Free Trial

Safari Books Online is a digital library providing on-demand subscription access to thousands of learning resources.

Overview

Ready to dig into some Flash site design? Join award-winning trainer, artist, and designer Geoff Blake as he walks you though the process of building a Flash-based website from scratch. You’ll walk through, step-by-step, and learn how to build a complete layout beginning in Illustrator, move that layout into Flash, import Illustrator symbols, and bring in fully editable material from Photoshop. From there, learn how to build an interactive fly-out menu in Flash, how to build buttons, and even how to tie it all together with ActionScript! All this and more awaits inside Ten Ton Flash CS5.5 Power Workflow!

Subscriber Reviews

Average Rating: 5 out of 5 rating Based on 1 Rating

No Subscribers have provided a review for this video.

Table of Contents

Chapter/Selection

Time

Chapter 1: Welcome To Ten Ton Flash CS5.5 Power Workflow!

Ready For Some Flash?

Play Video

00:01:30

Reviewing the Site

Preview

00:02:23

Chapter 2: Building The Illustrator Layout

Beginning the Layout in Illustrator

Preview

00:05:02

Setting Up the Layout's Colors

Preview

00:06:35

Building the Main Layout Components

Preview

00:10:23

Setting A Stroke on An Imported Graphic

Preview

00:06:00

Positioning the Layout's Guides

Preview

00:05:52

Setting Up the Main Menu

Preview

00:06:44

Adding in the Layout's Text

Preview

00:08:47

Understanding Symbols in Illustrator

Preview

00:07:57

Building the Footer Content

Preview

00:06:47

Finishing Off the Layout

Preview

00:03:45

Preparing the Layout for Export

Preview

00:08:25

Chapter 3: Importing The Illustrator Artwork

Exporting From Illustrator

Preview

00:04:52

Checking Out Flash's Redesigned New Document Dialog

Preview

00:02:50

Importing the Layout into Flash

Preview

00:06:07

Looking at How Flash Handled the Import

Preview

00:05:29

Setting the Auto-Save Option

Preview

00:03:58

Using Auto-Recovery

Preview

00:05:06

Organizing the Library

Preview

00:07:18

Sharing Assets Between Projects

Play Video

00:06:50

Flashs New Layer Features

Preview

00:02:41

Chapter 4: Creating Simple Rollover Effects

Building an Animated Rollover pt. 1

Preview

00:05:57

Building an Animated Rollover pt. 2

Preview

00:10:07

Animating the Footer Rollovers

Preview

00:06:04

Code Snippets for AIR and Mobile

Preview

00:05:40

Chapter 5: Building Animated Menus

Getting Started with Menu Infrastructure

Preview

00:05:57

Inserting Frame Labels And ActionScript

Preview

00:05:21

Constructing And Masking Out the Submenu

Preview

00:12:26

Building the Menu Reset And Testing

Play Video

00:05:47

Adding More Dropdown Menus And Setting Hyperlinks

Preview

00:09:03

Chapter 6: Publishing

Caching And Exporting Instances

Preview

00:03:57

Resizing Movies and Content

Preview

00:04:11

Viewing the New Publish Dialog

Preview

00:02:52

Publishing to AIR for iOS

Preview

00:02:29

Publishing to AIR for Android

Preview

00:04:09

Chapter 7: Wrap Up

Final Thoughts

Preview

00:01:05

Closing Credits

Preview

00:00:36