Adobe Flash | AKTINA IT

Adobe Flash

  • Course Overview
  • Course Outline
  • Course Arrangements
Introduction: 

This training course is designed to teach web designers and developers how to create animations, presentations and basic applications using Adobe Flash. The course is task-based with students learning by doing. Along with covering the basics of Flash, the course focuses on best practices and design, stressing the importance of usability and performance.

Audience: 

The Adobe Flash training course will be useful for those who want to design interactive websites, rich media advertisements, instructional media, engaging presentations, games, and more.

At Course Completion: 

After completing this course you should be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Create Flash documents and test them in a browser
  • Import bitmap and vector images into Flash documents
  • Create graphics using Flash tools and commands
  • Incorporate text fields into Flash documents
  • Create Flash animations using different methods and techniques
  • Create rich Flash movies with interaction
  • Load external assets at runtime
  • Add sound and video to Flash documents
  • Publish Flash documents to meet different user needs
  • Use ActionScript in various ways in a Flash document
Prerequisites: 

To undertake this course participants require basic computer skills with the ability to manage files and folders.

Introducing Adobe Flash 

  • Course format
  • Course outline and objectives
  • Introduction to Rich Internet Applications
  • Flash software
  • The Flash Player
  • Understanding Flash documents
  • Working with the Flash workspace
  • Developing Flash documents
  • Understanding the timeline
  • Frames, keyframes, property keyframes and blank keyframes
  • Publishing documents

Images and Graphic Assets

  • Understanding image types
  • Adding image and graphic assets
  • Importing Photoshop and Illustrator images
  • Using layers
  • Using and creating vector graphics with Flash tools
  • Using Flash colour tools
  • Using graphic symbols
  • Creating mask effects
  • creating 3D objects
  • Working with object properties
  • Creating and working with patterns

Working with Text

  • Working with text assets
  • Using the Flash new text Engine
  • Using static text
  • Using TLF text objects
  • Using Input and Dynamic text
  • Adding filter effects to text
  • Understanding font issues

Animation

  • Creating animations
  • Creating frame by frame animations
  • Creating classic tween animations
  • Creating motion tween animations
  • Using the Motion Editor
  • Using Easing
  • Controlling the timeline
  • Using onion skinning
  • Using a motion guide
  • Using shape tweening

Using ActionScript

  • Adding Actionscript
  • Using Script Assist
  • Using ActionScript 2.0 & 3.0
  • Using Code Snippets
  • Creating buttons
  • Adding actions to buttons
  • Creating navigation systems
  • Using behaviours
  • Using movieclips
  • Loading external assets at runtime

Working with Movieclips

  • Working with movieclips
  • Working with movieclip properties
  • Using movieclips to build different states
  • Using events to control visual state
  • Using behaviours

Working with Sound and Video

  • Working with sound and video overview
  • Importing sound files and adding sound to documents
  • Assigning sound properties
  • Controlling sound on the timeline
  • Using actionscript to load sounds
  • using FLV and F4V
  • Embedding video
  • Using FLVPlayback components

Publishing Flash Documents

  • Publishing for the web
  • Understanding publishing settings
  • Publishing to different file formats
  • XML based XFL files
  • Publishing multiple swf files
  • Adding Flash version detection
  • What effects document size
  • Techniques for optimising Flash documents

Using Flash Best Practice

  • Structuring Flash files correctly
  • Organising the timeline correctly
  • Organising ActionScript
  • Video conventions
Dates and Times: 
June 29 - July 6
Duration (Hours): 
15
Location: 

AKTINA Training Center
20 Loukis Akritas street, 1st floor
2064 Strovolos
(behind Kykko secondary schools)

City: 
Lefkosia

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