Chapter 6. FUN WITH IMAGES

FUN WITH IMAGES

Updated 7/2/08

Introducing image components

I had a problem writing this chapter. I found some of the components so mesmerizing that I would just stop working on the example and play with the image component just because it was fun to do. Images are incredibly engaging, and these interactive image components make images sing and dance.

There are some amazing Flex and Flash components to play with here: carousels that show a circular spinning band of images, cover flow–style layouts similar to iTunes, animated image menus, even a 3D wall of images. Come along with me on a journey through these incredible image components, ...

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