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Macromedia Director 8.5: The Complete Reference (with CD-ROM) (Complete Reference)

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The Definitive Resource for Director Shockwave Studio<P>Master the profound array of animation and multimedia development capabilities available to you with Director Shockwave Studio. Author and seasoned professional David Mennenoh shares his extensive knowledge of the tools and functionality of this ubiquitous Web development application. "Director 8.5 Shockwave: The Complete Reference fully explains Lingo, Shockwave, 3-D animation, multimedia presentation, printing, publishing, and more. Each chapter includes tutorials and examples to reinforce the written material and enhance understanding for users of all levels. Learn to use the latest, most powerful version of Director Shockwave Studio to develop delightfully rich multimedia content for Web, CD-ROM, DVD, and more.Create a wide range of graphics for sales presentations, Web content, and more Learn to use and place Sprites and other graphical short cuts Combine up to 1,000 layers of media and sound to control and manage animation Add filters, pop-up menus, and many other graphic features Understand the relationships between the various commands, menus, and windows Generate space-efficient animation by interpolating, or tweening, between keyframes Get full coverage of Lingo, including tutorials for scripting numerous programs Enhance your project with streaming, Multiuser Server, and third party Xtras Find additional resources like demo and tutorial Web sites, news and user groups, mailing lists, and more

Synopsis:

David Mennenoh quickly leads readers from beginner-level tasks to full coverage of Lingo, the programming language of Director. Each chapter includes a short tutorial-based example that sums up what the reader has learned in the chapter.

Synopsis:

Master using Director--and develop rich media content for the Web, CD-ROMs, and DVD-ROMs--with help from this one-stop resource. Beginning with a quick overview of Director, you'll then get in-depth details on programming with Lingo and creating multimedia and 3-D applications. And, each chapter includes a helpful tutorial-based example, to reinforce what you've just learned.

Table of Contents

1: Quick Tour

2: Getting Started

3: Your First Presentation

4: ADeeper Look into Director

5: An Introduction to Lingo

6: Intermediate Lingo

7: Introducing Shockwave 3D

8: Multimedia in Director

9: Lists and Strings

10: MIAWs, LDMs, and Film Loops

11: Shockwave 3D: Beyond the Basics

12: Director and the Internet

13: Tools for the Developer

14: Xtra, Xtra, Read All About It!

15: Menus

16: Printing

17: Advanced Lingo Topics

18: Distributing Your Work

A: Other Resources

B: Tips and Tricks

C: Keyboard Shortcuts

D: Formulas, Conversions, and Measurements

Product Details

ISBN:
9780072194098
Author:
Mennenoh, David
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media
Location:
New York
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Web sites
Subject:
Multimedia systems
Subject:
World Wide Web
Subject:
Interactive multimedia
Subject:
Director
Subject:
Shockwave
Subject:
Macromedia Director
Subject:
Internet - Web Site Design
Subject:
Computer animation
Subject:
Web - Page Design
Subject:
Digital Media - Video & Animation
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Series:
Osborne Complete Reference Series
Series Volume:
2RNR-10
Publication Date:
20020131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
700
Dimensions:
9.11x7.43x1.84 in. 2.92 lbs.

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Product details 700 pages McGraw-Hill/Osborne Media - English 9780072194098 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , David Mennenoh quickly leads readers from beginner-level tasks to full coverage of Lingo, the programming language of Director. Each chapter includes a short tutorial-based example that sums up what the reader has learned in the chapter.
"Synopsis" by , Master using Director--and develop rich media content for the Web, CD-ROMs, and DVD-ROMs--with help from this one-stop resource. Beginning with a quick overview of Director, you'll then get in-depth details on programming with Lingo and creating multimedia and 3-D applications. And, each chapter includes a helpful tutorial-based example, to reinforce what you've just learned.
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