Both new and experienced Flash users need plenty of helpmastering these versatile, powerful applications. Whichever groupyou belong to, Flash MX 2004 Savvy gives you the resourcesyou need to advance your skills. This means clear explanations,real-world examples, and carefully crafted tutorials in whichyou’ll learn the full range of Flash techniques. You’llfind in-depth introductions to the features new to Flash MX 2004and Flash MX Professional 2004: Timeline Effects, the expandedcomponents library, built-in project management tools, andmore.
Designed so you can work your way from front to back or focus onthe topics most important to you, this book helps you understandwhy Flash works as it does and how to meet thedemands of your Flash-based projects. Coverage includes:
Content creation: painting and drawing, textmanipulation, reusable content, interactive slideshowpresentations, content for the Pocket PC
ActionScript: manual scripting, movie clip management andparameter control—plus a complete ActionScript Reference onthe CD
Interactivity: interface elements and controllers, newFlash components, new ActionScript behaviors
Audio integration: synchronization, compression schemes,implementing interactive audio
Media integration: with Director, with CD-ROM content,with 3D animation, with full-motion and streaming video