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Flash/Animate Introduction & Intermediate -- Adobe   (public class max is 5 students)

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Course Description
Adobe® Flash® is the appropriate course for you if you need to create web pages or web page components that contain text, graphics, and animation, and that will display correctly in almost every browser on most computing platforms.

Course Objective: You will create Flash-based movies that contain graphics, text, and animations.

Target Student: A professional who wants to develop multimedia and distribute it on the web for electronic communications. Target customers are advertising agencies, marketing agencies, production houses, and design- or media-focused departments within larger corporations.

Delivery Method: Instructor led, group-paced delivery learning model with structured hands-on activities.

Performance-Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • explore the types of applications you can build, how the user interface can be used, and how to create Flash movies.
  • create and manipulate graphics in your Flash document.
  • add text and Flash components to your Flash document.
  • animate graphics using different techniques.
  • add interactivity to your Flash document using buttons.
  • work with movie clips.
  • add audio to a movie.
  • add video to a movie for creating dynamic animations in Flash.
  • publish Flash documents.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Exploring Adobe Flash 

Topic 1A: Examine Rich Internet Applications
Topic 1B: Explore the Adobe Flash Environment
Topic 1C: Produce a Flash Application File

Lesson 2: Working with Graphics

Topic 2A: Import Graphics
Topic 2B: Create Vector Graphics
Topic 2C: Modify Vector Graphics
Topic 2D: Organize Content with Layers
Topic 2E: Modify Colors
Topic 2F: Convert Graphics to Symbols
Topic 2G: Create a Mask Effect

Lesson 3: Managing Text in a Flash Document

Topic 3A: Add Text to a Flash Document
Topic 3B: Set Font Options
Topic 3C: Add Input Text Using Flash Components
Topic 3D: Apply a Skin to a Component

Lesson 4: Adding Animations to a Flash Document

Topic 4A: Create a Frame-by-Frame Animation
Topic 4B: Create a Motion Tween Animation
Topic 4C: Create a Complex Motion Tween
Topic 4D: Control the Timeline with ActionScript
Topic 4E: Create a Shape Tween Animation
Topic 4F: Animate Using Timeline Effects

Lesson 5: Adding Interactivity to Buttons

Topic 5A: Create Buttons
Topic 5B: Control Movies with Button Behaviors
Topic 5C: Create Navigation Systems

Lesson 6: Working with Movie Clips

Topic 6A: Add Interactivity with Movie Clips
Topic 6B: Create a Flash Slide Presentation
Topic 6C: Apply Effects to Movie Clips

Lesson 7: Adding Audio to a Movie

Topic 7A: Import Audio
Topic 7B: Control Sound Playback
Topic 7C: Add Sounds with Behaviors

Lesson 8: Adding Video to a Movie

Topic 8A: Encode a Video Object
Topic 8B: Create a Video Object

Lesson 9: Publishing Flash Documents

Topic 9A: Publish a Flash Document
Topic 9B: Detect the Flash Player Version