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AUTHORS: Hartman, Annesa - ©2010
Exploring Adobe Flash CS4 explores the multi-faceted "Flash" program with features and tool sets that attract people of many different talents – designers, developers, animators, educators, students, even the creative dabbler or hobbiest. Exploring Adobe Flash CS4 explains, at a basic level, the various aspects of the program, – drawing, animation, and interactive authoring. Each aspect is clearly and visually explained to cater to the designer intellect and any other new recruit to the program. Each lesson is meant to build a readers understanding of all that Flash has to offer – with opportunity to explore each aspect individually and also within the context of a complete project or interactive experience. By the end of the text the reader will have the ability to design their own basic Flash web sites, movies, and presentations replete with drawings, animation, text, and interactive events such as buttons and video and audio playback, and all long getting a good dose of design concepts and real world advice from professionals in the field. Exploring Adobe Flash CS4 offers an extensive, yet approachable and practical outlook to learning Flash.