Matthew’s most recent publications include Flash MX Magic (New Riders), Flash MX Game Design f/x & Design (Coriolis) and content for Everything Ever Needed to Know about Live Motion 2.0, Flash 5 Magic, Inside Dreamweaver 4, Flash 5: Visual FX, Web Publishing Bible and The Dreamweaver Bible.
Online Games Development in Flash – A Brief History
Where did Flash games originate? From arcade games? Computer games? What gave them prominence on the Web? And what tools are available to help you build them? Matt sets the scene…
Manage Web Projects with Sitespring
Web projects out of control? Macromedia’s Sitespring helps you get things back on track, and keep them there! Matt explains…
Create Animation with Fireworks Article
Can’t decide whether to create animation in Flash or GIF format? Macromedia’s Fireworks lets you do both! Matt shows us how…
Optimize Preloading with Flash 5
Forget fat Flash files. Keep your visitors happy – use actionscript to load your Flash movies in chunks. Matt shows us how to optimize Flash for preloading.
Animation in Dreamweaver
Think you have to have Macromedia’s Flash Player installed to create animations? Think again. Matt shows how to create professional animations in Dreamweaver.
Easy Flash with Dreamweaver
If you have Dreamweaver 4, then Flash is at your fingertips. Matt shows how easy it is to create two great effects: Flash Text and Flash Buttons.
SWF v. SVG – Which Should You Choose?
Sure, Flash’s SWF graphic format might be popular. But what about relatively new contender SVG? Matt settles the debate.
Review – SWiSH 2.0
Another groovy Flash tool has hit the market. SWiSH 2.0, from SwishZone is causing a stir. Is it the hottest product ever? Or a load of hot air? Matt takes it for a spin.