The Essential Guide to Flash CS4 with ActionScript

  • Authors
  • Paul Milbourne
  • Chris Kaplan
  • Michael Oliver
  • Serge Jespers

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxx
  2. Basics

  3. Animation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 123-123
    2. Pages 125-157
  4. Actionscript

  5. Additional User Interfaces

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 319-319
    2. Pages 351-375
  6. Enhanced Media Development

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 377-377
  7. Preparing Your Project for Deployment

  8. Back Matter
    Pages 521-538

About this book


For any professional designer or developer working in the world of web technologies or multimedia, Flash is the must-have application, and knowing how to use it effectively is vital. Add in ActionScript 3.0, and Flash becomes an even more powerful tool for the development of high-performance web applications.

The Essential Guide to Flash CS4 with ActionScript introduces and explores the possibilities available to you by using Flash CS4. You will learn the basics of Flash's working environment and, using a step-by-step approach, work through the features of Flash and ActionScript needed to quickly achieve results. From navigating the interface to using graphic tools to write scripts and troubleshoot, you'll master deploying highly interactive applications with rich audio, video, and animation.

Written for the beginning-to-intermediate Flash user, this book uses complete examples that highlight best practices that you can apply to your daily work as a developer or designer in today's rich media world.


Adobe Animation Audio Flash XML management multimedia performance programming technology video

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