Flash 5 Studio / Edition 1

Flash 5 Studio / Edition 1

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by Sham Bhangal, Brendan Dawes, Torben Holm, George Shaw
     
 

ISBN-10: 1903450306

ISBN-13: 9781903450307

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Apress

Flash 5 is rapidly maturing into a professional animation, web site front-end and web application construction tool. Flash 5 builds on the strengths of Flash 4 by expanding ActionScript into an exponentially more powerful and flexible language, adding bezier tools, including XML support, and providing tools to smooth group workflow on larger-scale projects. Flash 5

Overview

Flash 5 is rapidly maturing into a professional animation, web site front-end and web application construction tool. Flash 5 builds on the strengths of Flash 4 by expanding ActionScript into an exponentially more powerful and flexible language, adding bezier tools, including XML support, and providing tools to smooth group workflow on larger-scale projects. Flash 5 is a professional tool with the power to change the way the web looks.

This book shares the skills and knowledge of working Flash professionals with their peers. It assumes you already know the basics of Flash, and offers up a smorgasbord of techniques, processes and advice for moving your Flash movies up through the gears. Whether it's storyboarding, sophisticated animation techniques, ActionScript programming structures or XML, you'll find it all here.

What you’ll learn

Who this book is for

Flash 5 Studio recognizes that the reader is intelligent, web savvy and able to put things together for him or herself. The book offers a wide-ranging set of professional tools and techniques that designers can apply to their own work and adopt to achieve professional results. The book assumes that you already know your way around Flash and that you want to develop the skills and practices to take you to the next level.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781903450307
Publisher:
Apress
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
2001
Pages:
500
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.71(d)

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Table of Contents


Part I: Essentials
0: Introduction
1: Fast Tutorial

Part II: Flash Architecture and Integration
2: Streaming, Preloading and File Size
3: Optimization and Compatibility
4: Globalization Issues
5: Interface Design 1
6: Interface Design 2
7: Graphics Formats and Technicalities
8: Flash in the Broadband Landscape
9: Flash in HTML

Part III: Content Creation and Enhancement
10: Flash Video
11: Flash Sound
12: Effective Animation Techniques
13: Flash and 3D 1
14: Flash and 3D 2
15: Importing Content
16: Using PNG Transparency
17: Layers, Masks and Effects

Part IV: ActionScript and Interaction
18: Essential Interaction Elements
19: ActionScripting 1
20: ActionScripting 2
21: ActionScripting 3
22: ActionScripting 4
23: Smart Clips
24: AI Routines
25: Advanced AI Routines
26: Object Oriented Flash

Part V: Flash Web Applications
27: Defining the New Web
28: Dynamic Content from Text Files
29: Flash and Generator
30: Flash and ColdFusion
31: Open Source Dynamic Flash
32: Flash and XML
33: Flash and PHP

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Flash 5 Studio 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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This book has survived the times and still is a good reference all the way up to Flash MX 2004. This is by far one of the best OVERALL reference books on Flash you can by. It breaks things down easily and lets youo see many aspects of Flash Development.