This appendix provides information on the contents of the CD-ROM that accompanies this book, and the system requirements for using the sample files and trial applications that enhance the text content of the book.
For the latest version of this appendix, including any late-breaking updates, please refer to the
ReadMe file located in the root directory of the CD-ROM.
If your CD-ROM is missing from the book when you purchase it, return it to the store where you bought it and get a copy of the book that has a CD-ROM included. If you lose or damage your CD or it gets stolen, your best option is to contact the publisher (Wiley) and tell them your story — they may be able to help you, but there are no guarantees that you'll get a free replacement. The phone and e-mail contact info for Wiley Publishing is provided at the end of this appendix. You can also find more info about what to do about missing CD-ROMs online at
Here is what you will find on the CD-ROM:
Example .swf and .fla files
Source files for step-by-step exercises
Tips for installing and using plug-ins and applications
A listing of relevant applications and software trials
Before loading up the CD-ROM, make sure that your computer meets the minimum system requirements listed in this section. If your computer doesn't match up to most of these requirements, you may have a problem using the contents of the CD-ROM.
For Windows 2000 ...