Synopses & Reviews
This complete training program from Adobe Press and video2brain combines over 18 hours of exceptional video training with a full-color 120-page guide Authors Kelly McCathran and Kevin Ruse show you how to use essential Flash commands and tools to create animations and design interactive Web pages using rich media.
• Creating effective workspaces
• Importing and modifying vector and bitmap artwork
• Creating interactivity with ActionScript
• Working with motion tweens
• Integrating sound and video
• Testing and publishing your Flash project
The video lessons are wrapped in a unique interface that lets you jump to any topic and bookmark individual sections for later review. Full Screen mode provides a hi-def, immersive experience, and Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window so you can play the videos alongside Adobe Flash Professional CS5.
As with all titles in the Learn by Video series, project files used in the lessons are included so you can practice what you’ve learned, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge. The 120-page guide included with the course provides supplemental material to enhance the video training. Selected videos are also provided ready to be downloaded for viewing on your iPhone, iPod, or other compatible mobile device.
This Adobe-approved title is structured around the objectives of the “Rich Media Communication Using Adobe Flash CS5” exam at the Adobe Certified Associate level.
Note from the publisher:
FREE Adobe Flash CS5.5 updates are available for this title. Simply register your product at www.peachpit.com/register and you will receive the updates when they become available.
This innovative product from Adobe Press combines interactive video and a printed reference to teach the fundamentals of Flash Professional CS5 as well as the basic principles of rich media design. Structured around the objectives of the “Rich Media Communication using Adobe Flash CS5” exam at the Adobe Certified Associate level, this Adobe-approved product teaches how to create animations and well-designed interactive Web pages using rich media with Flash.
Experienced instructors present over 18 hours of high quality HD video, complete with lesson files, assessment quizzes and review materials. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows the viewer to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow the student to work alongside in Flash.
Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so viewers can practice what they’ve learned, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge. The DVD-ROM is bundled with a printed book that provides supplemental material to enhance the video training. Selected videos can be downloaded for viewing on iPhones, iPods, and other compatible mobile devices.
About the Author
Kelly McCathran has been teaching Adobe applications since 1992 and computer classes since 1989. She’s an Adobe Certified Instructor in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, and PageMaker. Kelly has traveled North America and abroad, teaching applications to the largest printshops and ad agencies in the world.
Kevin Ruse is an enthusiastic instructor who has taught at various colleges and universities in the United States and provides training to Fortune 500 companies throughout the United States and Europe. Kevin has over 20 years’ experience in the graphic design and production industry from concept to finished product. He is the author of the Web Standards Design Guide, a guide to internet standards that has been very well received in the U.S. college market.
The team at video2brain created and produced this high-quality course. Every year, hundreds of thousands of customers around the world take advantage of the exceptional video training offered by video2brain, an Adobe Certified Training Provider.