Macromedia Flash 8 introduces many new bitmap features not previously available to Flash Player. You can apply runtime filter effects such as realistic drop shadows and bevels. You can also optimize animations by caching bitmap surfaces of complex vectors. And perhaps the neatest new feature in Flash is the Bitmap API, which enables you to work with images pixel by pixel.
In this lesson you will:
Learn about bitmap surface caching
Apply filter effects to movie clips
Apply blends to movie clips
Use the BitmapData ...