Introduction to Adobe Flash

with Eric Carter

Your Price: $59 


Flash is the industry's most advanced authoring environment for creating unique and engaging websites, online games, and animations. Flash Lab Vol. 1 takes you through all you need to get started with Flash 8 or Flash CS3, from introducing you to the interface and the timeline, to showcasing some useful ActionScript examples. Creating useful and worthwhile content with these tools requires some practice and an understanding of the strengths and limitations of the process. That's where the Flash Lab comes in: to guide you through the major tools and basic workflow so that you gain a practical understanding of this powerful multimedia authoring application. With these tutorials and a little practice you'll be on your way to creating all sorts of fantastic Flash content.

This Flash Lab covers such topics as:

   1. Working within the Flash interface

   2. Drawing with Flash's creation tools

   3. Working with Layers and Frames

   4. Demystifying the Timeline

   5. Animation, Tweens, Ease & more...

   6. Symbols: Movie Clips and Buttons

   7. Organizing Your Projects and the Library

   8. Interactivity with ActionScript

and much, much more...

With nearly 6 hours of video demonstration, Flash Lab Vol. 1 is loaded with insights, expert advice, and workflow tips from a longtime Flash designer. Sample project files are included, plus a bonus Tips & Tricks movie that goes into some helpful and useful insights into effective workflows.

A demo version of Flash can be downloaded at Adobe.

The expert for this disk is Eric C. Carter, owner of the new media company Dizzy Pixel. Eric has been using Flash since version 2 was released. At that moment Eric changed his whole focus in life to make sure that some way or another he used Flash nearly every day. From building Flash websites to building complex Flash-based applications and online training lessons for various Fortune 500 companies, Eric squeezes Flash into nearly every project he can. Find out more at the Dizzy Pixel website!