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Adobe Flash Professional CC: Learn by Video

Video Description

This critically acclaimed training program from Adobe Press offers high-definition video to teach the fundamentals of Flash Professional CC. Experienced instructor Joseph Labrecque presents a comprehensive introduction to Flash Professional, including best practices as well as fundamental concepts of animation and interactivity. Covered topics include working with graphics, sound, tweens and masks, and exporting files to various formats, and how to work within the Creative Cloud. Crucial to the training are optimized teaching methods, practical tips, and the focus on learning by doing with project files.

Table of Contents

  1. Introducing Flash Professional CC
    1. What Is Adobe Flash Professional? 00:02:55
    2. What's New in Flash Professional CC 00:04:03
  2. Project Requirements and Design Elements
    1. Creating a Project Plan 00:01:49
    2. Best Practices 00:01:54
    3. Design Fundamentals 00:01:45
    4. Storyboarding 00:01:32
  3. Flash Professional Application Overview
    1. Welcome Screen 00:03:33
    2. Flash Professional File Types 00:05:30
    3. Application Interface Overview 00:06:40
  4. Working in Flash Professional
    1. Creating a New Document 00:04:41
    2. Working with Guides and Rulers 00:03:25
    3. Testing a Project 00:04:10
    4. Ensuring Accessibility 00:03:43
  5. Exploring Common Tools
    1. The Selection and Subselection Tools 00:03:52
    2. The Free Transform and Gradient Transform Tools 00:05:28
    3. The 3D Rotation and 3D Translation Tools 00:04:12
    4. The Pen and Anchor Point Tools 00:04:42
    5. Colors and Swatches 00:05:46
    6. The Text Tool 00:04:10
    7. The Line, Shape, and Primitive Tools 00:04:54
    8. The Pencil and Brush Tools 00:03:59
    9. The Paint Bucket and Ink Bottle Tools 00:03:11
    10. The Eraser Tool 00:03:05
  6. Importing Files
    1. Importing from Photoshop and Illustrator 00:06:30
    2. Importing Bitmap Images 00:03:09
    3. Importing Audio and Video 00:07:13
    4. Optimizing Content 00:05:50
  7. Working with Shape Assets
    1. Merge Mode vs. Object Drawing Mode 00:04:14
    2. Modifying Shapes 00:05:45
    3. Grouping Assets 00:02:44
    4. Using Break Apart 00:03:07
  8. Symbols and the Library
    1. The Flash Library 00:07:20
    2. Graphic Symbols 00:05:35
    3. Button Symbols 00:04:31
    4. Movie Clip Symbols 00:05:49
    5. Using Embedded Audio 00:04:25
    6. Embedding Fonts 00:05:17
  9. Animating in Flash Professional
    1. Frames and Labels 00:05:31
    2. Layers and Folders 00:03:31
    3. Shape Tweens 00:06:19
    4. Classic Tweens 00:05:39
    5. Motion Tweens 00:05:36
    6. Motion Presets 00:05:13
    7. Nesting Animations 00:07:37
    8. Masking 00:04:35
  10. ActionScript Basics
    1. The Actions Panel 00:06:05
    2. ActionScript Overview 00:07:24
    3. Dynamic Text Fields 00:05:55
    4. Debugging on Devices 00:07:09
    5. Troubleshooting Errors 00:05:08
  11. Publishing and Exporting Content
    1. Publishing for the Flash Player 00:03:47
    2. Publishing for AIR 00:06:37
    3. Publishing for HTML5 Canvas 00:04:14
    4. Exporting Sprite Sheets 00:04:28
    5. Exporting Video 00:03:06