Learn how to create exciting interactive animations from a working Flash designer and author with more than a decade of experience in Flash development. Discover how to create animations, build online applications, manage photos, integrate video, and upload your very own Flash presentations to a Web site.
You’ll pick up many tricks used by top Flash designers, and you'll walk away with a solid working knowledge of the Flash workspace and tools. You’ll learn about Flash’s Timeline and how it helps you create exciting animations, even if you have no prior experience. By the time you finish this course, you’ll be able to integrate your work into a Web page and share it with friends, family, or your business associates.
Requirements: You'll need a basic knowledge of computers, Macromedia Flash Pro 8 or Macromedia Flash Basic 8 (software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins), Windows XP or Macintosh OS X, Internet access, e-mail, the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web browser, and the Adobe Flash and PDF plug-ins (two free and simple downloads you obtain at http://www.adobe.com/downloads by clicking Get Adobe Flash Player and Get Adobe Reader).
Note: Students using Adobe Flash CS3 will be supported in the discussion areas.