Hailed as "a superb resource" (Computer Arts magazine) and "a boon to serious users" (.NET magazine), this unique guide shows intermediate designers how to harness the full potential of FlashOrganized into self-contained sections covering Flash art, interactivity, media, and delivery, the book offers easy-to-follow explanations as well as hands-on projects and tutorialsThe logical organization and navigation grid at the front of the book make it easy to find information on a particular topicThe CD-ROM includes a Flash tryout, tutorial files, sample animations and ActionScripts, graphics files, and third-party toolsNow at a new value price below $40-$5 less than the previous edition!
This covers the features and possibilities of the most popular design and elaboration tools on the market, serving as a reference to the art functions, interactivity, media options, and delivery modes, including pocket PCs. It covers basic illustration features and techniques, modifying visual assets, working with type and typography, developing movies and animation, creating interactive controls, working with objects and classes, audio basics, synchronizing audio with animations, video, publishing and exporting movies and creating Flash content for Windows mobile. This includes extensive coverage of the Timeline and ActionScript features, samples and code, illustrations, and a CD-ROM with trial versions of software, tutorials, graphics files and references. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)