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HTML5 for Flash Developers by Matt Fisher

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Generating sprite sheets in Flash Professional CS6

If you ever intend to port or copy some of your pre-existing Flash-based timeline animations to a HTML5 project, you are going to have to do some conversion of your own. As you have seen in the examples in this book, timeline animations just don't exist in the HTML5 stack. Therefore, you will need to convert the animation sequence into a new format that can be displayed properly on the Web. One of the easiest options is converting the animation into a video file and using the <video> tag element to play it back. Unfortunately, converting bitmap or vector assets into a video file that can properly be played back on the Web will result in a ton of quality loss. To top that off, the video playback ...

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