This guide allows you to learn specific Flash skills step-by-step
at your own pace. Choose from among several tutorials to develop
the skills that are most appropriate to the Flash projects you are
working on at any given time. Each lesson leads you through the
workflow for implementing a specific real-world feature or effect
in your Flash applications.
InMacromedia Flash 8: A Tutorial Guide, learn how to:
* Navigate the Flash workspace and use common document types
* Use the Flash drawing tools and create engaging graphic effects
* Use ActionScript to add interactivity and custom functionality to your documents
* Connect your Flash projects to external data sources to create data-driven applications
Powerful development and design tools require thorough and authoritative technical advice and documentation. When it comes to Macromedia Flash, no one is more authoritative than Macromedia's own development and writing teams. Now their official documentation is available to you in printed book form. As you work, keep this guide by your side for ready access to valuable information on using Flash. We've designed it so that it's easy to annotate as you progress.
Jay Armstrong and Jen deHaan are members of the staff of the Instructional Media Development team at Macromedia. The Macromedia Instructional Media Development (IMD) team is a group of technical writers, editors, and production engineers who create the technical documentation for all Macromedia products and technologies. Each product has a team of dedicated writers who document the help systems, feature descriptions, and learning paths that Macromedia customers use. Through their years of insider, hands-on product experience, the IMD team is uniquely qualified to bring you these official Macromedia-branded documentation reference guides.