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Flash MX 2004 Essential Training

with Shane Rebenschied

Video: interview

Learn drawing tools, importing bitmaps and vectors, animation, masking, working with symbols, and ActionScripting basics.
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  1. 18m 29s
    1. interview
      7m 7s
    2. welcome
    3. file types
      3m 48s
    4. bitmaps vs. vectors
      4m 35s
    5. Flash MX 2004 vs. Professional Flash MX 2004
      2m 32s
  2. 8m 53s
    1. the interface
      8m 53s
  3. 1h 39m
    1. drawing with the pencil
      6m 48s
    2. modifying lines
      5m 2s
    3. drawing with the pen
      4m 22s
    4. the oval and rectangle tools
      10m 18s
    5. free transform tool
      5m 26s
    6. modifying and optimizing shapes
      12m 30s
    7. the brush tool
      8m 51s
    8. the lasso tool
      3m 12s
    9. the eyedropper tool
      6m 41s
    10. using the mixer and creating gradients
      8m 49s
    11. the fill transform tool
      6m 9s
    12. adding custom colors and importing colors
      7m 55s
    13. working with multiple objects
      7m 42s
    14. grouping objects
      5m 55s
  4. 34m 6s
    1. the timeline
      6m 57s
    2. movie properties and frame rate
      10m 15s
    3. frames vs. keyframes
      8m 23s
    4. deleting, copying and reversing frames
      4m 24s
    5. testing movies
      4m 7s
  5. 14m 2s
    1. frame by frame animation
      14m 2s
  6. 47m 51s
    1. shape tweening
      11m 4s
    2. shape hinting
      7m 10s
    3. shape tweening text
      16m 44s
    4. edit multiple frames
      6m 42s
    5. animating gradients
      6m 11s
  7. 38m 4s
    1. creating and editing symbols
      15m 42s
    2. alternate methods to create symbols
      5m 4s
    3. editing symbol instances
      4m 49s
    4. working with the library
      12m 29s
  8. 1h 21m
    1. basic motion tweening
      7m 18s
    2. tweening effects
      10m 15s
    3. edit multiple frames
      4m 58s
    4. motion guides
      12m 46s
    5. motion guide extras
      12m 11s
    6. motion tweening text
      10m 19s
    7. motion tweening text part 2
      12m 40s
    8. motion tweening text part 3
      11m 10s
  9. 11m 26s
    1. adding, removing, editing timeline effects
      11m 26s
  10. 23m 43s
    1. masking
      13m 37s
    2. animated masks
      10m 6s
  11. 56m 37s
    1. text fields overview
      2m 41s
    2. text options and aliasing text
      10m 17s
    3. paragraph options
      6m 58s
    4. text fields explained
      12m 8s
    5. device fonts
      14m 46s
    6. spell checking, search replace
      9m 47s
  12. 42m 30s
    1. importing and compressing
      15m 3s
    2. bitmap sequence
      6m 19s
    3. bitmap fills
      4m 20s
    4. breaking apart bitmaps
      6m 9s
    5. trace bitmap
      10m 39s
  13. 31m 15s
    1. button types
      10m 27s
    2. basic button
      4m 29s
    3. rollover button
      8m 43s
    4. invisible button
      7m 36s
  14. 52m 2s
    1. what are movie clips?
      20m 52s
    2. modifying movie clip instances
      4m 29s
    3. animated rollover button
      16m 2s
    4. animated masks using movie clips
      10m 39s
  15. 4h 57m
    1. actions window
      6m 51s
    2. time-based vs user-based actions
      2m 39s
    3. stop on frame
      10m 35s
    4. stop and play
      20m 9s
    5. slide show
      21m 5s
    6. getURL
      16m 10s
    7. creating a popup menu
      20m 52s
    8. popup menu part 2
      13m 6s
    9. pop up menu part 3
      16m 46s
    10. scrolling text
      18m 53s
    11. controlling movie clips
      17m 15s
    12. what are scenes?
      5m 40s
    13. what are preloaders?
      8m 45s
    14. building a simple preloader
      11m 35s
    15. preloader part 2
      14m 53s
    16. preloader part 3
      11m 31s
    17. preloader resources
      4m 9s
    18. looping the slideshow
      16m 19s
    19. looping part 2
      6m 11s
    20. what is loadMovie?
      7m 58s
    21. loading a .swf
      15m 36s
    22. loading a .swf part 2
      14m 42s
    23. loading a .jpg
      10m 9s
    24. behaviors
      5m 47s
  16. 1h 16m
    1. importing sounds
      19m 1s
    2. the sound panel
      16m 26s
    3. music on/off button
      17m 51s
    4. music on/off part 2
      11m 22s
    5. sounds on buttons
      11m 36s
  17. 1h 9m
    1. importing and compressing video
      15m 21s
    2. importing and compressing part 2
      12m 58s
    3. editing video with the video wizard
      7m 56s
    4. controlling video playback
      16m 12s
    5. using Sorenson Squeeze to compress video
      17m 28s
  18. 1h 10m
    1. publishing content
      25m 20s
    2. publishing content part 2
      3m 59s
    3. creating a projector
      6m 42s
    4. FS commands
      17m 18s
    5. the bandwidth profiler
      3m 35s
    6. generate size report
      5m 0s
    7. the Flash plugin detection kit
      8m 41s
  19. 12m 49s
    1. site overview, deconstruction
      12m 49s
  20. 1m 56s
    1. making Flash content accessible
      1m 56s
  21. 1m 55s
    1. using the built-in templates
      1m 55s
  22. 28s
    1. goodbye

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Flash MX 2004 Essential Training
Video Duration: 0s18h 12m Beginner Oct 03, 2003

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Flash MX 2004 Essential Training with Shane Rebenschied is a workshop of movie based tutorials developed for beginning Flash users. The exercises walk you through the essential features of the authoring tool including drawing tools, importing bitmaps and vectors, animation, masking, working with Symbols, ActionScripting basics, music and sound effects, video, the deconstruction of a complete Flash site, and much more!

Flash MX 2004 Essential Training does not cover the more advanced topics and features found in Macromedia Flash MX 2004 Professional. However, all of the topics covered in this title can be applied to both versions of Macromedia Flash MX 2004.

Note: This product was previously named Learning Macromedia Flash MX 2004

Topics include:
  • The interface
  • Drawing and color
  • Animation basics
  • Timeline effects
  • Frame-by-frame animation
  • Shape tweening
  • Libraries, symbols, and instances
  • Motion tweening
  • Masking
  • Type
  • Bitmaps
  • Buttons
  • Movie clips
  • ActionScripting basics
  • Sound
  • Video
  • Publishing
  • Deconstruction
  • Accessibility
  • Templates
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Shane Rebenschied


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