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Posted May 19, 2015
Are you totally inexperienced in using Adobe Edge Animate? If yo
Are you totally inexperienced in using Adobe Edge Animate? If you are, then this book is for you. Author Michael Rohde, has done an outstanding job of writing a book that will help you through the background of the Edge suite of tools that Adobe has put together as a means for web developers to help create the web.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Author Rohde, begins by showing you the Adobe Creative Cloud and all of the tools, services, apps, and software titles available. In addition, he introduces you to the many features of Adobe Edge Animate CC, including essentials such as the Stage, Timeline, and familiar drawing tools. The author also discusses the Welcome screen and all of the informative links to tutorials and the help community. Then, he continues by covering the many elements of the Timeline, including the finer details. The author then shows you how to add interaction to your composition with actions. Next, he shows you how to customize the workspace to your liking. In addition, the author shows you how to animate powerfully with the Transform tool. He also presents how to animate and format several aspects of the elements you use in your animation. Then, he continues by covering how to use background color for elements and how to add a border to elements. The author then discusses all of the different attributes and properties for using text boxes in your animation. Next, he shows you how to use the Elements panel to organize and work with elements. In addition, the author discusses how to add images to the Library panel without adding them to the Stage. The author also discusses the folder structure that Edge Animate creates and the files within those folders. Then, he continues by suggesting different ways to handle audiences who still use Internet Explorer 8 or older. The author then shows you how to publish your project as a standalone page or site. Next, he covers how to work with several images in a composition. In addition, the author explains how to create an animation of a car driving into a brick wall. The author also shows you how to create a tutorial with several steps. Then, he continues by presenting a basic outline on how to create an animated children’s book. The author then shows you how to create an animated header for a company with three main business units. Next, he discusses the details of formatting settings for a responsive web design. In addition, the author discusses ten great ways on how to use Adobe Edge Animate successfully. He also shows you how to find a web host, a content management system, and FTP software, all of which is invaluable in getting your project online. Finally, the author presents web design trends that for the most part, represent not only new coding techniques, but also new ways for your audience to interact with your site in engaging ways.
Throughout this excellent book, you will be creating slideshows, interactive tutorials, and even animated children’s books. Also, this great book will help you discover some very cutting-edge web techniques in terms of developing a responsive web design..