Design, develop, and deliver rich, interactive Web content within the constraints of current browser and bandwidth technologies! Using a proven-effective qlearn-by-doingq approach, FlashT MX from Delmar Learning's popular Inside Macromedia Series provides novices with a concise and highly practical introduction to frequently used features and functions of one of today's hottest authoring tools. In order to guide novices swiftly to proficiency, this how-to and reference manual begins by acquainting readers with the Flash interface, as well as basic text and paint tools. Subsequent chapters allow readers to tackle the qinsq and qoutsq of working with overlays, libraries, keyframes, tweened and color animations, sounds, masks, motion guides, and more! Ideal for Web developers of all abilities, the final chapters of this book outline proven-effective techniques for preparing and refining Flash movies for the Web. Special icons also appear at strategic points, making it easy for readers to locate the information they need to design their own high-impact, animated Web sites. Benefits: - emphasis is on mission-critical Flash MX features and functions, enabling readers of all abilities to move quickly up the learning curve as they master useful authoring techniques - qwhysq and qhowsq of completing real-world multimedia design tasks are explained fully, providing readers with expertise they can draw upon to produce their own projects - exercises take readers step-by-step through the process of learning to work with text, vector graphics, libraries, shape and motion tweens, buttons, movie clips, forms, and more - screen shots make it easy to read, follow along, and learn from the book by allowing readers to qseeq what is being discussed and created - application chapters provide challenging opportunities to combine new knowledge and techniques gained from several chapters to create a qreal-world, q animated Flash Web site - the accompanying CD-ROM contains aIdeal for Web developers of all abilities, the final chapters of this book outline proven-effective techniques for preparing and refining Flash movies for the Web.
|Author||:||Shannon Wilder, Scott J. Wilson, Chris Volion|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2003|