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Adobe Flash CS6 Revealed, 1st Edition

  • Jim Shuman, MBA Bellevue Community College (Emeritus)
  • ISBN-10: 1133693210  |  ISBN-13: 9781133693215
  • 656 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2010
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.00
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About

Overview

ADOBE FLASH CS6 REVEALED introduces students to Adobe® Flash® CS6 Professional, the industry-standard software for developing interactive experiences on the Web, desktops, mobile devices, and tablets. Following an overview of Flash fundamentals, the text progresses to individual Flash skills, such as drawing, animation, special effects, audio, video, and others, each accompanied by a thorough yet student-friendly tutorial. Additionally, two full chapters on ActionScript 3.0 explore the Adobe programming language and its powerful effect on runtime. Packed with the features you expect from Delmar-Cengage Learning, ADOBE FLASH CS6 REVEALED includes in-text icons, end-of-chapter projects, helpful data files, and a robust suite of supplemental learning and teaching tools.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Meticulous Coverage: Leaving nothing to question, ADOBE FLASH CS6 REVEALED identifies and examines all features new to Adobe Flash CS6, enhancements to current features, and the basics of ActionScript 3.0.
  • Highlighting Icons: “New Features” icons point students to the new or enhanced functions in CS6, as well as their impact on concepts.
  • Systematic Instructions: Step-by-step descriptions and tutorials demonstrate how to create, modify, and enhance Flash files, while colorful illustrations, images, and screenshots clarify further for students.
  • Convenient Data: Available online, these data files engage readers and give them the tools they need to develop creative Flash applications.
  • Skill-Building Projects: Extensive end-of-chapter projects reinforce lessons and build critical skills when students apply them to real-world situations.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started with Adobe Flash CS6.
2. Drawing Objects in Adobe Flash.
3. Working with Symbols and Interactivity.
4. Creating Animations.
5. Creating Special Effects.
6. Preparing and Publishing Applications.
7. Importing and Modifying Graphics.
8. Building Complex Animations.
9. Using ActionScript.
10. Using ActionScript to Enhance User Experience.
11. Adding Sound and Video.
12. Planning and Developing Mobile Applications.
13. Working with Components.

What's New

  • Added Mobile Apps: A new chapter on using Flash to develop mobile applications (for smart phones and tablets) includes discussions on design consideration, app creation, use of code snippets, and testing apps on a mobile device.
  • New AIR Coverage: Updated coverage includes lessons on using Flash to develop Adobe AIR® runtime applications to deploy on personal computers, mobile devices, and televisions.

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Bundle: Text + CourseMate 1-Year Printed Access Card (6)

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  • Adobe Flash CS6 Revealed
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  • Adobe Flash CS6 Revealed
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Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

CourseMate 1-Year Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133765432 | ISBN-13: 9781133765431)

CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. This CourseMate will provide you with information on all of the new features and tools of Adobe CS software, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.

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The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, and take practice quizzes--online with CourseMate. This CourseMate will provide you with information on all of the new features and tools of Adobe CS software, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jim Shuman, MBA

Jim Shuman is Faculty Emeritus at Bellevue College in Washington, where he taught Flash and Web Development courses, and directed a team of multimedia developers and Web specialists supporting the faculty's use of technology. His industry experience includes website and application development using Flash, as well as managing a team to develop interactive courseware. He has written several textbooks on technology, including ADOBE FLASH CS6 REVEALED. In addition to an MBA, Mr. Shuman holds certification in Adobe Flash.