PROJECT FLASH MX / Edition 2

PROJECT FLASH MX / Edition 2

by Nat Gertler
     
 

Bring Web pages to life with eye-catching animation, interactive graphics, deluxe menu systems, and many other cool and creative features! Project Flash MX features 20 hands-on projects designed to lead readers, step-by-step, to a thorough understanding of the "whys" and "hows" of today's most popular tool for creating innovative web graphics. Ideal for readers who

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Overview

Bring Web pages to life with eye-catching animation, interactive graphics, deluxe menu systems, and many other cool and creative features! Project Flash MX features 20 hands-on projects designed to lead readers, step-by-step, to a thorough understanding of the "whys" and "hows" of today's most popular tool for creating innovative web graphics. Ideal for readers who learn by doing, every project in this fast-paced and richly illustrated how-to book is broken down into a set of specific procedures. For additional simplification, each procedure is further divided into a series of short, straightforward steps that are accompanied by clear, concise, and easy-to-follow instructions. Tips appear at strategic points to reinforce key concepts and help readers avoid common pitfalls. A "Deeper Understanding" feature allows readers to explore in greater depth some of the most frequently used and leading-edge functions of Flash. All of the projects are presented in a logical sequence so that readers can build on the skills learned in previous projects. Best of all, each project produces its own tangible and rewarding result, propelling beginning through intermediate users to new levels of skill with Macromedia's Flash MX.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401826017
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.50(d)

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Meet the Author

Nat Gertler possesses numerous book credits, including six with The Complete Idiot's Guide series. Also a Web site designer and comic book creator, Gertler excels at converting complicated technologies into simple step-by-step explanations. His talent for putting visual concepts into words brought him a nomination for comicdom's Eisner Award.

Table of Contents

Project 1A Spotlight on You1
Project 2A Virtual Drum Set11
Project 3A Lonely Raindrop21
Project 4Thunderstorm!31
Project 5Thunderstorm on the Web41
Project 6Make Yourself a Puzzlement51
Project 7Sunset59
Project 8Directions69
Project 9A Page of Web Links79
Project 10A Banner Ad91
Project 11Balloon Ba-Boom! Game99
Project 12Super Balloon Ba-Boom! Game109
Project 13Ultimate Balloon Ba-Boom! Game119
Project 14License Plate Maker129
Project 15Custom Alarm Clock139
Project 16Head-Boppin' Guy153
Project 17Music Video163
Project 18Web-Ready Music Video173
Project 19An Animated Business Card181
Project 20Closing Credits191
Index201

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