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  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2012

    Newbie - Need advice for a project

    Hey Guys,

    I am new to flash and web design, but I was wondering if someone could direct me into what I need to learn to develop this project.

    This would be an example of what I am trying to accomplish:

    I want to create a web application where people can create a toy:

    - They will pick a body type from a menu.
    - They will pick the hair from a menu.
    - They will pick the lips from a menu.
    - They will pick the shirt from a menu, etc.

    This feature will all people to pull items like the one above from a menu and put them onto a canvas.
    Using drag and drop.
    They also should be able to change the colour of some menu items.
    Very similar to this site:
    I was thinking of using something simlar to this site: http://www.picassohead.com/create.html

    Here is my question:

    Can I do this in flash? Will I also need to learn Java? Would I be better off learning something else?
    I am a quick learner and know some coding, and have even developed a couple of simple sites...

    I just want guidance on where I should start and what I should be learning to create this application.


  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    U.S.A . VA.
    You can do it 100x better in flash.

    However a great web developer learns many different platforms.

    ((Im partial to flash))
    How can you say so much, but say so little?

  3. #3
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    You can definately do this in Flash. Infact the one you are referencing was done only with flash. I would buy a membership to lynda.com and go through their flash courses. you have a lot to learn to get up to speed, but I am sure you will get the skill set you need after completing ActionScript and Flash courses.

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