logo
g Text Version
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies

dailyclick
Bored? Games!
Nutrition
Postcards
Take a Quiz
Rate My Photo

new
Houseplants
Romance Movies
Creativity
Family Travel
Southwest USA
Irish Culture
Home Finance


dailyclick
All times in EST

Low Carb: 8:00 PM

Full Schedule
g
g Flash and Animation Site

BellaOnline's Flash and Animation Editor

g

Adobe Flash CS4 Professional Learn by Video


This video training course has one major advantage over other AdobeR FlashR video training courses. It teaches all the skills needed to become a Rich Media Communication Adobe Certified Associate. The major part of the learning process is the video-based course.

This course is made up of many consecutive workshops. Because it's all one DVD, you have control over the speed at which you progress through the course. You start at the beginning with foundation topics such as an introduction to Flash, file formats and the Flash interface, especially the Tools panel. As with most Flash training, you begin by learning how to draw in Flash and then move on to working with bitmaps and text. The course covers text formatting, rendering and using text in Flash video.

Once the static elements are covered, you move up to animation and the Flash Timeline. Shape Tweening is the first technique you learn for Flash animation covering everything from simple Shape Tweens, symbols and movie clips to more advanced topics including invisible buttons. Both classic and object-based tweening is fully covered, especially the new CS4 features that make your workflow easier such as the Motion Presets and the Motion Editor. The course also covers popular tweening topics including animating and masking text, 3D movement and Inverse Kinematic animation.

Once you have a firm footing with animation, the course moves on to Flash's object-oriented ActionScript. You will begin with simple code used in almost any Flash ActionScript project such as stop() and gotoAndPlay(). Then you move on to controlling sound with ActionScript, adding sound along the Flash Timeline and Event Handling. Next, we have an introduction to Flash video, the Adobe Media Encoder and the FLVPlayback Component. Finally, you learn the important aspects of taking your Flash to the web.

A small book accompanies the DVD. It includes an brief introduction to project management and design principles. Several, but not all, of the workshops are briefly discussed in the book.

Video2Brain is a video training company specializing in teaching new software applications. Ruth Stryker is an Adobe Certified Instructor and teaches at Adobe Training Centers across America. Kevin Ruse is the author of the Web Standards Design Guide and has been technical editor for several publications.

* Peachpit Press provided a review copy of this book/DVD to me free of charge.

Author: Video2Brain
Pages: 120 pages
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Published: July 25, 2009
ISBN-10: 0321635000
Join us in the Flash forum.


Add Adobe+Flash+CS4+Professional+Learn+by+Video to Twitter Add Adobe+Flash+CS4+Professional+Learn+by+Video to Facebook Add Adobe+Flash+CS4+Professional+Learn+by+Video to MySpace Add Adobe+Flash+CS4+Professional+Learn+by+Video to Del.icio.us Digg Adobe+Flash+CS4+Professional+Learn+by+Video Add Adobe+Flash+CS4+Professional+Learn+by+Video to Yahoo My Web Add Adobe+Flash+CS4+Professional+Learn+by+Video to Google Bookmarks Add Adobe+Flash+CS4+Professional+Learn+by+Video to Stumbleupon Add Adobe+Flash+CS4+Professional+Learn+by+Video to Reddit



 



RSS | Related Articles | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Previous Features | Site Map


For FREE email updates, subscribe to the Flash and Animation Newsletter


Past Issues


print
Printer Friendly
bookmark
Bookmark
tell friend
Tell a Friend
forum
Forum
email
Email Editor


Content copyright © 2014 by Diane Cipollo. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Diane Cipollo. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Diane Cipollo for details.

g


g features
Drop Zones and Transitions in Motion 5

Craft Product Template - Background Layer

Craft Product Template Layers

Archives | Site Map

forum
Forum
email
Contact

Past Issues
memberscenter


vote
Poetry
Daily
Weekly
Monthly
Less than Monthly



BellaOnline on Facebook
g


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2014 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


BellaOnline Editor