Flash CS6: The Missing Manual

Flash CS6: The Missing Manual

by Chris Grover
     
 

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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,

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781449316259
Publisher:
O'Reilly Media, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/29/2012
Pages:
848
Sales rank:
1,188,425
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.50(d)

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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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