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Articles and tutorials about creating mobile apps in Flash CS5.5 and above.

ActionScript Toggle Button Explained star
It can be confusing when coding a toggle button for the first time. Let's walk it through.

ActionScript Visible Property to Toggle Menu star
We will learn how to use the visible property to display or remove our menu overlay for the Flash storybook app.

Add a Sound to a Button in Flash star
We will add a sound effect when the user clicks on an ornament in our Flash project.

Animated Xmas Ornaments - Flash Storybook star
We can create a tween inside the ornament movie clip that will cause the ornaments to swing.

Building the Overlay Page Flash Storybook App star
We will continue to work on the settings menu overlay page for the Flash storybook app. In this tutorial, we will assemble the elements on the page.

Cover Graphic for Flash iOS Storybook App star
In this tutorial, we will create the movie clips for each page of the Flash iOS app storybook.

Flash CS5.5 and iOS Publishing star
Adobe has updated the Packager for iPhone and released it with Creative Suite 5.5.

Flash iOS Storybook Project Introduction star
Follow along as create a Flash prototype for our iOS storybook app.

Flash Open Book Animation star
Create a Flash tween animation to open the cover of our book for the Flash storybook app.

Flash Storybook - Invisible Start Button star
We will use an invisible button over the book. When clicked on, it will start the storybook.

Flash Storybook Menu Overlay Toggle Positions star
In this tutorial, we will set up the X and Y positions for each element on the settings menu overlay page for our Flash storybook app.

Flash Storybook Phase 2 Overview star
This tutorial begins the second phase of our Flash iOS Storybook App series.

Flash Storybook Project - First Screen star
Importing and positioning the graphics for the first screen for our Flash storybook project.

Importing Photoshop Layers Into Flash star
How to build layers in Photoshop that will transfer to Flash.

Intro to Flash CS5 - CS5.5 Packager for iPhone star
Flash CS5 support for the mobile tablet's input capabilities.

iPad & iPhone Graphics Points vs Pixels star
Understand the confusion over the pixels, points and resolutions for iOS apps.

Menu Toggle Button for Flash Storybook App star
Because it is important for the toggle button to be accessible on any page of the book, we will place it on a layer above the pages of our storybook app.

Nested Movie Clips in Flash star
How to use nested movie clips in Flash CS5.5.

Prepare Sound Files for Flash Storybook App star
We will use Adobe Soundbooth to prepare the sound files for our Flash iOS storybook app.

Programming the Start Button - Flash Storybook star
We will add ActionScript to the button that will start our Flash Storybook app.

Setup for HelloWorld Flash CS5.5 iPad App star
Starting a basic iPhone project in Flash CS5

Sound with ActionScript - Flash Storybook App star
We will examine the ActionScript 3 code that will play a sound in our Flash iOS storybook app.

Staring a New iPad App Project in Flash CS5.5 star
How to setup an iPad storybook app in Flash CS5.5.

Toggle Button Event Listener star
How to attach a mouse click event listener to a toggle button.

Toggle Buttons and Event Listeners star
We will write a function that will remove all the event listeners for the buttons on our menu overlay.

Using Sound in Flash iOS Storybook App star
We will import a sound file into the Flash iOS storybook app and control the sound with ActionScript.

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