EZ Flash 5: Short Projects and Creative Ideas Using Macromedia Flash
Trafford Publishing, 2001 - 197 من الصفحات
If you are new to Flash, or an experienced Flash user, you will find this book to be exciting, informative, and offers a wealth of creative ideas and techniques for getting the most out of Flash for web creation. Learning Flash is both fun and easy.
This book provides over 30 short projects and over 100 experimental ideas that cover a variety of effects and techniques such as: Melting Type, Solar Explosions, Animated Typist using ActionScript, EZ Web Games, MP3 Sound Controllers, Dynamic Photography, Fading Web Paint, Motion Trails, Score Keeping for Web Games, Collision Detection, Creating and Testing Preloaders, and Interactive Web Portfolios. There are also tutorials for using Photoshop and Illustrator with Flash and a chapter on reverse engineering interesting Flash web sites. Additionally, this text provides a straightforward introduction to ActionScript. You will enjoy exploring new Flash ideas that are presented in a short (2-8 page), easy to follow, step-by-step format. This book allows you learn, create, and publish a variety of Flash effects quickly and easily.
If you have never worked with Flash you will appreciate the fact that from chapter two, you are producing web content. Rather than describing each palette and menu item, you will learn by doing. The projects were designed by a professional Flash instructor, peer reviewed, and classroom tested, to insure that they are accurate, exciting, and most importantly, easy to understand. Extensive screen shots makes it easier to learn. Short projects, means that you can gain a solid understanding of a single concept before moving onto the next .
From the author "My students and I agree that the most enjoyable way to learn complex software is with short projects that provide new, interesting and creative techniques that can be used, or modified, immediately for your own web creations."
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About the Book
Flash Interface 2 Introduction to Flash
Section1 Flash Interface
Symbols and Tweening 4 Symbols Tweening
Melting Type Animation
Controlling MP3 Sound With Flash
Movie Clips 19 Interactive MovieClips
Interactive Web Game
Web Paint Reverse Engineering Flash Web Content
Interactive Web for Photographers
ActionScript and Text Fields 23 Dynamic Text Fields
Preloaders and Download Testing 25 Flash Preloading
Explosion Using Layers
Publishing Flash on the Web
Interactivity with Buttons
Connecting to the Web
Controlling Animation with ActionScript
Interactive Web Portfolio with ActionScript
Animation Paths and Trails 27 Path Animation
Animated Motion Trails
Advanced ActionScript 29 Collision Testing Score Keeping Dragging Objects
Using other Applications with Flash 30 Using Photoshop with Flash
Using Illustrator with Flash
Final Tips Suggestions 32 Final Tips Suggestions