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Adobe Flash CS4 Professional How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques by Mark Schaeffer

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Introduction

Adobe Flash is a single program with multiple personalities. It’s an animation studio that’s used not only to make small things move on computer screens, but also to create many of the full-length cartoons you see on TV. It’s a multimedia authoring environment that combines text, photographs, sound, animation, and video into projects that may be artistic, entertaining, informative, or all three. It’s a software development platform that allows programmers to create the powerful but easy-to-use applications that you see all over the Web. It’s a friendly, intuitive program that was originally designed for anyone to use, but has evolved into a complex, professional-level tool for seasoned designers and developers.

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