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ED7141 - Animation for the Web II: More Adobe Flash


Now that you are familiar with the Flash environment and simple animation, here's where you learn to add more multimedia elements to your Flash movies - see how to use a mask to control the view of a graphic, add sounds, add video, use ActionScript to better control your movies, create an email form and a preloader (a short animation indicating that the main movie is loading). Expand your experience with the Adobe Flash application. Click the Syllabus link below for textbook information.

Prerequisites: ED7140 Introduction to Animation for the Web Using Adobe Flash or equivalent experience (with instructor's permission.)

Syllabus (pdf file)

Interactive Syllabus

First Night Pre-class Activity: Click here to access an online student information form for this course. Please enter your information. Make sure to click the "Submit" button only once.

Materials Needed: Please bring a Flash drive or external hard drive to class to back up and transport your class files and work..

Texts of Interest

Perkins, Todd. Adobe Flash CS3 | PeachPit Press, Berkley, CA, 2008. ISBN 978-0-321-50983-3.

Veer, E.A. Vander & Gover, Chris. Flash CS3 - The Missing Manual. Pogue Press/O'Reilly, Sebastopol, CA, 2007. ISBN 978-0-596-51044-2.

Flash Tutorials Plus

Other Resources

Just for Fun:

Student Projects - Adobe CS3 Flash 9

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