Flash CS4 Professional Audio Techniques shows how integrating audio into Flash projects can create a more engaging and interesting viewer experience. Instructor Todd Perkins dives deep into the details of manipulating audio in Flash using ActionScript 3.0. He demonstrates how to monitor a song's playback progress, display this information for viewers, and create a viewable playlist for multiple songs using XML data. Through the course of the tutorials, Todd creates an audio player for the web, complete with sharing capabilities. Exercise files accompany this course.
Playing and pausing audio in a created player class
Controlling audio progress and showing it in a text field
Loading XML playlist data into the final player
Animating a volume slider and using effects to add depth
Making Flash applications sharable
Viewing the finished player and taking it for a spin