Flash CS6: The Missing Manual

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You can build everything from simple animations to full-fledged iPhone, iPad, and Android apps with Flash CS6, but learning this complex program can be difficult—unless you have this fully updated, bestselling guide. Learn how to create gorgeous Flash effects even if you have no programming experience. With Flash CS6: The Missing Manual, you’ll move from the basics to power-user tools with ease.

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Overview

You can build everything from simple animations to full-fledged iPhone, iPad, and Android apps with Flash CS6, but learning this complex program can be difficult—unless you have this fully updated, bestselling guide. Learn how to create gorgeous Flash effects even if you have no programming experience. With Flash CS6: The Missing Manual, you’ll move from the basics to power-user tools with ease.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Learn animation basics. Turn simple ideas into stunning animations—in the very first chapter.
  • Master Flash’s tools. Learn the animation and effects tools with clear explanations and hands-on examples.
  • Use 3D effects. Rotate objects and make them move in three dimensions.
  • Create lifelike motion. Use the IK Bones tool to simulate realistic body movements and other linked motions.
  • Build apps that work anywhere. Create apps just for iOS or Android devices—or one app that works on mobile devices and desktops.
  • Add multimedia. Incorporate your own audio and video files into Flash.
  • Create rich interactive animations. Dive into advanced interactivity with easy-to-learn ActionScript examples.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781449316259
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/29/2012
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 848
  • Sales rank: 817,354
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Chris Grover is a veteran of the San Francisco Bay Area advertising and design community, with 25 years experience in print, video, and electronic media. He is the author of Office 2011: The Missing Manual, Google SketchUp: The Missing Manual, Flash CS5.5: The Missing Manual, and Premiere Elements 8: The Missing Manual. When not writing popular technical books, Chris runs Bolinas Road Creative, an agency that helps small businesses promote their products and services.

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Table of Contents

The Missing Credits

Introduction

Part 1: Creating a Flash Animation

Chapter 1: Getting Around Flash

Chapter 2: Creating Simple Drawings

Chapter 3: Animate Your Art

Part 2: Advanced Drawing and Animation

Chapter 4: Organizing Frames and Layers

Chapter 5: Advanced Drawing and Coloring

Chapter 6: Choosing and Formatting Text

Chapter 7: Reusable Flash: Symbols and Templates

Chapter 8: Advanced Tweens with the Motion Editor

Chapter 9: Realistic Animation with IK Bones

Chapter 10: Incorporating Non-Flash Media Files

Chapter 11: Incorporating Sound and Video

Part 3: Adding Interactivity

Chapter 12: Introduction to ActionScript 3.0

Chapter 13: Controlling Actions with Events

Chapter 14: Organizing Objects with the Display List

Chapter 15: Controlling the Timeline and Animation

Chapter 16: Components for Interactivity

Chapter 17: Choosing, Using, and Animating Text

Chapter 18: Drawing with ActionScript

Part 4: Debugging and Delivering Your Animation

Chapter 19: Testing and Debugging Your Animation

Chapter 20: Publishing and Exporting

Chapter 21: Introducing Adobe AIR

Chapter 22: Making iPhone Apps

Chapter 23: Building Android Apps

Part 5: Appendixes

Installation and Help

Flash Professional CS6, Menu by Menu

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