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 [...]
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 [...]
If any of you tried to make fullscreen applications in Flash Catalyst 1.0, you know that there was some tinkering necessary in Builder. While it’s a great way to get your feet wet with Flex, sometimes you’d like something easier. So, I present to you, the Fullscreen Button Component as the first skinnable component of [...]
I’d like to do a quick introduction to custom skinnable components in Panini. Panini, in case you haven’t heard, is the code name for the next version of Flash Catalyst, and you can download a trial version on Adobe Labs. Custom skinnable components are a new feature in Panini, one that can make life for [...]
We wrote an article for webdesigndev a little while back on creating a movie clip gallery with thumbnails. It’s certainly our longest tutorial yet, and written as a way to get your feet wet with Catalyst. You can check it out over here.
Just a quick post on how to get everything uploaded to the web. Before you get started, you will need some form of web hosting, to serve your content to people requesting it. If you’re looking for hosting, you can check out some of the large companies like BlueHost, HostGator, or WebFaction to at least [...]
You know what they say, there’s more than one way to skin a Data List. And there’s certainly more than one way to build an image gallery in Flash Catalyst. The first method was covered in this previous post. This time, however, we’re going to create one with transitions between images. Nifty, right? More after [...]
Check it out here, you guys: http://insideria.com/2010/08/creating-themes-in-flex-4.html Elad performs a great step by step tutorial on using Catalyst to create Flex 4 Themes. This is a must read in my opinion, enjoy!
You want grids and guides in Catalyst? Well, we’ve got them. This post is a simple rundown with some grids/guides tips and tricks… I mean, I need a break after that optimization post… right?
Ever wanted to create an image gallery with more than 20 images? Ever wanted to play some more with Data Lists in Catalyst? Well, here’s your chance. We’re going to create an image gallery using Data Lists and the Design Time Data Panel, so that you can create an image gallery with as many images [...]