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Flash CS3 Professional Essential Training
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Flash CS3 Professional Essential Training

with Rich Shupe

Video: Welcome

Welcome to {italic}Flash CS3 Essential Training. {plain}My name is Rich Shupe, and for the next few hours I'd like to introduce you to {italic}Flash.{plain} Who Should View This Course? Well, you'll likely get a lot out of this video training series if you are New to {italic}Flash,{plain} if you're Interested in features that are new to {italic} Flash CS3,{plain} or if you want to learn more about animation techniques, or simple ways to present text, images, sound, or video. One consideration is that there's Little or no programming required, so you don't need a lot of ActionScript experience to enjoy this course. What if you don't find yourself in one of these categories, however? You might want to Carefully review the Table of Contents for specific features, if you find yourself already familiar with {italic}Flash CS3,{plain} if you consider yourself an intermediate or advanced user, or if you're looking for more extensive coverage of ActionScript. However, I invite you to stick around, you may get a little something out of it. Again, review the Table of Contents, and you might find something you like. If you still want to move on, I have some suggestions for additional content. You can go onto the next title in the series {italic}Flash CS3 Beyond the Basics,{plain} or if you're looking for ActionScript as a {italic}Flash{plain} user, you can check out {italic}ActionScript 3.0 Essential Training (Flash),{plain} and {italic}ActionScript{plain} {italic}3.0 Beyond the Basics (Flex).{plain} There's also a title for flex users:{italic} ActionScript 3.0 Essential Training (Flex),{plain} so if you're a flex user, there is something there for you as well.
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  1. 5m 12s
    1. Welcome
      1m 22s
    2. Using the exercise files and cross-referencing
      3m 50s
  2. 23m 10s
    1. Creating a new document
      3m 34s
    2. The default workspace
      1m 45s
    3. Customizing your workspace
      5m 28s
    4. Reorganizing panels
      3m 52s
    5. Saving workspaces
      1m 50s
    6. Document tabs
      2m 25s
    7. Maximize mode
      1m 26s
    8. Finding help
      2m 50s
  3. 34m 24s
    1. Drawing tool basics
      1m 9s
    2. Drawing with the Pencil and Line tools
      4m 49s
    3. The improved Pen tool
      5m 38s
    4. The Quick Color tools
      1m 10s
    5. Drawing with shapes
      4m 1s
    6. Selecting content
      2m 19s
    7. Manipulating lines and fills
      6m 4s
    8. Painting with brushes
      2m 38s
    9. Erasing content
      2m 29s
    10. Understanding drawing modes
      4m 7s
  4. 16m 3s
    1. Using the Color Mixer
      6m 38s
    2. The Gradient Transform tool
      3m 13s
    3. Color swatches
      6m 12s
  5. 57m 40s
    1. Symbols overview
      7m 23s
    2. Creating and editing symbols
      2m 41s
    3. Nesting and breaking apart symbols
      6m 6s
    4. Working with buttons
      10m 59s
    5. Working with movie clips
      4m 25s
    6. Working with graphics
      5m 8s
    7. Using the Library
      3m 29s
    8. Transformation tools
      5m 15s
    9. Transformation panels
      6m 41s
    10. Transformation menus
      5m 33s
  6. 38m 31s
    1. Using layers
      11m 13s
    2. Adding, deleting, and grouping layers
      3m 35s
    3. What is a keyframe?
      4m 31s
    4. Using frames and keyframes
      6m 30s
    5. Working with multiple frames
      7m 0s
    6. Copying and pasting frames
      2m 45s
    7. Understanding scenes
      2m 57s
  7. 11m 17s
    1. Understanding document settings
      2m 5s
    2. Testing buttons and movie clips
      1m 24s
    3. Testing your movie
      1m 59s
    4. Publishing your movie
      5m 49s
  8. 33m 47s
    1. Vector vs. bitmap
      3m 58s
    2. Importing images and image compression
      8m 26s
    3. Importing Photoshop files
      5m 40s
    4. Importing Illustrator files
      4m 12s
    5. Tracing bitmaps
      7m 20s
    6. Breaking apart bitmaps
      4m 11s
  9. 43m 10s
    1. Shape tweening
      10m 58s
    2. Using shape hints
      2m 23s
    3. Tweening gradients
      3m 44s
    4. Motion tweening
      11m 54s
    5. Copy and Paste Motion
      2m 46s
    6. Motion guides
      4m 2s
    7. Custom easing
      7m 23s
  10. 41m 13s
    1. Understanding text types
      6m 0s
    2. Controlling text appearance
      6m 39s
    3. Simple text effects through tweening
      5m 46s
    4. Adding text to a project file
      19m 11s
    5. Spell-checking and Find and Replace
      3m 37s
  11. 33m 50s
    1. Using filters
      4m 5s
    2. Special filter options
      7m 57s
    3. Animating filters
      8m 8s
    4. Adding filters to a project file
      3m 34s
    5. Using blend modes
      3m 11s
    6. Flash-specific blend modes
      6m 55s
  12. 17m 3s
    1. Components overview
      4m 35s
    2. Adding a UIScrollBar component
      4m 16s
    3. Using a Loader component
      8m 12s
  13. 25m 6s
    1. Adding sound to the timeline
      4m 14s
    2. Adding basic effects to sounds
      4m 43s
    3. Sound sync options
      8m 59s
    4. Adding sound to buttons
      4m 47s
    5. Sound compression basics
      2m 23s
  14. 21m 37s
    1. Embedded vs. external
      3m 28s
    2. Embedding videos with the Flash Video Encoder
      9m 27s
    3. Encoding external FLVs with optional cue points
      4m 14s
    4. Playing external videos with the FLVPlayback component
      4m 28s
  15. 51m 1s
    1. Overview and interface elements
      6m 3s
    2. Frame scripts, tracing, and comments
      6m 8s
    3. Variable basics
      3m 1s
    4. Function basics
      4m 19s
    5. Buttons and EventListeners
      7m 59s
    6. Simple navigation
      16m 11s
    7. Scripting components
      7m 20s
  16. 24m 36s
    1. The story so far
      2m 27s
    2. Animated buttons
      6m 23s
    3. Animated masks
      9m 54s
    4. Publishing your site
      5m 52s
  17. 3m 3s
    1. Additional resources
      1m 12s
    2. Goodbye
      1m 51s

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Flash CS3 Professional Essential Training
8h 0m Beginner Apr 16, 2007

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In Flash CS3 Professional Essential Training, instructor Rich Shupe delves into the key aspects of working with Flash CS3 to create professional animations, design interactive websites, and incorporate audio and video into self-contained presentations. The training covers using the drawing and color tools, mastering the essentials of animation, and working with type, graphics, sound, and video. Rich also introduces the essentials of working with ActionScript 3.0. Exercise files accompany the tutorials.

Subject:
Web
Software:
Flash Professional
Author:
Rich Shupe

Welcome

Welcome to {italic}Flash CS3 Essential Training. {plain}My name is Rich Shupe, and for the next few hours I'd like to introduce you to {italic}Flash.{plain} Who Should View This Course? Well, you'll likely get a lot out of this video training series if you are New to {italic}Flash,{plain} if you're Interested in features that are new to {italic} Flash CS3,{plain} or if you want to learn more about animation techniques, or simple ways to present text, images, sound, or video. One consideration is that there's Little or no programming required, so you don't need a lot of ActionScript experience to enjoy this course. What if you don't find yourself in one of these categories, however? You might want to Carefully review the Table of Contents for specific features, if you find yourself already familiar with {italic}Flash CS3,{plain} if you consider yourself an intermediate or advanced user, or if you're looking for more extensive coverage of ActionScript. However, I invite you to stick around, you may get a little something out of it. Again, review the Table of Contents, and you might find something you like. If you still want to move on, I have some suggestions for additional content. You can go onto the next title in the series {italic}Flash CS3 Beyond the Basics,{plain} or if you're looking for ActionScript as a {italic}Flash{plain} user, you can check out {italic}ActionScript 3.0 Essential Training (Flash),{plain} and {italic}ActionScript{plain} {italic}3.0 Beyond the Basics (Flex).{plain} There's also a title for flex users:{italic} ActionScript 3.0 Essential Training (Flex),{plain} so if you're a flex user, there is something there for you as well.

Thank you, and I hope you enjoy the course.

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