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Flash CS5/CS6: Level 1

Available Dates: Request Dates
Class Length: 1 day
Cost: $399

Class Outline:

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. 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.

Table of Contents:
Unit 1: Getting started
Topic A: Flash overview
Topic B: The Flash interface
Topic C: Getting help

Unit 2: Basic objects
Topic A: New file settings
Topic B: Library items
Topic C: Using text
Topic D: Basic shapes
Topic E: Freeform drawing and editing

Unit 3: Using the Timeline
Topic A: Layers
Topic B: Timeline basics

Unit 4: Formatting objects
Topic A: Custom colors and gradients
Topic B: Soft edges

Unit 5: Timeline animation and interactive buttons
Topic A: Frame-by-frame animation
Topic B: Motion tweening
Topic C: Movie clip animation
Topic D: Interactive buttons

Unit 6: Publishing your applications
Topic A: Accessibility
Topic B: Testing
Topic C: Publishing