Introduction

Flash is not simple, but you have mastered complex skills before this.

With this book, you should be able to learn how to create online journalism packages using graphical and interactive elements to tell a story. The goal is for you to learn a full repertoire of Flash skills using only this book and the program itself, even if you have never looked at Flash before. This book assumes you are generally comfortable using software, especially some kind of graphics program such as Photoshop; in other words, no time is wasted explaining how to open menus and select tools from a toolbar.

This book does not attempt to tell you everything about Flash. The idea is to tell you what you really need to know, in an order that makes sense. Too ...

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