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Director 8.5 Shockwave Studio (Beginner's Guides)

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Essential Skills for First-Time Developers

Learn to produce multimedia content for the Web, CD-ROM, or DVD with this powerful application. Establish a solid foundation with a logical series of chapter-by-chapter lessons beginning with simple scripting and a primer on necessary tools. Following the step-by-step modules, you'll gain an understanding of coding tools and the programming language Lingo. Before you know it, you'll have the skills to delve more deeply into substantial multimedia content development--including 3D gaming, e-commerce and customer service applications, and even online learning environments. Director 8.5 Shockwave Studio: A Beginner's Guide will help build your knowledge of this sophisticated multimedia development tool.

This Beginner's Guide is Designed for Easy Learning:


  • Modules--Each concept is divided into logical modules (chapters), ideal for individualized learning
  • Goals--Each module opens with the specific skills you'll have by the end of the module
  • Ask the Experts--Q&A sections throughout are filled with extra information and interesting commentary
  • 1-Minute Drills--Quick self-assessment sections to check your progress
  • Annotated Syntax--Example code annotated with commentary that points to the particular technique illustrated
  • Projects--Exercises contained in each module show how to apply what you are learning
  • Mastery Checks--End-of-module reviews that test your knowledge using short-answer, multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and simple coding questions

Synopsis:

Essential skills for first-time developers! Start at the beginning and build your knowledge of this sophisticated multimedia development tool using this easy-to-follow guide. Learn to create 3D gaming, e-commerce and customer service applications, and even online learning environments.

Synopsis:

This title offers a comprehensive introduction to Director 8.5 Shockwave Studio's feature set and contains a special beginning-level coverage of Lingo, Director's narrative programming language. The guide focuses on the introduction and impelmentation of concepts.

Table of Contents

PART 1: Getting Acquainted with Director?s Tools

1: Director?s ?Physical? Tools

2: The Library Palette

3: Code Tools

4: Well-Written Lingo

5: The Debugger

PART 2: Using Director to Create Programs

6: Preparing to Create a Program

7: Creating Programs

8: Integrating Lingo and Sprites

PART 3: Unlocking the Power of Lingo

9: Understanding the Power of Lists

10: External Files

11: The Internet Revisited

PART 4: Object Oriented Programming

12: The Fundamentals of OOP

13: Behaviors Are OOP Too

14: Movies in a Window (MIAW) as OOP Code

15: Communication with MIAWs

A: Answers to Mastery Checks

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072195620
Author:
Ockrassa, Warren
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Location:
New York
Subject:
Internet - General
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Web sites
Subject:
Image processing
Subject:
Multimedia systems
Subject:
World Wide Web
Subject:
Interactive multimedia
Subject:
Director
Subject:
Shockwave
Subject:
Computers-Reference - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Osborne
Series:
Beginner's Guide
Series Volume:
2RNR-10
Publication Date:
20020131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
544
Dimensions:
9.14x7.36x1.17 in. 1.97 lbs.

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Multimedia » General
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages

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Product details 544 pages McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media - English 9780072195620 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Essential skills for first-time developers! Start at the beginning and build your knowledge of this sophisticated multimedia development tool using this easy-to-follow guide. Learn to create 3D gaming, e-commerce and customer service applications, and even online learning environments.
"Synopsis" by , This title offers a comprehensive introduction to Director 8.5 Shockwave Studio's feature set and contains a special beginning-level coverage of Lingo, Director's narrative programming language. The guide focuses on the introduction and impelmentation of concepts.

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