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Macromedia Flash 8 Bible

Macromedia Flash 8 Bible
Author: Robert Reinhardt - Snow Dowd
ISBN 13: 9780471746768
ISBN 10: 471746762
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wiley
Publication Date: 2006-02-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 1336
List Price: $44.99

"When I'm planning the FlashBelt conference, Reinhardt is the first one I call. His knowledge reaches to the farthest corners of the software."

Dave Schroeder, Director, FlashBelt conferences; Owner, PilotVibe Music and Sound Design

If Macromedia Flash 8 can do it, you can do it too ...

Squeeze every last ounce of power from the very latest edition of Macromedia Flash with this enhanced and revised edition of the bestseller. Written by two Flash experts, this user-friendly, in-depth guide is packed with tips, expert tutorials, and hidden tricks you won't find elsewhere. Create graphics that jump off the page and make your content richly interactive. Animate, script, manipulate data, send customer data to a server, create robust apps — Flash 8 does it all. Now you can too, with this Flash reference at your side.

Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Macromedia Flash 8

  • Transform your Movie clips with new blend modes, filters, and gradients

  • Scale your artwork to perfection with a new nine-slice scaler

  • Get better looking text with crystal-clear FlashType font renderer

  • Create characters with lip-synching, walk cycles, and atmosphere

  • Understand the nuts and bolts of ActionScript code

  • Integrate and control video directly in Flash

  • Attach and bind data to components for a dynamic Web site

  • Work with Dreamweaver®, Fireworks®, ColdFusion®, Director®, and more

  • Create a game in a Flash and win

  • Make Flash movies for mobile devices

Bonus CD is loaded with sample files, custom components, and finished examples!