We have seen that flash and other comparable technologies for Rich Internet Applications (RIA) have been the centre of attention for the vast community of web developers and web designers. Flash has an edge over traditional web-development technologies as it can offer an exciting interface that is not possible by simple HTML.

Flash, along with all the technologies in the RIA category, have broadened the scope of simple web browsers. What we see today, from exciting animations to drag and drop shopping carts, are the wonders of RIA based technology.…

Whenever you enter a flash site the first thing a visitor views is the preloader. Designing interactive preloader is essential to capture your visitors with the first impression. Working with Rich Internet Application (RIA) technologies, one big drawback is the unexpectedly longer Script Download Time.

If this time is lengthy, it can annoy your visitor and result in losing his interest in your website even before he has entered it. The easiest solution to retain your visitor is to be creative with your preloader.…