Friday, February 19, 2010 Creating A Portflio Web Site Using Flash CS4 Professional DVD Creating A Portflio Web Site Using Flash CS4 Professional DVD Creating A Portflio Web Site Using Flash CS4 Professional DVD | 991 MB

Flash and ActionScript are ideal for creating flexible, easily updatable web sites that are both unique in design and small in file size. In Creating a Portfolio Web Site Using Flash CS4 Professional, Adobe Certified Instructor Paul Trani shows how to exploit Flash to create a web site that showcases work to clients and prospective employers. Find out how to add dynamic navigation, animation, and video to a page, and how to load, sort and display XML that enables portfolio content to be updated without opening Flash. This course is designed to take your existing tweening skills and gotoAndPlay code and walk away with a fully functional Flash site. Exercise files accompany the course.

1. Getting Started
Understanding web design
Creating a Flash file
Importing a design from Photoshop
Optimizing the design

2. Creating a Unique Web Experience
Dynamically loading an image
Loading random images

3. Adding Navigation
Creating menu buttons
Adding functionality to buttons
Adding navigation
Creating transitions
Simplifying code

4. Creating Sections
Creating web site sections
Dynamically loading sections
Linking to web sites and email addresses

5. Creating a Portfolio
Setting up a portfolio
Adding functionality to thumbnails
Allowing for unlimited thumbnails

6. Making a Flexible Portfolio
Benefits of using XML
Loading XML content
Sorting XML content
Displaying XML content
Using XML to create thumbnails
Displaying content with thumbnails

7. Creating a Video Portfolio
Creating and importing video
Adding a Full Screen button
Creating custom video controls
Adding functionality to video thumbnails

8. Adding Audio
Adding audio to buttons
Adding audio to dynamically created buttons

9. Completing the Web Site
Applying professional transitions
Creating a preloader
Publishing a web site

10. Bonus Sites
Reviewing the "corporate" Flash site
Reviewing the "artistic" Flash site

System Requirements

To enjoy videos at, you will need a minimum screen resolution of 1024X768 and the following software installed on your computer:

* Internet Explorer 6.0 or above, Firefox 3.0 or above, or Safari 2.0 or above.
(Users of 64-bit Internet Explorer 7, please try a different browser)
* JavaScript and Cookies must also be enabled.
* Apple QuickTime 7.5 or above. (Mac Safari users please download QuickTime 7.5.5 or newer to avoid problems with captioning)
* Microsoft Windows XP SP2, Microsoft Windows Vista, Macintosh OS X or Linux.
* Windows Media Player version 10 or higher.