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Adobe Flash CS4: ActionScript 3.0

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In this hands-on instructor-led Flash CS 4 training course you will learn to work with Adobe’s comprehensive authoring environment with tools for working with 2D and 3D animations, sound, vector and bitmap graphics, text and video. Adobe ActionScript 3.0 is a sophisticated programming language that is totally integrated into Flash CS4 to develop rich interactive projects. The ActionScript techniques that you will learn can be used with the great design and animation tools in Flash interface to create rich interactive websites, games, elearning content, e-commerce tools and desktop applications for the Adobe AIR platform.

Course Overview

By the end of the class students will be able to:

  • Navigate the Flash Timeline
  • Work with Events and Functions
  • Create Animation with ActionScript
  • Create ActiosScript in External Files
  • Use ActionScript & Components to Load Content
  • Create Preloaders in ActionScript 3.0
  • Use Arrays and Loops in ActionScript 3.0
  • Create a Radio Button Quiz in an ActionScript File
  • Control Sound with ActionScript
  • Work with an XML Playlist
  • Use ActionScript and Components to Control Video
  • Delve Deeper into Graphics and Animation with ActionScript
  • Create Adobe AIR Applications with Flash and ActionScript


4252 – Adobe Flash CS4: Rich Content Creation or equivalent experience.

Course Outline

  • Using ActionScript

    • Add Components from the Actions Panel
    • Trace a String
    • Populate a Text Area with ActionScript
    • Store Data in Variables
  • Manipulating Components with ActionScript

    • Create an Event Handler
    • Create a Form with Interactive Components
    • Use Conditional Logic in ActionScript
  • Working with Movie Clips

    • Create a Movie Clip
    • Check for Movie Clip Collisions
    • Attach a Movie Clip from the Library Panel
  • Adding Data Using Built-in Classes

    • Create a Dynamic Text Field
    • Read Data from a Text File
  • Reusing Code with Functions

    • Streamline Code Using Built-in Functions
    • Create User-Defined Functions
    • Reference an External ActionScript File
  • Connecting to External Data

    • Examine Dynamic Content in Flash
    • Add Data to an XML File
    • Load Data from an External Data Source
    • Create Dependent Components
  • Building a Navigation System

    • Display SWFs Using Buttons
    • Add a Submenu Using Buttons
  • Managing User Data Using Forms

    • Gather User Data Using a Form
    • Create a Submit Button
    • Submit User Data