James Gonzalez is a computer applications and multimedia professor at the College of Marin, California, where he teaches courses in interactive media design, eLearning and Web technologies. James has over sixteen years of experience in the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of technology-focused instructional programs. He has taught courses nationwide on the use of multimedia software and their applications in instructional environments and has also published widely on these subject. When not teaching or writing, James provides consulting and technical services on the applications of multimedia and telecommunications technologies for training and education.
Macromedia Flash Professional 8 Hands-On Training, 1/eby James Gonzalez, James L. Gonzalez
These hands-on exercises teach you to start creating Flash animations and interactive files with little effort. You’ll learn to create vector animations using a
Do you like to learn by doing? Do manuals leave you bored and craving real-world examples? Do you want to concrete training that goes beyond theory and reference materials? If so, this book is for you.
These hands-on exercises teach you to start creating Flash animations and interactive files with little effort. You’ll learn to create vector animations using a wide variety of drawing tools and Timeline effects, and add interactivity and dynamic content to your projects by using ActionScript 2, Components, and the Behaviors panel. You’ll also learn how to import bitmaps, sounds, and video to make your Flash projects more engaging, and find extensive coverage of the new Flash 8 features: the improved text tool, new text rendering engine, new graphic filters, and more.
Complete with insider tips, illustrated with detailed graphics, and accompanied by a CD loaded with classroom-proven exercises and QuickTime movies, this book ensures you’ll master key features of Flash 8 in no time.
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