Synopses & Reviews
Interactive web animations have become the standard among websites. Whether the goal is to create a simple animated product presentation or a sophisticated, choreographed interactive animation, the requirements for authoring tools are becoming more and more complex.
Until now, Adobe Flash dominated the motion world of the web. But proprietary systems are out and open web standards are in - the current trend steadily moves toward HTML and CSS. This is where Adobe Edge Animate comes in. With Edge, Adobe has created a new tool that allows web designers to create interactive and animated HTML content designed to work with any standard browser.
With this book as your guide, you will learn how to expand the possibilities of Adobe Edge Animate.
Illustrated with color screenshots on every page, this tutorial forexperienced web designers offers step-by-step instructions for using Adobe Edge Animate, a multimedia authoring tool based on open webstandards. Coverage encompasses the authoring tool, creation, animation, interactivity and scripting, and publishing. The finalchapter presents advanced techniques using external components, reusable components, and ideas for gaming. Each chapter ends withseveral lessons. Several websites are listed for finding graphics and animation libraries, examples, and code. Author Widjaja is an ITtrainer and Adobe Edge expert who contributes to magazines and web sites on Adobe Edge Animate. The book is distributed in the US by O'Reilly Media.Annotation ©2014 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
About the Author
Simon Widjaja is a creative programmer, author, and IT trainer, as well as an experienced Flash developer and Edge designer. He lives in Cologne, where he works with his team developing new Edge extensions such as sound, CMS integration, and adaptive layouts. Simon regularly publishes news, tutorials, and videos on Adobe Edge at edgedocks.com, Adobe TV, and Weave magazine.