In this hour you will begin working with animated graphics. You’ll learn the basics of animation theory and techniques as well as some of the tools you’ll use to create animations in Fireworks MX. These tools include frames, symbols, and shared layers, which can be used to aid Web site design as well as to create motion graphics.
In this hour you will
Understand the steps involved in planning an animation
Learn visual tricks and optimization techniques for Web animations
Use frames to animate graphics and organize templates
Use tweens to convert graphics into symbols for distribution
Animation is hundreds of years old, having existed even before photography. ...