Adobe Edge Animate CC For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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The easy way to build HTML5 mobile and web apps using Adobe's new Edge Animate CC

Edge Animate CC is an approachable WYSIWYG alternative for leveraging the power of languages like HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript to design and develop for the web and mobile devices, even if you have no programming experience. Written by Michael Rohde, the book calls on this seasoned web developer's wealth of experience using Edge Animate CC, and a companion ...

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Adobe Edge Animate CC For Dummies

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Overview

The easy way to build HTML5 mobile and web apps using Adobe's new Edge Animate CC

Edge Animate CC is an approachable WYSIWYG alternative for leveraging the power of languages like HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript to design and develop for the web and mobile devices, even if you have no programming experience. Written by Michael Rohde, the book calls on this seasoned web developer's wealth of experience using Edge Animate CC, and a companion website includes all code from the book to help you apply what you learn as you go.

  • Features an easy-to-use interface, with a properties-based timeline for impeccable accuracy and control
  • Contains a guide to creating new compositions, importing and animating existing web graphics, or adding motion to existing HTML files without compromising integrity
  • Offers support for web font services, and Element Display, which lets you manage how long elements are displayed on the stage

Edge Animate CC For Dummies offers the lowdown on this revolutionary and intuitive tool for creating motion content that runs beautifully on mobile devices and desktop browsers.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118462041
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/10/2013
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • File size: 11 MB
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Meet the Author

Michael Rohde has been a web development professional and writer for 19 years. He has written extensively on HTML5, CSS3, Edge Animate, Joomla!, and other website development trends for HTMLgoodies.com. His website, GoozerNation.com, won first prize in Amazon's Domino Project Associates contest.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started with Adobe Edge Animate 7

Chapter 1: Introducing Adobe Edge Animate CC 9

Chapter 2: Discovering Awesome Features and Tools 23

Chapter 3: Working with a New Composition 37

Part II: Adopting Tools and Techniques 53

Chapter 4: Using the Timeline for the First Time 55

Chapter 5: Working with Triggers, Actions, Labels, and Cursors 77

Chapter 6: Embracing the Workspace 91

Part III: Formatting and Animating 111

Chapter 7: Animating with the Transform Tool and Properties Panel 113

Chapter 8: Formatting Element Visibility, Positioning, and Sizing 131

Chapter 9: Animating Background Color, Borders, Corners, Shadows, and Clipping 149

Chapter 10: Animating and Formatting Text Boxes 171

Chapter 11: Using the Elements Panel 183

Chapter 12: Using the Library Panel 193

Part IV: Putting Your Animation to Use 209

Chapter 13: Creating a Project Structure 211

Chapter 14: Preparing Your Animation for Publication 223

Chapter 15: Putting Your Project on the Web 239

Part V: Creating Sample Projects 247

Chapter 16: Creating an Interactive Slideshow Animation 249

Chapter 17: Synchronizing Elements in an Animation 259

Chapter 18: Building an Interactive Tutorial 269

Chapter 19: Animating an Interactive Children’s Book 281

Chapter 20: Animating Navigation Menus 297

Chapter 21: Building a Responsive Web Design 311

Part VI: The Part of Tens 321

Chapter 22: Ten Users of Edge Animate 323

Chapter 23: Ten Online Resources 329

Chapter 24: Ten Web Design Trends 335

Index 341

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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.

    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..


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