Nelson Higher Education

Higher Education

  • Axzo Press
  • ISBN-10: 1426005288
  • ISBN-13: 9781426005282
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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About the Product

This course introduces the basic elements and features of Flash CS4 Professional so that students can begin creating Flash applications for delivery on the Web. Students will learn how to use the Stage and the Library, create and format text, and work with basic shapes. In addition, students will learn the fundamentals of working with the Timeline. They will learn how to format objects by using custom colors and gradients and by applying filters and soft edges. Next, students will create frame-by-frame, motion tween, and movie clip animations. Students will also work with interactive components such as buttons and audio controls. Finally, students will learn about accessibility options for Flash content, test the download performance of a Flash file, and publish a Flash file.

Table of Contents

Unit One: Getting started
Topic A: Flash overview
Topic B: The Flash interface
Topic C: Getting help

Unit Two: Basic objects
Topic A: New file settings
Topic B: Library items
Topic C: Using text
Topic D: Basic shapes
Topic E: Freeform drawing and editing

Unit Three: The Timeline
Topic A: Layers
Topic B: Timeline basics

Unit Four: Formatting objects
Topic A: Custom colors and gradients
Topic B: Soft edges

Unit Five: Timeline animation and interactive buttons
Topic A: Frame-by-frame animation
Topic B: Motion tweening
Topic C: Movie clip animation
Topic D: Interactive buttons

Unit Six: Publishing
Topic A: Accessibility
Topic B: Testing
Topic C: Publishing