Chapter 1

The Art of Animation in Flash 8

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Flash Professional 8 is the industry’s most advanced authoring environment for creating interactive animations, digital experiences and mobile content.

Animators and designers have used Flash, animations and other Flash authored content on web sites for many years now. While the content provided a rich experience for users, large file sizes often meant long download times. In response, Macromedia has introduced several advances in Flash 8 that allow for even richer content while also lowering the file size of the finished Flash project.

One of the great things that Macromedia did with Flash 8 authored ...

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