Flash 8 Essentials / Edition 1

Flash 8 Essentials / Edition 1

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Flash 8 Essentials / Edition 1

As a creative professional or interactive developer, you’ll be amazed at the exciting possibilities presented to you by the features available in Flash 8; but as a busy designer, we know you won't have as much time as you’d like to explore these new additions. Never fear; this book wastes no time looking at timeline basics, tweens, or movie-publishing options—it focuses exclusively on the new Flash 8 features, getting you quickly up to speed with a combination of illustrative tutorials, handy references, and inspirational examples.

By the end of the book, you’ll know that there’s no shortage of new tools to enhance and inspire your Flash development; and since this book is written by some of the community's leading Flash experts, you’ll know you’re in good hands. If you’re looking to master Flash 8 with a minimum of time and effort, then this is the only book for you.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781590595329
Publisher: Apress
Publication date: 01/03/2006
Edition description: 1st ed.
Pages: 424
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Summary of contents:
  • Flash 8 Overview
  • Blending Modes
  • Filters
  • Drawing and Graphic Improvements
  • Video: Alpha Channels and Other Improvements
  • TextField Improvements
  • Speed Improvements
  • The Wonderful World of BitmapData
  • Getting Creative with Filters, Masks, and Animation
  • External Interface
  • Flash 8 Examples

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