Publisher: O'Reilly Media / Adobe Developer Library
Final Release Date: April 2009
Learning Flash CS4 Professional offers beginners and intermediate Flash developers a unique introduction to the latest version of Adobe's powerful multimedia application. This easy-to-read book is loaded with full-color examples and hands-on tasks to help you master Flash CS4's new motion editor, integrated 3D system, and character control with the new inverse kinematics animation system. No previous Flash experience is necessary.
This book will help you:
Understand Flash fundamentals with clear, concise information you can use right away
Learn key concepts and techniques in every chapter, with annotated screenshots and illustrations
Develop an ongoing project that utilizes material from every chapter
Practice new skills and test your understanding with constructive exercises
Learn how to package your work for distribution on the Web and through AIR desktop applications
Download sample files and discuss additional Flash features on the companion blog
As part of the Adobe Developer Library, this is the most authoritative guide to Flash CS4 available. Get moving with Flash today!
Rich Shupe has been teaching ActionScript programming to students of all levels since the language became available. He founded his own training and development company, FMA, in 1995. A recognized authority on several technologies, including Flash, Director and QuickTime, Rich is a full-time faculty member at New York's School of Visual Arts' Computer Art Department. His highly acclaimed "Learning ActionScript 3.0" has been called "The best book on ActionScript ever written" by evangelist and Flash community leader Lee Brimelow.