All posts about Actionscript 3

Step by step AS3 translation of Flash game creation tutorial – part 2

This is the second part of Tim Edelaar‘s step by step AS3 translation of Flash game creation tutorial. Now it’s time to translate to AS3 the content of Flash game creation tutorial – part 2 which I suggest you to read before this one. The style of the coding is the same of the previous […]

Step by step AS3 translation of Creation of a platform game with Flash – step 1

This seems to be the month of AS3 conversions. Good, this means AS3 community is growing. Today we’ll see how Bart de Boer translated Creation of a platform game with Flash – step 1 into AS3. You are invited to read Creation of a platform game with Flash – step 1 to know all theory […]

Step by step AS3 translation of Flash game creation tutorial – part 1

Today I am glad to publish the work of Tim Edelaar that translated all AS2 files of the most successful post of this blog, Flash game creation tutorial – part 1. The most interesting thing is he did not use a class, but he wrote the actionscript directly in the timeline in the… let’s call […]

Create a font browser with Flash AS3

When I am looking for an interesting font for my web design, the first site I look at is dafont.com. What I like of this site is the capability to preview the font I am going to use with a sample text. We are going to build something like a font viewer with AS3, previewing […]

Creation of a matching game with Flash and AS3

This tutorial was inspired by the one written at chapter 3 in ActionScript 3.0 Game Programming University, but I changed some mechanics because I did not like some choices made by the author. Anyway, this is not a “mine is better”, just a tutorial that I did not write completely on my own. Do you […]

Create a Flash ball game using AS3

Ok… I think it’s time to start talking about Actionscript 3. Even if AS2 is way to be dead, is becoming a bit obsolete… every new library like Box2DFlashAS3 only works in AS3, so sooner or later we must learn AS3. Obviously I won’t stop talking about AS2 until it’s dead and stinking… but this […]

Playing with Box2DFlashAS3

Some time ago I told you to watch Box2DFlashAS3 physics engine. I dont’ know if you did it, but I did. While the original Box2D project come to 2.0.0 version, the AS3 porting is “still” at 1.4.3, but soon it will be upgraded. So I think it’s absolutely time to play with this library. While […]