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Flash MX Learning Studio / Edition 1
     

Flash MX Learning Studio / Edition 1

by Ethan Waltrall, Norbert Herber
 

ISBN-10: 0782141803

ISBN-13: 9780782141801

Pub. Date: 12/09/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Master Flash MX with Interactive Lessons and Hands-On Projects

The Flash MX Learning Studio is an interactive hands-on guide to the tools and functionality of Macromedia's amazing vector-based web animation software. Content creation, real-world explanations, and powerful techniques are presented in comprehensive lessons filled with video introductions, narrated

Overview

Master Flash MX with Interactive Lessons and Hands-On Projects

The Flash MX Learning Studio is an interactive hands-on guide to the tools and functionality of Macromedia's amazing vector-based web animation software. Content creation, real-world explanations, and powerful techniques are presented in comprehensive lessons filled with video introductions, narrated interactive presentations, and hands-on projects that make mastering Flash MX simple.
Interactive Step-by-Step Lessons
Learn at your own pace as your personal instructor guides you through step-by-step lessons with narration, text information, a clickable simulated Flash MX interface, and tons of tips and tricks.
Real-World Hands-on Projects
Interactive hands-on projects using the Flash MX Learning Studio's unique Show Me, Try Me, Test Me feature allows you to practice by clicking through a simulated Flash MX interface.
Show Me
Watch as your personal instructor leads you through an animated sequence of steps to help you master Flash MX techniques and learn the fundamentals of creating interactive web animations
Try Me
After watching and listening to the Show Me module, practice in a simulated Flash MX interface. Your instructor guides you through the proper steps by showing you where to click, what to select, and which keys to press.
Test Me
Now that you have watched the instructor and practiced the steps, it's your turn to show what you have learned. The Test Me module allows you to click through the simulated Flash MX interface, letting you know when you have chosen in the right and wrong steps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780782141801
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/09/2002
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
254
Product dimensions:
9.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 2.45(d)

Related Subjects

Table of Contents

Creating Visuals
A Tour of the Flash Interface
Painting and Drawing
Working with Text
Working with Objects
Creating and Manipulating Reusable Content
Adding Depth to Flash Graphics with Layers

Animating in Flash
Animating with the Timeline
Working with Movie Clips
Using Scenes to Organize Animated Content

Intro to ActionScript
Adding Interactivity with Basic Actions
Creating Interactive Controls

ActionScripting for Interactivity
Understanding and Using ActionScript
Writing ActionScripts
Creating Advanced Interaction
Managing Data Input and Output
Troubleshooting ActionScript

Working with Audio
Understanding Digital Audio in the Flash Environment
Flash Audio Basics
Synchronizing Audio with Animations
Controlling Audio with ActionScript

Using Other Tools
Working with Flash and Director
Working with Flash and FreeHand
Working with Flash and Digital Audio Applications
Making Flash 3D

Publishing Flash
Publishing Your Flash Movie
Working with Flash and Video
Using Flash for CD-ROM Development

Reference
Introduction to Flash
What's New in Flash MX
Adding Cool Bells and Whistles
A History of Flash
ActionScript Reference
Flash MX Keyboard Shortcuts
Index

Hands-On Projects
Customizing Keyboard Shortcuts
Creating a Garden with Objects and Layers
Animating a Space Scene
Combining Basic Actions and Button Navigation to Create an Interactive Resume
Using ActionScript to Create an Interactive, Multilayered Timeline
Creating Dynamic Soundtracks with DoReMedia Sound Families
Creating an Animated 3D Flash Logo
Creating a Macintosh/Windows Hybrid CD Using Flash and Toast 5 Titanium

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