This class covers the basics of developing Flash movies, such as getting around in the Flash workspace, creating text and graphics, and animating objects on the Flash movie stage. Other topics include: making interactive buttons with ActionScript 3.0, Flash's powerful programming language, using sound and digital video in Flash movies, creating and animating 3-D objects, syncing sounds with animations, inserting special effects, and publishing Flash movies to the Internet. Requirements: Adobe Flash Pro CS4 Windows or Adobe Flash Pro Mac, Adobe Flash Pro CS4 Windows Upgrade or Adobe Flash Pro Mac Upgrade, or any Adobe Creative Suite bundle containing Adobe Flash CS4 are all acceptable (software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins); Microsoft Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 or Mac OS 10.4, Mac OS 10.5 or Mac OS 10.6; Internet access, e-mail, the Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari or Mozilla Firefox Web browser, and the Adobe Flash and PDF plug-ins (two free and simple downloads you obtain at http://www.adobe.com/downloads by clicking Get Adobe Flash Player and Get Adobe Reader). Prerequisites: Basic PC knowledge and software installation skills.
Continuing Education Level
Continuing Ed - Open Classes