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The success story of FlashExplained!

January 15th, 2014 1 Comment

FlashExplained, my most successful website up to date, has been visited by millions of Flash users and web designers over the years. I have reaped considerable success with it. I earned a lot of money, got linked from major web portals like SmashingMagazine and SixRevisions, at one time I even outranked Adobe and still rank […]


Metallic buttons for Flash CS4

April 24th, 2010 10 Comments

I have made metallic buttons in Flash CS4 using the various filters to add effects to buttons’ normal, rollover and clicked states. Here is how they look like: You can find them in the downloads section.


Flash Explained now on deviantART

April 18th, 2010 6 Comments

You can follow Flash Explained on deviantART, at the following address: flashexplained.deviantart.com Animations, interfaces and some quick tutorials will be posted there. Enjoy!


Downloads are live – go get the goodies!

October 19th, 2009 10 Comments

The downloads section has just been added to Flash Explained! In this new section, goodies will be available for download! For starters, all the lessons on animation in Flash CS3 have been added for you in PDF format! Download them, print them and learn even more easily! Jump immediately to the new download area on […]


Moved over to a new host

September 4th, 2009 4 Comments

FlashExplained.com has finally been moved onto a new hosting server! In the next few days, you can expect a few disruptions here and there until I tweak all the things necessary for the seamless functioning of the website. However, the good things you can expect now: Improved service, because the hosting at mediatemple.net is simply […]


New host, new tutorials, new features

April 5th, 2009 23 Comments

Hi friends, It’s been long since I posted anything new. Well, rejoice, for new tutorials are in the works! Also, I’ll be changing the host for flashexplained.com/ because I need something more powerful to handle my 100K+ monthly visits. So don’t sweat it if the site goes down for 1-2 days. It will be back […]


Wishing you all the best

December 31st, 2008 14 Comments

Happy New Year! Wishing you lots of love, health and money in 2009! Luka Maras


Coming soon

November 18th, 2008 No Comments

Hello everybody, I am back in Europe. My ISP sucks so you’ll have to wait a little bit. But, here is a little tease of the tutorials that I am going to create and post soon: Shape tweens in Flash CS3 explained (how to animate outlines, fills, colors) How to animate cool effects like blurring, […]


A brief wait & new Flash CS3 tutorials

November 10th, 2008 9 Comments

Hi everyone, This is a flashexplained.com/ update: I am currently moving from Africa back to Europe. This being said, I won’t be able to reply to your comments and questions until somewehere after November 15th, once I settle down. I have so much things to do – moving from one continent to another is no […]


Why Flash Player is the best plugin ever

October 11th, 2008 2 Comments

I have read about and participated in innumerable discussions about the Flash Player. I have always been telling people how Flash Player is the best plug-in out there. Ever. Sounds bold, maybe even pretentious? See for yourself – you might get surprised!

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