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Adobe Fireworks CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques (How-Tos)


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Publisher Comments:

Adobe Fireworks CS4 is back and better than ever. Completely revamped for inclusion in the Adobe Creative Suite, Fireworks is now positioned to be an integral part of Adobe's Web workflow. Designed for manipulating images destined for the Web and developing rapid Web prototypes, Fireworks lets Web designers go from scribbled concept to online framework. Fireworks CS4 has been given new life, so new in fact that a whole new generation of Web designers needs to become acquainted with it. Adobe Fireworks CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques gives users quick access to the key features and fundamental techniques to help them come up to speed in Adobe Fireworks CS4. Each technique is presented in a self-contained unit of one or two pages so users can dive in and start working right away, unencumbered by lengthy descriptions or technical detail. Adobe Fireworks CS4 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques will be one of the first books available on this software.

Book News Annotation:

This collection of professional tips for working with Adobe's popular bitmap and vector graphics creation software provides step-by-step instructions for performing many common design tasks. The volume includes reference chapters beginning with basic file operations and graphics concepts and progresses through discussions of vector drawing, web graphics, user interface design and integrating Fireworks into an integrated computer programming and web design work-flow. Chapters vary in length and include illustrations and screen shots. Access to a free ebook version of this text is provided. Babbage teaches web design and communications at Centennial College, Toronto. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

About the Author

Jim Babbage teaches imaging, Web design, and photography in Toronto at Centennial College's Centre for Communication, Media, and Design and at Humber College's Digital Imaging Training Centre. He is also a creative partner/co-owner of NewMedia Services, a communications company. Jim is a frequent contributor of articles on Fireworks, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and other general topics to the Web site and is a popular speaker at Adobe MAX and other conferences.

Table of Contents

Chapter One: Getting Started

Chapter Two: Graphics Boot Camp

Chapter Three: Working with Bitmap Images

Chapter Four: Staying on the (Vector) Path

Chapter Five: Working with Multiple Images

Chapter Six: The Big Picture on Web Graphics

Chapter Seven: Working with Type

Chapter Eight: Exploring Creative Options

Chapter Nine: Working with Symbols

Chapter Ten: Animation in Fireworks

Chapter Eleven: Improving Production Workflow

Chapter Twelve: Designing Interfaces

Chapter Thirteen: Fitting Fireworks into the Design Workflow


Product Details

Gyncild, Brie
Adobe Press
Babbage, Jim
Internet - Web Site Design
Computer graphics -- Design.
Web - Page Design
Computer graphics
Web sites -- Design.
Internet - General
Computer Graphics - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
October 2008
Grade Level:
9 x 7 x 0.464 in 354 gr

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