Learn Flash CS4 from the ground up with this one-stop, nuts-and-bolts reference guide!
Take your Flash skills to the next level with this easy-to-use book that explains it all! Whether you're working on your first Flash project or you're a veteran Flash animator ready to get into more advanced applications, Flash CS4 All-in-One For Dummies shows you Flash's new tricks and shows you how to use them — in a flash!
Find out what's new in Flash — get the skinny on new features including inverse kinematics, motion tweening, and Motion Editor
Deco tool, Spray Brush, Bone tool, and more! — find out about all the fun new tools Flash has to offer in CS4
Your first Flash project made easy — learn how to create professional, cool projects, step by step from start to finish
Get ready for prime time — from camera to desktop, get the inside scoop on working with Flash video
Get interactive — everything you need to know to add Flash to create cool interfaces for applications and Web sites
Open the book and find:
Clear explanations of graphics, symbols, and animations
Tips for working with panels
What ActionScript can do for you
How to create and plan your first project
The ins and outs of Flash-y graphics
How to add artistic colors and gradients with the color panel
Nuts-and-bolts tips for working with Flash audio and video
Dr. William Sanders is a Professor of Interactive Information Technology at the University of Hartford. He teaches courses in Flash, ActionScript, Flash Media Server, PHP, C#, SQL, and XHTML among other Internet languages. He has published 44 computer and computer-related books, written software ranging from Basic to Flash Media Server ActionScript and served as a consultant for different computer software companies.