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Want to create animated graphics for iPhone, iPad, and the Web, using familiar Adobe features? Youve come to the right guide. Adobe Edge Animate Preview 7: The Missing Manual shows you how to build HTML5 graphics with Adobe visual tools. No programming experience? No problem. Adobe Edge Animate writes all the code for you. With this book, youll be designing great-looking web elements in no time.
The important stuff you need to know:
- Get to know the workspace. Learn how Adobe Edge Animate performs its magic.
- Create and import graphics. Make drawings with Animates tools, or use art youve designed in other programs.
- Work with text. Build menus, label buttons, provide instructions, and perform other tasks.
- Jump into animation. Master Animates elements, properties, and timeline panels.
- Make it interactive. Use triggers and actions to give users control over their web experience.
Once you purchase this book, you can stay on top of future Adobe Edge Animate Preview releases by downloading the ebook edition on oreilly.com for free.
Want to use an Adobe tool to design animated web graphics that work on iPhone and iPad? Youve come to the right book. Adobe Edge Animate Preview 7: The Missing Manual shows you how to build HTML5 graphics using simple visual tools, just as with familiar programs like Photoshop and Flash. No programming experience? No problem. Adobe Edge Animate writes the underlying code for you. With this eBook, youll be designing great-looking web elements in no time.
Bestselling author Chris Grover has more than 25 years experience in graphic design and electronic media. He excels in making complex technology fun and easy to learn. In Adobe Edge Animate Preview 7: The Missing Manual, he continues the winning formula of Flash CS5.5: The Missing Manual and Google SketchUp: The Missing Manual. Throughout the book, illustrations make it clear what you should be seeing onscreen as you work through step-by-step instructions. You can download example files to work with, or create your own animations right from the start.
With the purchase of this book, you'll be able to download updates to the electronic versions, which will be updated to keep up with changes to Adobe Edge.
About the Author
Christopher Grover lives in Fairfax, California with his wife and two daughters. Chris received degrees in Creative Writing and Film from Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. He's worked as a technical writer, advertising copywriter and product publicist for more than 25 years. His freelance articles have been published in a variety of magazines from Fine Homebuilding to CD-ROM World. Chris's latest project is launching Bolinas Road Creative, an agency that helps small businesses promote their products and services. He's also the author of Word 2007: The Missing Manual and Word 2007 for Starters: The Missing Manual.
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