Flash Professional CS5 Bible / Edition 1

Flash Professional CS5 Bible / Edition 1

by Todd Perkins
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Flash Professional CS5 Bible / Edition 1

Master the latest version of Flash with this revised edition of a perennial bestseller

Flash enables you to create animations and can also be used to build an interactive, multimedia Web site. Completely enhanced and revised, this must-have reference covers everything you need to know to learn and master the latest version of Flash. Top Flash trainer and author Todd Perkins provides you with unparalleled comprehensive coverage of tips, tricks, and techniques that you won’t find in any other resource. The reader-friendly format will appeal to both the novice as well as the accomplished professional and everyone in between.

  • Serves as a comprehensive reference on all the latest updates and enhancements to the newest version of Flash Professional
  • Appeals to both novice and experienced Flash developers and functions as their guide to the capabilities and possibilities of the new Flash
  • Written by an experienced Adobe Flash instructor who is adept at making difficult topics easy to understand
  • Includes a CD-ROM that features trial software, add-ons, plug-ins, shareware, templates, and examples

Flash CS5 Professional Bible is an ideal resource to go from learning to mastering the latest version of Flash in a flash!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900470602286
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 07/13/2010
Series: Bible Series
Edition description: NE
Pages: 880
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Todd Perkins is an Adobe Certified Instructor who spends much of his time teaching people how to use Adobe's Web development software. He is a member of the dynamic duo at the All Things Adobe podcast, and he has authored a vast array of video training titles and books.

Table of Contents

About the Author v

Preface vii

Acknowledgments xiii

Part I: An Introduction to Flash Web Production 1

Chapter 1: Understanding the Adobe Flash CS5 Blueprint 3

Chapter 2: Exploring Web Technologies 17

Chapter 3: Planning Flash Projects 33

Part II: Mastering the Flash Environment 61

Chapter 4: Interface Fundamentals 63

Chapter 5: Drawing in Flash 113

Chapter 6: Symbols, Instances, and the Library 185

Chapter 7: Applying Color 233

Chapter 8: Working with Text 263

Chapter 9: Modifying Graphics 305

Part III: Creating Animation and Effects 357

Chapter 10: Timeline Animation and the Motion Editor 359

Chapter 11: Applying Filters, Blends, Guides, and Masks 429

Part IV: Integrating Media Files with Flash 473

Chapter 12: Adding Sound 475

Chapter 13: Importing Artwork 513

Chapter 14: Displaying Video 557

Part V: Adding Basic Interactivity to Flash Movies 599

Chapter 15: Understanding Actions and Event Handlers 601

Chapter 16: Building Timelines and Interactions 627

Chapter 17: Making Your First Flash CS5 Project 641

Part VI: Distributing Flash Movies 671

Chapter 18: Publishing Flash Movies 673

Chapter 19: Integrating Flash Content with Web Pages 707

Chapter 20: Using the Flash Player and Projector 739

Chapter 21: Creating Adobe AIR Applications Using Flash CS5 753

Chapter 22: Using Flash to Create iPhone Applications 769

Part VII: Appendixes 785

Appendix A: Using the CD-ROM 787

Appendix B: Guest Experts’ Information 791

Appendix C: Digital Audio Basics 793

Appendix D: Digital Video Basics 801

Index 811

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