For the programmer with some experience.
Taught by John Nyquist, author and professional Actionscript 3 developer.
Develop using Adobe Flash, Flash Builder, or FlashDevelop.
CartoonSmart was the first training website to offer HD video. Seriously. Before YouTube was even founded, we realized screencasts needed to be way bigger than what others were offering. Nothing will replace books in the training spectrum, but sometimes you just want to put your feet up and watch someone else work. Since 2004, our customers haven't had to squint.
The intended audience for this course is the programmer with some experience in writing ActionScript 3 familiar with development using Adobe Flash Professional, Adobe Flash Builder 4, or FlashDevelop.
In part one, you'll learn how to create terrains, use spatial averaging, draw with the graphics class, deal with bits, work with connected component labeling to detect regions, and more. Topics include:
The A* pathfinding algorithm is the most popular method of finding a path between two points. In part two you will:
In part three you will:
Read what Gary Rosenzweig from FlashGameU.com has to say about this course...
"John's a great teacher. He makes complex concepts seem simple by explaining them in small steps with great clarity. You'll find that you are not just following along, but you are gaining an understanding into the process of how the project was developed. You'll not only learn how it was built, but you'll also know how it works."
Only $30. Download these videos directly to your computer. Includes source files and free updates. You'll be notified by email whenever there's an update to either the course or collection of source projects. Redownload access is always granted for our products.