Creating a Portfolio Web Site Using Flash CS4 Professional

with Paul Trani
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Creating a Portfolio Web Site Using Flash CS4 Professional
Video duration: 0s 4h 4m Intermediate


Flash and ActionScript are ideal for creating flexible, easily updatable web sites that are both unique in design and small in file size. In Creating a Portfolio Web Site Using Flash CS4 Professional, Adobe Certified Instructor Paul Trani shows how to exploit Flash to create a web site that showcases work to clients and prospective employers. Find out how to add dynamic navigation, animation, and video to a page, and how to load, sort and display XML that enables portfolio content to be updated without opening Flash. This course is designed to take your existing tweening skills and gotoAndPlay code and walk away with a fully functional Flash site. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Optimizing and publishing a Flash web site
  • Designing a professional photo or video portfolio
  • Adding button interactivity
  • Adding functionality to portfolio thumbnails
  • Displaying content with XML
  • Adding audio to portfolio presentations
Flash Professional


(bright, upbeat music) - Hello, my name is Paul Trani, and welcome to creating a portfolio web site with Flash CS4 Professional. Now, are you interested in creating a web site to show off your work? Then this course is for you. I'm gonna be really walking you through all of the ins and outs of how to create a robust flexible portfolio web site in Flash from the ground up. I'll show you how to incorporate good web design principles, how to create a user-friendly site, including dynamic navigation, eye-catching transitions, multiple content sections, sound, to bring your site to life, and, of course, I'll show you how to display an unlimited number of images compete with supporting text and links.

Or what if you want to show off some of your video or film work? No problem, because you'll also see how to create a video portfolio. I'll even include some of my bonus sites that you can take and modify to your liking. Now let's get started creating a portfolio web site in Flash CS4 Professional.

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