From the Back Cover
Written by a trio of interactive design pros and published by the folks behind the software, this guide is the place to turn when you¹re ready to move beyond the manual and leverage all of Flash MX 2004¹s power to solve real-world problems. Through a combination of straightforward explanations and hands-on exercises, you¹ll learn about such key topics as accessing external data sources, publishing in various formats, and creating elegant and effective ActionScripts. Best of all, the authors share their inside knowledge of Flash MX 2004¹s newest features: essential ActionScript 2.0 commands and standards, expanded support for rich media, a streamlined user interface, new Timeline Effects and Behaviors, and more. The companion CD includes all of the files you need to complete the book¹s lessons. So what are you waiting for? Get this book and start getting flashy with your dynamic, interactive Web sites.
About the Author
Shawn Pucknell is the cofounder of Ten Plus One Communications Inc., serving clients such as CBC, TVO, ATI, Fuji films, Mercedes-Benz, Virgin Records, Four Seasons Hotels, Pfizer, Compaq, and the PC party of Ontario. He is also the founder and president of FlashinTO, the Toronto Flash user group. Brian Hogg is a Flash developer at Ten Plus One. He maintains Mrhogg.com, a flash resource site. Craig Swann is founder of CRASH!MEDIA Corp., an award-winning, Toronto-based interactive design agency which has produced flash work for such notable brands as Intel, Coca-Cola, Miller Brewing, Calvin Klein/Maverick Records, Bacardi, Alliance Atlantis, CBC and YTV.