Macromedia Flash Professional 8 Beyond the Basics Hands-On Training, 1/e

Macromedia Flash Professional 8 Beyond the Basics Hands-On Training, 1/e

by Shane Rebenschied
     
 

Are you already up to speed on the fundamentals of Flash? Do you know how create simple animations and write elementary ActionScript? If so, you’re ready to move beyond the basics.

Macromedia Flash 8 Beyond the Basics is all about stepping to that next level. This book expands your skill set and shows you how to integrate those skills with advanced

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Overview

Are you already up to speed on the fundamentals of Flash? Do you know how create simple animations and write elementary ActionScript? If so, you’re ready to move beyond the basics.

Macromedia Flash 8 Beyond the Basics is all about stepping to that next level. This book expands your skill set and shows you how to integrate those skills with advanced ActionScript. Through a series of carefully developed, step-by-step exercises and demo movies, you’ll learn how to build a professional, interactive Web site—using source files and designs supplied on the book’s CD-ROM. Along the way, you’ll learn about the new Flash 8 features: the improved text tool, new text rendering engine, new graphic filters, and more.

50+ Step-by-Step Tutorials:
• Format dynamically loaded text using HTML, CSS, and nested images
• Create an ActionScript-driven menu
• Build a preloader with MovieClipLoader class
• Add a progressively downloading, multi-track MP3 player
• Create a video player that allows users to control playback
• Build a slideshow that loads images and text dynamically
• Utilize components to create a feedback form
• Create a Flash plug-in detector

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321293879
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Publication date:
09/15/2005
Series:
Hands-on Training Series
Edition description:
BK&CD-ROM
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
7.55(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.84(d)

Meet the Author

Shane Rebenschied graduated from the Art Center College of Design in 1998 with an emphasis on traditional and digital media. His work has appeared in the Society of Illustrators LA and NY annuals as well as a national juried exhibition at Cal Poly Pomona University,"Digitally Propelled Ideas". A professional Illustrator and Macromedia Flash designer, developer, consultant, he lives in the Arizona desert. Past clients include: Scholastic, Harper Collins, Harlequin, Ziff Davis, Backpacker Magazine, X-Files Magazine, McGraw-Hill, Vanderbilt University, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, and San Francisco Weekly.

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