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Tutorial | Create Cool Particle Systems: 5 How-to articles on AS3

Carlos Pinho
By | 2008-06-18T22:56:05+00:00 Jun 18, 2008|Old Posts|

With the new version of actionscript (AS 3.0), we have assisted to awesome works on particle systems. Here i show you some of the best tutorials, articles and resources that will help you to became an ace on producing this Flash “Special Effects”.


Create Cool Particle Systems

Creating a particle system in Flash may sound difficult, but as Seb Lee-Delisle shows you, it’s not rocket science.

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Create Cool Particle Systems 2

A nice article showing you how to create a Rotating Bitmap in 3D that explodes into Particles.

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Create Cool Particle Systems

This tutorial introduce you to the basics to the impressive Flint AS3 Particle System Framework, through a project to create a snow effect.

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Create Cool Particle Systems 4

Flint is an open-source project to create a versatile particle system in Actionscript 3. The aim is to create a system that handles the common functionality for all particle systems, has methods for common particle behaviour, and lets developers extend it easily with their own custom behaviours without needing to touch the core code.

View the examples and download source files

Create Cool Particle Systems 5

An artistic Alphabet Particles system using AS3 by SoulWire. You can try the demo and download the source.

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About the Author:

Carlos Pinho
A father, a husband and a geek... Carlos was the founder of projects like The Tech Labs and Flash Enabled Blog. He is the founder of TekTuts He is passionate about technologies. Their main skills are in analytics, transport & logistics, business administration. He also writes about programming resources, trends, strategy and web development.


  1. Dan Gries July 29, 2008 at 5:41 am - Reply

    Thanks for the plug! I’m honored.

    In case anyone is interested, more examples using my particle classes have recently been posted:

  2. Hector August 26, 2008 at 4:24 pm - Reply

    Can you make lots confetti drop from above and land below and dwindle down to none in a minute as a splash page? How can that be done?

  3. mindlesswizard April 3, 2009 at 12:15 pm - Reply

    cool dude !!!

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