While playing around with Flash Catalyst 5.5 and Flash Builder 4.5 I realized it’s pretty easy to get your Flash Catalyst projects onto android devices. This tutorial will walk you through importing your Flash Catalyst CS5.5 project into Flash Builder 4.5, show you how to convert it to a Flex Mobile project, and finally run [...]
Although I’m not a huge fan of websites where audio begins to play immediately on application load, I wanted to try and accomplish the effect in Catalyst. Just be sure to keep a mute or stop button front and center for your users. We’re going to use the Adobe Media Encoder to convert the audio [...]
This post stems from a desire to ‘track a visual object to the mouse’ in Catalyst on rollover. What does that mean exactly? It means an object animates such that it appears to be following the mouse cursor. I wanted to create a dodgeball game prototype in Catalyst, whereby the dodgeball hovered on the bottom [...]
In Flash Catalyst, you can drop scroll bars in a Scroll Panel, and they will automatically scroll the content for you. The scrollbars will scroll the content whenever someone clicks on the scroll buttons or drags the scrollbar thumb. But what if you want the content to scroll when someone mouses over a scroll button? [...]
Sometimes you would like an action sequence to repeat in Flash Catalyst. For example, you might create an animation between two component states that you want to loop. Catalyst doesn’t have a “Loop” feature, but there is a workaround.