plugin Setup
You do not have sufficient disk space to complete this installation.
Please free 5000 KB and try again.

And that’s with not even a few free GigaBytes on my system drive. However, ther reason was not in free space at all but in my drive’s label letter. I don’t have drive ‘C:’ – my system is installed on ‘D:’ and this was the reason for FlashPlayer 10 to refuse to install. Continue reading ‘FlashPlayer 10, first experience — installation and FileReference problems.’

New animations release. Glow flash preloaders!

We are glad to offer more preloader animations to our visitors.

This week we came up with a glowing preloaders theme and seem to do a good job.

Here is a simple demo.

This movie requires Flash Player 8

Read more and check glow flash preloaders in action. These preloader animations might be used just the way they are as a main movie preloaders (actionscript code is included and you don’t need to think about preloading at all). Or you may use them as skins in bundle with our free flash preloader component.

Flash and Actionscript performance optimization tips

Here are some tips for flash developers, which may help them to build flash application more effectively.

So far tips listed are:

  1. Cache your Vector images – increase performance
  2. Use onEnterFrame only when needed
  3. Make movie clips invisible when alpha = 0
  4. Embed only needed symbols or fonts

Take a look and make your flash preform better 😉 Continue reading ‘Flash and Actionscript performance optimization tips’

Mac style preloader in ActionScript3

Hi there,

I just wanted to share a nice AS3 class I found at steven sacks blog, which produce Mac style loading animation. You may find it interesting when implementing preloader in your AS3 application 😉

Sample swf

This movie requires Flash Player 8

AS3 Class code: Continue reading ‘Mac style preloader in ActionScript3’