Media praise for Flash CS3: The Missing Manual
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"One of the beauties of the Missing Manuals is that there is always something new to discover and the research is quite thorough...I kept finding snippets of information, in the way of Tips or Notes, that would give just that bit extra."
-- , Bangkok Post
"What Flash CS3: The Missing Manual tries to do is create a manual that should have been included with the product, something lively and engaging that encourages you to learn Flash CS3. It shows you step-by-step instruction, but also it tries to explain why you want to do each step...As with all Missing Manual series, Flash CS3: The Missing Manual is not dry; in fact it can be quite entertaining at times. It contains all of the items that one would expect from educational material; clear and concise language, tips, tricks, workarounds and plenty of screen shots to make sure that you are doing things correctly. Flash CS3: The Missing Manual provides a clear, concise, and entertaining way to learn Flash."
-- , Blogcritics Magazine
"In this clear and concise guide, you will have hand-on instructions to help you master animations basics, creating movement between images, adding interactive features like clickable hotspots, how to liven things up with audio and video, creating useable and professional elements and templates, and so much more...Once again, both OReilly and the authors do not disappoint. The sections flowed in the same educational yet entertaining manner that has been the success of the Missing Manual series. Filled with useful and wonderfully clear language, packed with examples and detailed charts, and easy indexing, I found this book to be a dream. For every user out there, can I just thank the authors for making our search for the best guidebook easy in giving us such a useful tool!"
-- , TCM Reviews
"This book should've come in the box with Flash. Since it didn't, it's essential for any Flash programmer and any library catering to them."
-- , The Bookwatch - Computer Shelf
"Though not a reference publication, this missing manual is well organized such that you can jump in on areas that you find interesting or need help with; reading from start to finish is not required. The book is obviously written with the beginner in mind but can be useful for an intermediate like me that hasn't taken the time to learn the differences in the new version."
-- , Amazon.com
"Here in a single volume is the key to the complete Flash CS3 workflow, from the basics of animation to the process of publishing Flash files on-line. Like other books in the series this one is written to serve as the easy-to-follow product manual that every software user of a particular title would want to have at hand."
-- , The Kleper Report
"I have reviewed quite a number of Missing Manual books and I am always impressed with them. David Pogue is a Mac master and the depth of his knowledge shines through."
-- , ACT Apple User Group Incorporated