To begin programming our RSS Display, we’ll first establish a number of variables and other items to use in preparing our project for more complex logic.
- [Instructor] To begin programming our RSS display,…we'll first establish a number of variables…and other items to use in preparing our project…for more complex logic.…The first thing we need to do is lock down all our layers…and enter into our Actions layer,…and then choose Window,…Actions, to bring up the Actions panel.…Here I'm going to paste in a snippet from my snippets file,…and this establishes a number of different things…that we're going to use when programming our RSS display.…
The first thing I would do is…set a root variable equal to this.…This is allows us to always be able to access things…on the root timeline,…even if we're within functions of a different scope.…We can also set feedItems equal to an empty array.…So, once we bring in all of our different RSS items,…we can populate feedItems with the necessary data.…Here I'm also creating itemContainer.…ItemContainer is a createjs container.…
You can almost think of it like a group…that is able to hold other items.…So, in this case we're going to use it to hold…
- Using XML and JSON
- Setting up your Animate project
- Building a carousel container
- Applying animation
- Creating titles with dynamic text
- Ingesting external data
- Rendering images
- Automating transitions
- Designing an RSS display
- Programming the RSS display
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Dynamic Data Fundamentals
About XML and JSON1m 49s
2. Design a Web Carousel
3. Program the Web Carousel
4. Design an RSS Display
5. Program the RSS Display
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