WELCOME TO ADOBE® FLASH® which covers all of the basics necessary to create a professional, bug-free Flash® site or Flash® presentation with animation, sound, and interactivity. During the course we will point out any small differences between the Windows and Mac versions as necessary.
Introduction Stumbling blocks and irritants File types, bitmaps & vectors Workspace & interface Flash® Simple Animations Timeline and playhead Frames & keyframes Introduction to symbols & instances Basic tweening Free transform tool Rotation & alpha Simple sounds Testing movies Lines, Colors, Fills & Swatches Pencil & pen tools Oval & rectangle tools Modifying lines and fills Grouping and ungrouping objects Object-based undos Brush tool Lasso & eyedropper tools Color mixer and swatches Gradients Motion Tweens & Easing Motion tween basics Editing multiple frames Motion guides Easing and custom easing Symbols, Instances & Libraries Three symbol types Creating and editing symbols Managing libraries Masking Mask basics Animated masks Glitz & Bling Shape tweens & hints Timeline effects Type & Text Text overview Font issues Aliasing Buttons Basic buttons Rollovers Invisible buttons Scenes Why use scenes? Creating and managing scenes Interactivity & Actionscript Actions panel overview Stopping & starting the movie Frame-based vs. user-initiated actions Movie Clips Using and modifying movie clips Animated rollovers Controlling movie clips Sound & Video Importing sounds Formats ® Understanding Flash video Importing video Flash® video encoder Publishing Flash® Projectors Web pages Introduction to Components Defining components Sample components
This is a beginner course.
Students should have the following prerequisite knowledge prior to attending this course:
Knowledge of Mac® or Windows® OS. Experience with graphics or MS Office® applications is helpful.