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Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team

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Flash Catalyst is a tool for designers who want to create rich application interfaces and interactive content without authoring a single line of code. Examples include interactive ads, product guides, design portfolios, microsites, data-centric rich Internet applications (RIAs), and more.

If you’re familiar with other Adobe design tools, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Fireworks, then you’re going to really like the Flash Catalyst workflow. For example, you can design the artwork for your Flash Catalyst project using Photoshop, and then import the entire design document into Flash Catalyst. Convert the artwork and other assets into interactive components, such as navigation buttons and scroll bars. Define the different states, ...

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