Join Anastasia McCune for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Flash instead of HTML to build a web presence, part of Up and Running with Flash Professional.
Flash and HTML are both powerful tools for building a web presence.…They can work independently or together, so let's take a look at how they interact.…In my Exercise Files, I've opened up the file called fastLittleCars.html in a browser.…It's a very simple webpage for the fictional website Fast Little Cars.com.…As you can see, it's just got a header image, some fake navigation links on the…left, and some text.…Now, let's say I want to add a Flash piece to my website, maybe an animation, a…game or something else pertinent to my site.…
Let's say we want to add the completed version of the project for this course;…the piece called Fast Car that has a little old lady driving a red car to the webpage.…As I just showed you in the previous movie, the final published output from…Flash is a SWF file.…To have the Flash SWF appear on my page, I have to embed the SWF into my HTML. …(video playing)…And if you open up fastLittleCarsWithFlash. html, you can see that's exactly what we've got.…
We have our original HTML page, but this time with the fastCar.swf Flash…
- Choosing the type of document to work with
- Changing document settings and orientation
- Importing bitmaps and vector files
- Organizing layers
- Understanding the timeline, frames, and keyframes
- Creating shapes
- Understanding the three symbol types (graphics, buttons, and movie clips)
- Defining motion and shape tweens
- Nesting timelines
- Using effects and masks
- Working with text
- Importing and adding audio and video
- Publishing your project
Skill Level Beginner
1. The Basics of Flash
2. Introducing the Workspace
3. Creating Graphics
Transforming visual objects5m 46s
4. Understanding Symbols
5. Introducing Tweening
6. Using Effects and Masks
7. Working with Text
8. Incorporating Audio in Flash
9. Understanding ActionScript
10. Working with Video
11. Publishing a Flash Document
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