A guide to the vector-based Web graphics and animation program covers drawing, layering, symbols, filters, rollover buttons, graphic elements, animation, sound, and interactivity.
A dual purpose teaching and reference guide to MacroMedia's Flash4, utilizing interactive tutorials and subject-by-subject chapter organization. All aspects of multimedia production are dealt with, beginning with drawing rudiments, and covering the use of layering, symbols, filters, rollover buttons and graphic elements, animation, sound, and interactivity. Chapters on testing, publishing, and project planning may be of interest to other multimedia team members as well as graphic artists, and deal with such subjects as audience reaction, file compression and streaming techniques. Authors are principals of a leading design firm and provide a generous assortment of tips, tricks, and high end examples. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)