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Flash MX : Graphics, Animation and Interactivity / Edition 1
     

Flash MX : Graphics, Animation and Interactivity / Edition 1

by James L. Mohler
 

ISBN-10: 0766842061

ISBN-13: 9780766842069

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Flash MX: Graphics, Animation and Interactivity provides a no-nonsense approach to mastering the latest version of Macromedia Flash. Brimming with hands-on introductory, intermediate, and advanced exercises and examples on CD, the book covers vector animation commonly associated with Flash while demonstrating how to integrate video, sound, text, and basic

Overview

Flash MX: Graphics, Animation and Interactivity provides a no-nonsense approach to mastering the latest version of Macromedia Flash. Brimming with hands-on introductory, intermediate, and advanced exercises and examples on CD, the book covers vector animation commonly associated with Flash while demonstrating how to integrate video, sound, text, and basic ActionScripting to heighten your site experience. Written by a best-selling professor, all the text's materials have been classroom tested and refined. Key Features: · Extensive review of how vector drawing, painting, selection, transformation and manipulation work · Coverage of methods for creating 2D animation and for integrating content from other 2D and 3D packages · Comprehensive discussion of integrating raster graphics, sound and video into Flash MX productions · Companion CD includes applied examples plus working demo releases of Macromedia and third party software Key Features: · Extensive review of how vector drawing, painting, selection, transformation and manipulation work · Coverage of methods for creating 2D animation and for integrating content from other 2D and 3D packages · Comprehensive discussion of integrating raster graphics, sound and video into Flash MX productions · Companion CD includes applied examples plus working demo releases of Macromedia and third party software

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766842069
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
7.39(w) x 9.11(h) x 1.29(d)

Table of Contents

The Application: Flash on the Horizon, Getting Familiar with Flash, Drawing and Painting Tools, Cel and Keyframe Animation, Symbols and Libraries, An Introduction to Actions, Adding the Aural Element, Exploring Scenes and Multilevel Movies, Testing, Integration, and Distribution; Part Two- The Implementation: Creating the Preload Sequences, 3D Animations and Flash, CreatingAnimated Effects, Understanding the ActionScript, Interactive Techniques and Smart Clips, An Introduction to ActionScripting, Flash Player Methods and Browser Scripting; Glossary; Appendices: Understanding Bandwidth and Data Rate, Designs for Web Browsers, Hexadecimal Color, Other Macromedia Tools, Embedding QuickTime Files, Configuring Your Server, Key Code Values.

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