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Foundation Flash Catalyst by LordAlex Leon, Greg Goralski

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Chapter 2. Your First Flash Catalyst Project

Your First Flash Catalyst Project

What we'll cover in this chapter:

  • Bringing in a site design from Photoshop

  • Converting Photoshop assets to buttons

  • Simple animation in Catalyst

  • Simple interactions in Catalyst

Files used in this chapter:

  • musicSiteDesign.psd

  • BioAndAlbum.txt

  • sampleClip.mp3

  • thumb1.jpg, thumb2.jpg, and thumb3.jpg

Flash Catalyst is designed to let you take assets created in Photoshop or Illustrator and convert them into an interactive prototype of the final site. It allows you, for example, to take a static image and essentially tell it to act like a button. You can then control when parts of your design are visible and how they're made ...

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