Adobe Flash Professional CS6 Essentials
By William Heldman
Publisher: Wiley / Sybex
Final Release Date: June 2012
Pages: 400

Learn Flash Quickly and Easily

This full-color guide covers the fundamentals of Adobe Flash Professional CS6 and prepares you for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam for Rich Media Communication Using Adobe Flash Professional CS6. First, you'll review basic principles of rich media design. From there, this clear, task-based book covers all exam areas while showing you step by step how to draw shapes; use the Timeline; add text, audio, and video; and more. Whether you're new to Flash, preparing for the exam, or updating your skills to Flash CS6, this book is the perfect primer.

Learn these Flash essentials—and more:

  • The basic principles and practices of rich media design

  • How to navigate the complex interface without a hitch

  • Creating designs using Flash shape tools

  • The no-sweat basics of Flash layers and the timeline

  • Using Flash text and symbols, and developing simple animations

  • Complex animation techniques such as rotation and parallax scrolling

  • Using the Flash Bone tool and Inverse Kinematics (IK) to animate characters

  • Working with audio, video, and ActionScript®

Learn about Flash's new Text Layout Framework (TLF) engine

Learn how to use Flash's drawing tools for both 2D and 3D art assets

This striking Essentials book features:

  • Chapter-opening learning objectives

  • Step-by-step tutorials

  • Four-color screenshots and illustrations

  • Essentials and Beyond—summaries and additional suggested exercises

  • Downloadable exercise files

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