Category Archives: AS3

Simple Xml AS3 Navigation Menu-V2

This is a the new version of Flash ActionScript3 Navigation menu. It’s an xml driven

Features:

  • you can use it anywhere you want, all classes are open-source (caurina tweener included)
  • easy implementation of links and sub-links, fully xml driven
  • handles ok on non or relative links

Bugs Fixed:

  • MouseHand is now updated when hovering on a link ()
  • CallArg Class is now included ok, sorry for that i had this in my default class location

Download the sample files from this link.
The .fla file is included. Any comments on the code is appreciated. Feel free to use!!

AS3 Flash Resources List

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BOOKS:

1. Essential Actionscript 3.0
2. Foundation Actionscript 3.0 Animation – Making Things Move – Keith Peters – Friendsofed
3. Object Oriented ActionScript 3
4. Flash Game University
5. The Actionscript Bible
6. AI Game Programming Wisdom
7. Advanced.ActionScript.3.with.Design.Patterns
8. O’Reilly’s Learning Actionscript 3.0
9. Flash Professional 8 Game Development

WEBSITES:

  1. http://www.senocular.com/flash/tutorials/as3withflashcs3/
  2. ByteArray.org
  3. polygonal labs
  4. BIT-101 Blog
  5. Kirupa’s ActionScript 3 Tips and Tricks
  6. http://gotoandlearn.com/
  7. http://chrisbrimelow.com/blog/
  8. http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/html/
  9. http://flashgameu.com/
  10. Flash Enabled Blog
  11. http://www.8bitrocket.com/
  12. PeachPit
  13. Cartoon Smart ~ (sadly, this isn’t free)
  14. http://www.newgrounds.com/bbs/topic/229808/50
  15. http://www.lynda.com/ – $25/month access to all videos. I have a subscription, it explains it so ANYONE can understand it. If you’re just starting in AS3, these are highly recomended, even if you’re semi experienced.3D Engine:
  16. Papervision3D
  17. Away3D Flash Engine
  18. AlternativaPlatform
  19. Sandy
  20. Mathieu Badimon | FIVe3D
  21. custom:media & SWFZ
  22. shirotokoro & WOW-Engine ~ 3D Physics Engine
  23. moock.org

Isometric Engine:

  1. zenbullets Isometric Game Engine
  2. FFilmation

Tween animation library:

  1. GO ASAP
  2. GreenSock & TweenLite (AS3) – A Lightweight (2K) and FAST Tweening Engine
  3. Twease | visualcondition playground
  4. tweener – Google Code
  5. Uza’s Blog & More & AS3 Easing
  6. AnimationPackage
  7. boostworthyisryantaylor & AS3 Animation System v2.0

Artificial Intelligence

  1. http://munsterkiler.890m.com/wordpress/?p=24
  2. http://www.red3d.com/cwr/steer/
  3. http://www.ai-junkie.com/ai-junkie.html
  4. http://www.kirupa.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=16649

Game

  1. http://www.permadi.com/tutorial/flashSharedObject/index.html
  2. sephiroth

Physics:

  1. APE – Actionscript Physics Engine
  2. Fisix Engine | Flash Action Script 3 Physics Engine for Game Developers
  3. Flash Physics Engine Box2DFlashAS3 1.4.2
  4. foam-as3 – Google Code
  5. motor2 – Google Code
  6. glaze engine
  7. physaxe – Google Code

Socket server:

  1. ElectroServer 3 – socket-server, multiplayer, server-side ActionScript, server plug-ins, database support
  2. moock>> unity
  3. Palabre :: Flash Xml Multiuser Socket Server – Home
  4. SmartFoxServer: Socket server for Flash multiplayer games and applications
  5. Swocket – A Modular XML Socket server in Python
  6. RED5Server
  7. MMOcha – Platform for Multiplayer Games
  8. Nonoba Multiplayer API – Nonoba.com

Other:

  1. Flint Particle System
  2. Projects < ByteArray.org (various, including alivePDF and wiiFlash)
  3. flare | visualization on the web
  4. AsWing
  5. as3ds – Google Code
  6. ASProf – Realtime Actionscript Profiler
  7. evoengine – Google Code

Forums:

  1. FFILES
  2. Official Adobe Forum
  3. Kipura

Path Finding:

http://www.gameai.com/pathfinding.html