RESOURCES

About Women in Design

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netdiver
{promoting women designers}
dontyoustop {from gusset.net}
Nest {An online project to promote and inspire female designers}

Women in Technology
wired woman {The Wired Woman Society creates an open environment that encourages women to explore opportunities in Information Technology and to build successful careers that will allow them to play a positive role in the growth and development of the Information Age}

Professional Women's Outreach Organization (PWOO) {a place for women to gain support from other women as professionals. Whether you are a doctor, or a nurse, Professional Women's Outreach Organization (PWOO) is dedicated to helping all women in the work force.}

Education / Training / Tutorials
lynda.com
{lynda.com is the award-winning provider of educational materials, including Hands-On Trainingô instructional books, CD- & DVD-based video training, self-paced online learning, and events for the creative community. For over ten years, lynda.com has been helping designers, instructors, students, and hobbyists learn cutting-edge design principles along with the latest tools and techniques in digital media, design, and development.}
kirupa.com
{Shocked Flash Resource for Tutorials, Downloads, Support, Links, and more}
http://www.gotoandlearn.com
http://www.communitymx.com
http://www.learnflash.com
http://www.senocular.com/flash/tutorials.php
http://www.ultrashock.com/tutorials/flashmx2004.php
http://www.actionscript.org/tutorials.shtml

Flash Resources
Swift 3D: Create high-quality, low-bandwidth 3D for the Web

Swift 3D is the most versatile tool for creating 3D animations for Adobe Flash, Video and Graphic Designs. Through the combination of an easy-to-use interface, the industry standard vector exporter and a full ray tracing rendering engine, Swift 3D enables 3D novices and veterans alike to quickly create high-quality 3D animations. Swift 3D exports to both raster and vector file formats including Adobe Flash (SWF), AI, EPS, JPEG, BMP and more, making it the ultimate tool for publishing your 3D designs wherever you want.

To learn how Swift 3D can add a new dimension to your Flash work visit - www.erain.com
Why is Swift 3D MAX the best tool for 3D Web animation?

With the industry-leading RAViX III rendering engine supplying the power to convert your 3D scenes to vectors, Swift 3D MAX enables your high-end content to be converted into low-bandwidth Flash (SWF) files that stream seamlessly over the Web. Add to that the ability to export raster-based output into the same Web-friendly Flash format and you've got the power and flexibility needed to expand the horizons of your 3D content. Swift 3D MAX is the only plug-in you'll need to get your design Flash-enabled and ready to be experienced by the entire Web audience.

Swift 3D MAX is power, quality and ease-of-use in an affordable package. That's why.

For More Information on Swift 3D MAX visit - www.erain.com
Why is Swift 3D LW the best tool for 3D Web animation?

With the industry-leading RAViX III rendering engine supplying the power to convert your 3D scenes to vectors, Swift 3D LW enables your high-end content to be converted into low-bandwidth Adobe Flash (SWF) files that stream seamlessly over the Web. Add to that the ability to export raster-based output into the same Web-friendly Flash format and you've got the power and flexibility needed to expand the horizons of your 3D content. Swift 3D LW is the only plug-in you'll need to get your design Flash-enabled and ready to be experienced by the entire Web audience.

Swift 3D LW is power, quality and ease-of-use in an affordable package. That's why.

For More Information on Swift 3D LW visit - www.erain.com
Macromedia {Macromedia Flash Support Center}
Flashmagazine {Our vision for Flashmagazine is to become the best place to get information on Macromedia's Flash, Adobe LiveMotion, Swift3D, Swish and other Vector based products for the web.}
Flash Kit {Online resource for Macromedia Flash Tutorials SWF FLA images clip art Sounds WAVS Animations Help and Support}
moock.org {Colin Moock's tutorials and gallery for Flash developers and designers. Covers ActionScript and JavaScript}
flash-creations.com
{formerly ActionScript-toolbox.com}
{the textbook/resource site for Helen Triolo's Flash/ActionScript classes at the Corcoran College of Art and Design}
FlashinTO {a group of dedicated industry professionals committed to the development of the Canadian and GTA Flash community}
Actionscript.org {Macromedia Flash Resources and Tutorials}
FlashDevils {FlashDevils Community is a Macromedia Flash Community with a wide range of services including Forums, Tutorials, FLA Files, Interviews and Reviews. Our goal is to let the International Flash community grow and what isn't less important is to have fun while learning from each other}
Flash MX 2004 Forums {a great resource for Flash MX 2004}
actionscript.com {community news, actionScript reference and Forum}
Flash Circle {a vast variety of web design tutorials and articles coupled with a vibrant and well informed community}
Ultrashock {the ultimate knowledge base for multimedia developers}
FlashMove
FlashMove
{The helpful flash resource site for all your macromedia flash needs. Site features search engine, competitions, tutorials, forum, links, gallery, events, usergroup, newsletter and more}
flazoom {a blog covering issues relating to Flash, Live Motion and SVG content on the web with a focus on usability. This site contains news, reviews, books and more}
FlashGuru's MX 101 {The Flash MX Knowledge Base}
flash-mx.com {a new community based site featuring tutorials, reviews and news about all things related to Flash MX design and development}
   
FLzone
{Download/upload tutorials, extensions, faq's - share your knowledge with the community}
Flasher.it {strong treatment for flash addiction}
Flash Developer dot nl {This web site has the mission to serve the Flash Developer community as a resource improving the interaction between Flash XML and SVG, and to provide more information on Macromedia Flash, XML and SVG itself}
FlashVista {a mix between a search engine for best flash web sites and a flash links directory}
internetCross {a one stop web resource site which offers tutorials/articles for flash, photoshop, design and more}
gotoAndPlay() {a free web resource for both web gamers and web game developers}
DigitalRefueler { one of the fastest growing portals proven to list only the finest of the web for creative individuals! }
Flashmatics Library { Get Flash Applications for free. Check out the Video Player, MP3 Player, Guestbook, Shopping Cart, Feedback Form, and many more useful applications. New Applications / snippets are added frequently. }

Flash components/Flash extensions
Flashloaded { Flashloaded - Get innovative high quality Flash components/Flash extensions and Flash templates for Flash MX and MX 2004 as well as free downloads. Check out the fCMS, ultimateScroller, thumbNailer, 360PanViewer, FlashTicker, and EZform and a selection of 3D Flash components. }

Stock Images
{ Inovartis Flash Videos are the next generation of motion graphics for Flash, an amazingly diverse royalty-free collection of professionally produced Flash Videos. }
Royalty Free Stock Photo Search { Foto Search Stock Photos allows users to search from more than fifty quality stock photography vendors at one site. They can also find clipart pictures, royalty-free illustrations, royalty-free motion stock video clips, royalty free vector maps, and background clip art imagery. Foto Search Stock Photos helps you find the perfect photo or image, fast! }
Photos.com { Royalty-Free Stock Photos by Subscription }
Clipart.com { the largest collection of royalty-free clipart, photos, vinyl-ready images, Web graphics, illustrations, fonts and sounds offered by subscription on the Web }
istockphoto
www.istockphoto.com
{ This is my favourite place to get inexpensive Royalty-Free stock images...illustrations, photos and Flash! It's free to become a member. Find the perfect stock image, and start downloading right away. Or contribute your own images, illustrations, and video, for sale on iStock. }
Bigshot Media Inc. { the world's first resource of stock Flash movies™ }
flashden.net {Buy or sell stock flash, video, audio and fonts for as little as 50 cents at FlashDen.}

Music
Royalty Free Music
The Beat Suite - Royalty Free Production Music and Sound Effects
{Royalty Free Production Music Library with high-quality music tracks, music loops and sounds for the multimedia, broadcast and computer games industry. Instant Preview, Purchase, Download.}

Web Reference
W3 Schools {Online Web Tutorials}
Web Page Design for Designers {A site dedicated to the graphic design and creative aspects of web sites}
A List Apart {for people who make websites. From pixels to prose, coding to content. Fresh every Friday.}
Digital Web Magazine {The web designer's online magazine of choice}
SitePoint {a vast variety of web design tutorials and articles coupled with a vibrant and well informed community}
BrainJar.com {Experiments in web programming. Features articles, tutorials and example code related to client-side and server-side web development. Heavy on the standards.}

Design Reference
AllGraphicDesign.com {Graphic Design Resources Directory is a Graphic Design Portal with Graphics Resources and Desktop Publishing Directory of DTP resources including Graphic Design Image Editing Shareware, Graphic Design Message Boards / Forums, Actions, Filters, Templates, Graphic Design Schools, Graphic Design Jobs, and other graphic design resources.}

Scripting Resources
Flash-DB {a community based on Server Side Flash and the integration of the swf Flash format with Server side scripts such as ASP, PHP, Coldfusion and various Database's such as MySQL MS SQL Access. Also deals with integrating Flash with Web Services, Flash Remoting, and with Standards such as Soap, WSDL, UDDI, XML, etc}
The JavaScript Source {an excellent JavaScript resource with hundreds of free JavaScript examples for cut and paste into your Web pages. Get free JavaScript tutorials, reference, code, and help.}
EchoEcho.com {JavaScript Tutorial}
Php.net {PHP}
hotscripts.com {the net’s largest script repository and resource web portal}
ScriptSearch.com {programming directory for scripts, source code, books, examples, help and more}
JavaScript Central {devedge.netscape.com} {This is the place for documentation and references about the JavaScript programming language}
Cascading Style Sheets {W3C's overview of Web style sheets: CSS}
phpfreaks.com {PHP and MySQL Web Development}


Inspiration

WellVetted
{inspirational gathering}
fwa
{favourite website awards}
FITC
{The Design & Technology Festival}
moluv
{Moluv's picks}
ventilate
{ventilating all that is Canadian and all that is not}


We Recommend

FlashLoaded

{ Flashloaded offers innovative and affordable products to enhance your Adobe/Macromedia Flash projects. Our products are easy to use, add exciting new features to your web sites and save you time. They're also backed by the best support in the industry. }

Flash & Flex Developerís Magazine

Flash & Flex Developerís Magazine
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istockphoto

www.istockphoto.com
{ This is my favourite place to get inexpensive Royalty-Free stock images ... illustrations, photos and Flash! It's free to become a member. Find the perfect stock image, and start downloading right away. Or contribute your own images, illustrations, and video, for sale on iStock. }
FlashGoddess.com {inspire : create} online since 2002
:: HOW magazine's "Top 10" sites to see for March 2004 ::
:: SXSW Developer's Resource Finalist 2003 ::