Building Flash Web Sites For Dummies
Know your audience, plan your site, and make it both interactive and cool
Gone are the days when you could get by with a boring Web site. With Flash, you can add interactivity, video, an exciting and easy-to-navigate interface, and eye candy like custom cursors and flying text. This friendly guide makes Flash fun and easy, so you can have your site up and running in no time.
Discover how to
* Build an interface with custom buttons and menus
* Include animation and soundtracks
* Dress up your text
* Create tween animations
* Create ActionScript objects
* Test and publish your site
Part I: Building the Perfect Beast.
Chapter 1: Creating the Perfect Flash Site.
Chapter 2: Before You Build Your Site.
Part II: Fleshing Out Your Design.
Chapter 3: Creating the Interface.
Chapter 4: Getting the Word Out.
Chapter 5: Adding Site Navigation.
Chapter 6: Get a Move On and Animate the Site.
Part III: Adding Bells and Whistles.
Chapter 7: Making Your Site Interactive.
Chapter 8: Creating ActionScript Objects.
Chapter 9: Going Visual.
Chapter 10: Going Commercial.
Chapter 11: Creating Flash Eye Candy.
Part IV: Sharing Your Site with the World.
Chapter 12: Optimizing Your Site.
Chapter 13: Publishing the Site.
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 14: Ten Tips for Creating Flash Sites That Work.
Chapter 15: Ten Tips for Working with Clients.
Chapter 16: Ten Tips for Promoting the Site.
Appendix: Flash Internet Resources.