About this book
Build Your First Website with Flash MX ñ no previous experience required! Never built a website before or bored with the limitations of HTML? If so, then this book is for you! Weíll show you how to create an interactive website with all the features you could want (animation, video, sound and more) and youíll discover that building a website with Flash is both easy and fun! Practical, step-by-step instructions guide you directly through the process of achieving your goal. We wonít bore you with pages of theory that youíll never use, or examples that arenít relevant to the main task. From creating your first animations to getting your finished site on the web, youíll get concrete results and a real sense of achievement at every stage. Whatever your current knowledge, youíll finish the book with a fully functional Flash website and all the skills to build your own site! Everything you need to Build Your First Website with Flash is included on the accompanying CD, from a fully functional trial version of Flash MX (for those of you who donít already have it) to the finished version of every exercise in the book, and all of the images, sounds, and video footage that we use. As a bonus weíve also included trial versions of other web creation and image preparation tools for you to experiment with (Dreamweaver MX, Fireworks MX, Freehand 10). * Build a fully functional Flash website * Add animation, video and sound * Get your site on the web * Free technical support at Friendsofed.com * Share your ideas with your peers at Buildyourfirst.com * Free trial software on accompanying CD From the Publisher This book is for people who like to familiarise themselves with a piece of software by getting stuck in, building something, then playing with it. Go through the chapters, follow the examples and build a fully-functioning website. Then use the knowledge gained here to develop your own spell-binding Flash website. Contains a fully-functioning 30 day trial version of Macromedia Flash on CD.