Flash CS4 Professional Audio Techniques

with Todd Perkins
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Flash CS4 Professional Audio Techniques
Video duration: 0s 2h 18m Intermediate


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.

Topics include:
  • 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
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Flash Professional


(upbeat music) - [Voiceover] Welcome to Flash CS4 Professional Audio Techniques. I'm Todd Perkins, and I'll be walking you through this title, teaching you how to use object-oriented programming techniques to manipulate audio in the Flash player. We'll look at how to load external sound files, how to control their playback, we'll work with building an XML playlist, controlling sound volume, sound progress, and we'll even talk about how to share your application over the web.

We have a lot to learn here, so let's get started.

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