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Adobe Flash CS4 is the leading software for Web designers creating dynamic Web sites. Adobe Flash CS4 Professional Advanced for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickPro Guide offers the most efficient way for smart, creative, busy professionals to learn Flash. Updated to include the important new features in Flash CS4, this book covers the latest ActionScript standards that make Flash CS4 so powerful, and details the expanded support for rich media. This handy guide combines a visual approach with straightforward, step-by-step instructions and screenshots, concise explanations of animation techniques, and task-based learning. Taking the highly accessible instructional format of the popular Visual QuickStart Guides to a more advanced level, the book guides readers through all the intricacies and new features of this top-selling Web multimedia application, such as the new user interface, new drawing tools, a powerful new motion tweening model for animation, inverse kinematics, support for true 3D, and the revamped Adobe Media Encoder for encoding videos for Flash.

Synopsis:

Adobe Flash Professional CS5 is the leading software for Web designers creating dynamic Web sites. Adobe Flash Professional CS5 Advanced for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickPro Guide offers the most efficient way for smart, creative, busy professionals to learn advanced Flash features. Taking the highly accessible instructional format of the popular Visual QuickStart Guides to a more advanced level, this handy guide combines a visual approach with straightforward, step-by-step instructions and screenshots and concise explanations. It emphasizes methodology and problem solving with five primary sections: animation, ActionScript, navigation, dynamic graphics and sound, and control of information, and teaches all the new features of Flash CS5, such as the Text Layout Format feature, Deco tool, Spring feature in Inverse Kinematics, and video enhancements.

About the Author

Russell Chun is a freelance educational art and multimedia developer, writer, and teacher. He teaches Flash and new media at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. He previously taught at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley and lectured at national and regional workshops. He has written numerous articles on Flash in magazines such as SBS Design and Macworld Magazine. He holds a Master’s degree in medical illustration. Russell lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Table of Contents

 Introduction

 Part I:    Approaching Advanced Animation

Chapter 1: Building Complexity

Chapter 2: Working with Video

Part II: Interactivity 

Chapter 3: Getting a Handle on ActionScript

Chapter 4: Advanced Buttons and Event Handling

Chapter 5: Controlling Multiple Timelines

Chapter 6: Managing Outside Communication

Part III: Transforming Graphics and Sound 

Chapter 7: Controlling & Displaying Graphics

Chapter 8: Controlling Sound

Part IV: Working with Information

Chapter 9: Controlling Information Flow

Chapter 10: Controlling Text 

Chapter 11: Manipulating Information

Chapter 12: Managing Content and Troubleshooting

Appendix A: Keyboard Key Codes

Index   

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321573506
Author:
Chun, Russell
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
Subject:
Computer animation
Subject:
Computer Graphics - Flash
Subject:
Digital Media - Video & Animation
Subject:
Graphics-Computer Animation
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Visual QuickPro Guides
Publication Date:
December 2008
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
8.9 x 7 x 1.1 in 816 gr

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"Synopsis" by , Adobe Flash Professional CS5 is the leading software for Web designers creating dynamic Web sites. Adobe Flash Professional CS5 Advanced for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickPro Guide offers the most efficient way for smart, creative, busy professionals to learn advanced Flash features. Taking the highly accessible instructional format of the popular Visual QuickStart Guides to a more advanced level, this handy guide combines a visual approach with straightforward, step-by-step instructions and screenshots and concise explanations. It emphasizes methodology and problem solving with five primary sections: animation, ActionScript, navigation, dynamic graphics and sound, and control of information, and teaches all the new features of Flash CS5, such as the Text Layout Format feature, Deco tool, Spring feature in Inverse Kinematics, and video enhancements.
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