Case Study 2
Star Tribune Slideshow Tool
“If I have to open up a linear Flash file and tweak stuff, that takes time. The tool takes it out of my hands and puts it back into the editor’s hands.”
Time was the problem. Not that building a slideshow took very long, but with a total of four designers working on the online edition, their availability is at a premium.
“Plus, we were reinventing the wheel every time,” said Regina McCombs. Each slideshow had a new design. So she and Dave Braunger started talking about creating a template in Flash that ...