Adobe Flash Professional CS6 Essentials

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 21, 2012 - Computers - 400 pages
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The perfect primer for learning Adobe Flash, whether you're new to Flash or updating your skills

You'll get quickly up to speed on the essentials of Adobe Flash with this clear, task-based book. From the fundamentals of rich media design to specific techniques, it's a thorough introduction. Using step-by-step instruction, this book clearly shows you how to draw shapes, use the Timeline, add video or audio, create complex animations, and much more. Moreover, if you're preparing for the Flash Professional Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam, this thorough guide is the perfect preparation.

  • Covers Flash essentials for beginners and assists candidates preparing for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) for Rich Media Communication Using Flash Professional certification
  • Introduces you to the principles and practices of rich media design as well as Flash basics and essential tools
  • Delves into topics and techniques, including creating designs using Flash shape tools, the essentials of layers and the Timeline, using text and symbols, and creating simple animations
 

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Contents

Rich Media Design Principles and Practice
1
Getting Acquainted with Flash
37
Drawing Shapes in Flash
51
Getting Started with the Timeline
81
Aligning Objects with Snapping
105
Adding Flash Text and Fonts to Your Creations
109
Working with Flash Symbols
129
Developing Simple Flash Animations
155
Techniques for Creating More Technical Animations
199
Creating Characters with Inverse Kinematics
231
Working with Audio
251
Working with Video
279
Working with ActionScript
299
Publishing Your Work
317
APPENDIX A Flash Certification
323
Index
331

Using Tweens
175

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About the author (2012)

William Heldman is the Computer Science and Game Development instructor at Warren Tech (www.warrentech.org), a Career and Technical Education (CTE) high school in Lakewood, Colorado. He is the author or coauthor of several Sybex books, including the CompTIA Project+ Study Guide.

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