One more skinnable component I created a while ago while I was learning to write skinnable components. It pulls a list of recent images uploaded to Flickr, with the ability to search by tag or user id. The component uses a list skin part, meaning you will need to work with an existing skin in [...]
I’ve seen a couple requests for embedding YouTube videos in Flash Catalyst projects. This skinnable component pulls in a YouTube video at runtime, using a video id and the YouTube AS3 API. Click the image to view the running example. You can download the FXP here, Or the FXPL here. More details after the jump.
Also known as, the Dress-up Robot! This skinnable component has a “droppables” group of graphics you can drag to and position on a “canvas” group. For this example, the droppables is a set of accessories for the robot in the canvas. Click on the image to preview. The fxp is available here. Details after the [...]
I decided to whip a simple custom skinnable component to enable drag and drop between lists. I’ve posted a quick sample skin of how this might look in a ‘these are a few of my favorite things’ drag/drop scenario, which allows a user to drag from a source list to a target list. Check it [...]
I mocked up a quick Flex Lightbox component, which I have lovingly dubbed “FlightBox.” Click on the image below to hop to the actual swf. Take an image list and wrap it inside the FlightBox skin. You must also include a skin part, the “chrome,” that surrounds the popped up image. In this case, the [...]
Here is a skinnable popup component, a little button that displays some popup content. In this case, I’ve decided to play graphic designer.
Howdy doody, here’s a weather component. It displays the forecast for up to the next 7 days. In this case, the skinnable component is using the zip code “94103″ — that’s San Francisco, so there’s a good chance for rain. Click the image to view the running example. The project is available here. There’s an [...]