Flash MX - Tutorials
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Flash is a very powerful designers tool. You will find that many professional programmers and artists use Adobe Flash applications to present their work online. Rather than sendin cards by post many people now send e-cards. Once you have mastered the basics in Flash you can make your own e-cards.
Used in conjunction with a graphics package such as Fireworks you can create interactive documents called 'swf's with animation within them. The effects you can achieve are only limted by your imagination.
You can add sound to your creations but Flash only allows you to import certain types of sound file, so see here for details.
There is a link to a glossary of terms used within 'Flash'. If you come across a term you are not used to - take a look in the glossary for guidance .
The tutorials below will further develop your basic skills. I suggest you work steadily through them in order, as later projects assume you have learnt fhow to navigate the program and perform basic tasks.
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These give you the opportunity to use a simple bit of Action Scripts and a lot of imagination and creativity - they are fun! You create a 'swf' (Originally, the term swf was used as an abbreviation for ShockWave Flash. This usage has now been changed to the backronym Small Web Format).