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New Perspectives on Adobe Flash CS4 Professional: Comprehensive, 1st Edition

  • Luis A. Lopez
  • Robin M. Romer
  • ISBN-10: 0324829892
  • ISBN-13: 9780324829891
  • 528 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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About the Product

New Perspectives Adobe Flash CS4 Comprehensive offers a critical-thinking approach to teaching Adobe Flash CS4. This text explains and reinforces Flash CS4 concepts through the New Perspectives' signature case-based, problem-solving pedagogy. Students will learn how to create rich, interactive experiences for the Web, ranging from simple looping banners to 3D Rich Internet applications.


  • Provides students with comprehensive instruction on Adobe Flash CS4 using the New Perspectives Series' signature case-based, problem-solving approach.

  • Illustrates concepts with full-color screen shots and diagrams.

  • Fosters student confidence with increasingly difficult tasks within each tutorial.

  • Bolsters concepts and skills through end-of-chapter materials including Quick Checks, Review Assignments, and multiple Case Problems.

About the Author

Luis A. Lopez

Luis Lopez is a professor at St. Phillip's College in San Antonio, Texas. He has written or contributed to: New Perspectives on Flash MX 2004, New Perspectives on Macromedia Flash, The Web Warrior Guide to Web Design Technologies, and Mastering Applications in the Real World: Design-Specific Projects for Microsoft Office.

Robin M. Romer

Over the past 25 years, Robin M. Romer has focused on writing and editing books about computing, including computer applications, Web design and development, and service desks. In 2001, Robin sold her successful imprint, Acada Books, to return to her roots and concentrate on hands-on writing and editing. She has authored and contributed to more than 30 books and edited more than 50 titles.

Table of Contents

Tutorial 1: Introducing Adobe Flash CS3 Professional.
Tutorial 2: Drawing Shapes, Adding Text, and Creating Symbols.
Tutorial 3: Creating Animations.
Tutorial 4: Creating Special Animations.
Tutorial 5: Making a Document Interactive.
Tutorial 6: Working with Bitmaps and Gradients, and Publishing Flash Files.
Tutorial 7: Planning and Creating a Flash Web Site.
Tutorial 8: Programming with ActionScript 3.0.
Tutorial 9: Using Flash Components and Video.
Additional Cases.
Appendix A.
Appendix B.


All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 0324829906 | ISBN-13: 9780324829907)
Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 0324829914 | ISBN-13: 9780324829914)

Student Supplements

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 0324829914 | ISBN-13: 9780324829914)