Director & Lingo 8.0/INSIDE Macromedia Series / Edition 1

Director & Lingo 8.0/INSIDE Macromedia Series / Edition 1

by Scott J Wilson
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Cengage Learning


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Director & Lingo 8.0/INSIDE Macromedia Series / Edition 1

INSIDE Macromedia Director 8 & Lingo, the first book in the INSIDE Macromedia Series, features examples and exercises based on multimedia tasks and functions typical of Corporate, Marketing and Educational applications. While assisting you in achieving proficiency using one of today's most popular multimedia development tools, these exercises will also strengthen your overall knowledge of effective authoring techniques. By working through INSIDE Macromedia Director 8, you'll learn to create interactive presentations - regardless of your experience and programming expertise - by zeroing in on the aspects of using Director 8 that are most pertinent to real-world multimedia development.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766820081
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Series: Inside Macromedia Series
Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 6.74(w) x 11.28(h) x 0.99(d)

About the Author

Scott has been managing the development of multimedia and web development projects for over 17 years, totaling thousands of hours of applications for Fortune 500 corporate clients. He has been teaching Authorware classes within an Authorized Macromedia Training Center for more than 10 years. Scott is the Instructional Architect and co-author for the OnWord Press - Inside Macromedia Series. The Series employs learning strategies that are centered on the concept of "learn-by-doing", offering practical "hands-on" exercises that are reflections of "real-world" applications.

Table of Contents

Introduction, The Multimedia Development Environment, Director's Interface, Opening, Playback and Control of Movies, Working with the Score, Creating Animation, Guided Project Application: Introduction Animation, Creating Graphics, Working with Color, Creating Visual Impact, Guided Project Application: Build an Interface, Get Started with Lingo, Adding Interaction, Guided Project Application: Create a Help File, Including Sound in Your Application, Guided Project Application: Create a Product Demonstration, Including Video in Your Movies, Guided Project Application: Create a Video Page, Package Your Project, Working with Lingo, Guided Project Application: Modify Help File, Working with List, Guided Project Application: Create a Products Data Base, Working with Properties, Guided Project Application: Create a Log-on, Working with Xtras, Guided Project Application: Read and Write to a file, ShockWave and the Internet, Guided Project Application: Get Latest Press Release, Controlling with Lingo, Guided Project Application: Add Sliders Demonstration Page, Advanced Lingo, Additional Information: Menu (from pulldown), Custom Cursors, Quiz-test response, Bar Graph, Training, More Buttons, Radial, Checkbox.

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