Flash MX 2004 Beyond the Basics
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Flash MX 2004 Beyond the Basics

with Shane Rebenschied

Video: interview

Flash MX 2004 Beyond the Basics with Shane Rebenschied is a movie-based tutorial that takes you 'Beyond the Basics' with Macromedia Flash MX 2004. During the course of this tutorial, you will learn intermediate to advanced level Macromedia Flash techniques by constructing a Web site entirely within Flash MX 2004. You will learn how to make a Web site dynamic and easy to update by loading external text and images, styling text with a combination of HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), building a dynamic slideshow, creating a preloader, a feedback form, and more, all using the latest ActionScript techniques in Flash MX 2004. This tutorial is right for those who know Flash but feel uncertain about the strategies and workflow related to creating a finished presentation or web site. Exercise files accompany the training, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

(Note: this product was previously named Intermediate Macromedia Flash MX 2004)
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  1. 7m 25s
    1. interview
      18s
    2. welcome
      7m 7s
  2. 36m 12s
    1. exercise files
      2m 41s
    2. prerequisites
      2m 59s
    3. what's new
      7m 14s
    4. updating Flash
      2m 8s
    5. tour of the site
      21m 10s
  3. 1h 29m
    1. site construction process
      17m 49s
    2. installing fonts
      4m 46s
    3. importing Fireworks content
      15m 17s
    4. importing Freehand content
      13m 15s
    5. importing Illustrator content
      22m 2s
    6. importing Photoshop content
      14m 40s
    7. importing summary
      1m 13s
  4. 2h 21m
    1. what are Classes...?
      4m 22s
    2. variables
      4m 58s
    3. strict typing
      8m 10s
    4. functions
      15m 21s
    5. create master.swf part 1
      12m 25s
    6. create master.swf part 2
      9m 5s
    7. create master.swf part 3
      9m 11s
    8. create master.swf part 4
      9m 21s
    9. shared library
      5m 56s
    10. create shared library part 1
      19m 9s
    11. create shared library part 2
      6m 29s
    12. create shared library part 3
      19m 32s
    13. create shared library part 4
      17m 21s
  5. 2h 36m
    1. what you're building
      1m 46s
    2. shared fonts
      10m 54s
    3. commenting
      15m 50s
    4. LoadVars part 1
      19m 39s
    5. LoadVars part 2
      11m 54s
    6. loading the text
      23m 21s
    7. text scrolling
      21m 24s
    8. advanced text scroller part 1
      16m 52s
    9. advanced text scroller part 2
      26m 12s
    10. TextArea component
      8m 18s
  6. 1h 14m
    1. what you're building
      2m 18s
    2. using HTML
      18m 59s
    3. using CSS part 1
      15m 13s
    4. using CSS part 2
      12m 36s
    5. using CSS part 3
      25m 46s
  7. 2h 9m
    1. what you're building
      3m 53s
    2. the submenu part 1
      31m 29s
    3. the submenu part 2
      7m 54s
    4. auto-size a text field
      8m 19s
    5. submenu rollover
      20m 15s
    6. disable interactivity
      5m 22s
    7. enable interactivity part 1
      9m 5s
    8. enable interactivity part 2
      12m 50s
    9. finishing the submenu
      10m 8s
    10. our staff subsection
      20m 3s
  8. 2h 15m
    1. what you're building
      3m 46s
    2. setting up
      11m 55s
    3. load the first slide
      18m 14s
    4. total slides variable
      8m 6s
    5. next slide part 1
      21m 10s
    6. next slide part 2
      14m 17s
    7. previous slide
      16m 48s
    8. slide text
      17m 29s
    9. current slide counter
      23m 50s
  9. 1h 9m
    1. what you're building
      3m 35s
    2. getting started
      4m 56s
    3. onLoadProgress part 1
      18m 5s
    4. onLoadProgress part 2
      18m 58s
    5. optional: detailed preloader
      24m 5s
  10. 2h 18m
    1. what you're building
      8m 11s
    2. setting up part 1
      8m 43s
    3. simple form validation part 1
      16m 17s
    4. setting up part 2
      20m 54s
    5. simple form validation part 2
      17m 22s
    6. send form results part 1
      24m 15s
    7. send form results part 2
      10m 2s
    8. defining tab order
      13m 33s
    9. styling the form
      19m 29s
  11. 1h 5m
    1. what you're building
      3m 9s
    2. setting up
      7m 58s
    3. interactivity part 1
      15m 31s
    4. interactivity part 2
      13m 32s
    5. bringing it all together
      25m 22s
  12. 46m 37s
    1. before you begin
      3m 42s
    2. adding SWF to an HTML page
      17m 11s
    3. plug-in detector
      25m 44s
  13. 21s
    1. goodbye
      21s

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Flash MX 2004 Beyond the Basics with Shane Rebenschied is a movie-based tutorial that takes you 'Beyond the Basics' with Macromedia Flash MX 2004. During the course of this tutorial, you will learn intermediate to advanced level Macromedia Flash techniques by constructing a Web site entirely within Flash MX 2004. You will learn how to make a Web site dynamic and easy to update by loading external text and images, styling text with a combination of HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), building a dynamic slideshow, creating a preloader, a feedback form, and more, all using the latest ActionScript techniques in Flash MX 2004. This tutorial is right for those who know Flash but feel uncertain about the strategies and workflow related to creating a finished presentation or web site. Exercise files accompany the training, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

(Note: this product was previously named Intermediate Macromedia Flash MX 2004)

Topics include:
  • The site construction srocess Integrating graphics Basic ActionScript terminology Using the new MovieClipLoader class Using the LoadVars class Building scrollable text Creating a Flash plug-in detector Building a dynamic slideshow Building a preloader Feedback form Interactive navigation
Subject:
Web
Software:
Flash Professional
Author:
Shane Rebenschied

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