Books: 27

Flash, Flex & AIR

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Those creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Flash Professional CS6 choose Adobe Flash Professional CS6 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team. The 10 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working more » in Flash CS6. Readers learn what they need to know to create engaging interactive content with Flash CS6. In addition to learning the key elements of the Flash interface, including panels, timelines, and frames, readers learn how to work with graphics, create and edit symbols, modify text, add interactivity with ActionScript, and incorporate animation and sound into their projects. They also learn how to prepare and export their finished projects for publishing. This completely revised CS6 edition shows readers how to generate sprite sheets for enhanced game development workflow and deliver apps with a prepackaged Adobe AIR captive runtime for better user experience. The book also covers the new, powerful, and intuitive tools and integrated support for reaching audiences across devices that run on Android and iOS platforms by targeting the Adobe AIR 3.2 runtime. The companion DVD includes lesson files so readers can work along with the book, as well video training from Learn Adobe Flash Professional CS6 by Video. “The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.” —Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. « less
2012
If you want to design and maintain dynamic websites with Adobe Flash, this full-color book training package from expert instructors is the perfect place to start. Fifteen self-paced, step-by-step lessons are accompanied by video tutorials, and this powerful combination helps you master the basics, acquire more » essential skills, and learn what's new. Making all aspects of Flash less intimidating, this superb training tool covers topics such as using layers to build animation sequences, creating interactive web components with ActionScript, and much more. « less
2012
The Book That Should Have Been in the Box
You can build everything from simple animations to full-fledged iPhone, iPad, and Android apps with Flash CS6, but learning this complex program can be difficult - unless you have this fully updated, bestselling guide. Learn how to create gorgeous Flash effects even if you have no programming experience. more » With Flash CS6: The Missing Manual, you'll move from the basics to power-user tools with ease. « less
2012
Flex Mobile in Action teaches you to use the powerful open source Flex platform to create applications that can stretch across Apple iOS, Android, and BlackBerry devices. It focuses on practical application development techniques such as accessing native device capabilities, choosing the right architectural more » patterns, building data access models, and more. For developers new to Flex, the book provides a quick overview that will get you started in no time. As you explore Flex Mobile, you'll also learn techniques for creating compelling mobile applications. Along the way, you'll explore the tools created by Adobe and the open source community for performance monitoring, debugging, and device connections. This book assumes no prior exposure to Flex Mobile. Experience with Flex or ActionScript is useful but not required. « less
2012
Aca Edition + Certblaster (ILT)
This course introduces the basic elements and features of Flash Professional CS5 so that students can begin creating Flash applications for delivery on the Web. Students will learn how to use the Stage and the Library, create and format text, work with basic shapes, work with layers, and use the Timeline. more » They will learn how to format objects by using custom colors and gradients and by applying filters and soft edges. Next, students will create frame-by-frame, motion tween, and movie clip animations. Students will also work with interactive components such as buttons and audio controls. Finally, students will learn about accessibility options for Flash content, test the download performance of a Flash file, and publish a Flash file. This course will help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam for Flash Professional CS5. For comprehensive certification training, students should complete the Basic and Advanced courses for Flash CS5. « less
2011
The Book That Should Have Been in the Box
You can build everything from simple animations to full-fledged iOS and Android apps with Flash CS5.5, but learning this complex program can be difficult-unless you have this fully updated, bestselling guide. Learn how to create gorgeous Flash effects even if you have no programming experience. With more » Flash CS5.5: The Missing Manual, you'll move from the basics to power-user tools with ease. « less
2011
Written in a cookbook style, this book offers solutions using a recipe-based approach. Each recipe contains step-by-step instructions followed by an analysis of what was done in each task and other useful information. This Cookbook is targeted towards those with at least a basic understanding of the more » Flash Builder IDE and the Flex framework. No prior knowledge of the Facebook APIs is assumed or required. If you want to start building Flash Facebook apps quickly and effectively this is the book for you. « less
2011
Creating Android and iPhone Applications
This Wrox guide shows Flash developers how to create native applications for Android and iPhone mobile devices using Flash. Packed with practical examples, it shows how to build a variety of apps and integrate them with core mobile services such as Accelerometer, GPS, Photo Library,and more. Professional more » Flash Mobile Development: Creating Android and iPhone Applications answers the demand for Flash-capable Android and iPhone apps. « less
2011
A Designer's Guide to Visual Development
How do you transform user interface designs created in Photoshop or Illustrator into interactive web pages? It's easier than you think. This guide shows you how to use Adobe Flash Catalyst to create interactive UIs and website wireframes for Rich Internet Applications - without writing a single line more » of code. Ideal for web designers, this book introduces Flash Catalyst basics with detailed step-by-step instructions and screenshots that illustrate every part of the process. You'll learn hands-on how to turn your static design or artwork into working user interfaces that can be implemented in Flash Builder or Adobe AIR. « less
2011
Quickstart Guide for Desktop and Mobile Development
This book will present you with a full rundown of all the new features in the upcoming AIR 3.0 runtime. Along with each feature, if applicable, will be a demonstration of how to employ the new feature. There's also be a short introduction to AIR and a chapter dedicated to providing you with additional more » resources. « less
2011