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Adobe Flash CS4 Revealed, 1st Edition

  • Jim Shuman, MBA
  • ISBN-10: 143544194X
  • ISBN-13: 9781435441941
  • 536 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2008, 2006
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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Overview

About the Product

With the much-anticipated arrival of Adobe Flash CS4 comes the opportunity to create even more exciting and effective interactive experiences and animations on the Web. And this innovative book will guide you through every step along the way. Adobe Flash CS4 Revealed provides a comprehensive yet concise introduction to the new Flash CS4 Professional. The book begins with a discussion of fundamental concepts, which provide a context for learning and set the stage for specific Flash skill development. A series of step-by-step tutorials follows, covering the range of basic to intermediate skills, including creating animations, using special effects, drawing objects, incorporating sound and video, and using ActionScript. These topics, along with coverage of the updated features of Flash CS4 Professional— such as enhancements to the workspace, importing Photoshop and Illustrator files, the Flash planning and workflow processes, and the Help feature—make this book an indispensable resource in the library of anyone who wants to take full advantage of Flash CS4.

Features

  • Step-by-step instruction guides you through creating, modifying, and enhancing Flash files.

  • Hundreds of full-color illustrations engage readers and clarify key concepts.

  • Extensive end-of-chapter projects reinforce critical skills by requiring readers to apply them to real-world scenarios.

  • Back-of-book glossary provides a quick reference and at-your-fingertips access to information.

About the Author

Jim Shuman, MBA

Jim Shuman is Faculty Emeritus at Bellevue College in Washington, where he taught Flash and Web Development courses, and directed a team of multimedia developers and Web specialists supporting the faculty's use of technology. His industry experience includes website and application development using Flash, as well as managing a team to develop interactive courseware. He has written several textbooks on technology, including ADOBE FLASH CS6 REVEALED. In addition to an MBA, Mr. Shuman holds certification in Adobe Flash.

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Instructor Supplements

Adobe Flash CS4 Revealed  (ISBN-10: 143548259X | ISBN-13: 9781435482593)

With the much-anticipated arrival of Adobe Flash CS4 comes the opportunity to create even more exciting and effective interactive experiences and animations on the Web. And this innovative book will guide you through every step along the way. Adobe Flash CS4 Revealed provides a comprehensive yet concise introduction to the new Flash CS4 Professional. The book begins with a discussion of fundamental concepts, which provide a context for learning and set the stage for specific Flash skill development. A series of step-by-step tutorials follows, covering the range of basic to intermediate skills, including creating animations, using special effects, drawing objects, incorporating sound and video, and using ActionScript. These topics, along with coverage of the updated features of Flash CS4 Professional— such as enhancements to the workspace, importing Photoshop and Illustrator files, the Flash planning and workflow processes, and the Help feature—make this book an indispensable resource in the library of anyone who wants to take full advantage of Flash CS4.

Instructor Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1435441958 | ISBN-13: 9781435441958)
Premium Website Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1133277098 | ISBN-13: 9781133277095)

Designed to help you succeed in your web design course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.

Student Supplements

Adobe Flash CS4 Revealed  (ISBN-10: 143548259X | ISBN-13: 9781435482593)

With the much-anticipated arrival of Adobe Flash CS4 comes the opportunity to create even more exciting and effective interactive experiences and animations on the Web. And this innovative book will guide you through every step along the way. Adobe Flash CS4 Revealed provides a comprehensive yet concise introduction to the new Flash CS4 Professional. The book begins with a discussion of fundamental concepts, which provide a context for learning and set the stage for specific Flash skill development. A series of step-by-step tutorials follows, covering the range of basic to intermediate skills, including creating animations, using special effects, drawing objects, incorporating sound and video, and using ActionScript. These topics, along with coverage of the updated features of Flash CS4 Professional— such as enhancements to the workspace, importing Photoshop and Illustrator files, the Flash planning and workflow processes, and the Help feature—make this book an indispensable resource in the library of anyone who wants to take full advantage of Flash CS4.

Premium Website Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1133277098 | ISBN-13: 9781133277095)

Designed to help you succeed in your web design course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.