Flash MX 2004 Beyond the Basics with Shane Rebenschied is a movie-based tutorial that takes you 'Beyond the Basics' with Macromedia Flash MX 2004. During the course of this tutorial, you will learn intermediate to advanced level Macromedia Flash techniques by constructing a Web site entirely within Flash MX 2004. You will learn how to make a Web site dynamic and easy to update by loading external text and images, styling text with a combination of HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), building a dynamic slideshow, creating a preloader, a feedback form, and more, all using the latest ActionScript techniques in Flash MX 2004. This tutorial is right for those who know Flash but feel uncertain about the strategies and workflow related to creating a finished presentation or web site. Exercise files accompany the training, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.
(Note: this product was previously named Intermediate Macromedia Flash MX 2004)
The site construction srocess Integrating graphics Basic ActionScript terminology Using the new MovieClipLoader class Using the LoadVars class Building scrollable text Creating a Flash plug-in detector Building a dynamic slideshow Building a preloader Feedback form Interactive navigation