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Adobe Flash Catalyst and the Designer/Developer Workflow


Rob Huddleston

ABOUT THE MEETUP SESSSION

Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5 software is the new RIA interaction design tool for creating Rich Internet Applications. You can transform Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and Fireworks artwork into expressive, fully interactive projects without writing code, and leverage the reach and consistency of the Adobe Flash Platform. In this session Rob Huddleston (Adobe Certified Instructor and published author) will be giving us an overview of Adobe Flash Catalyst. Some of the topics will include:

Overview of Flash Platform and Catalyst’s Place in the Designer/Developer Workflow
Creating Interactive Designs
Transforming Static Artwork into Interactive Components
Using Pages and States
Smoothing Animation
Round-trip Editing with Adobe Illustrator CS5
Publishing to SWF and AIR
Adding Design-time Data
Using Layout Tools
Working with Video and Media
Integrating with Adobe Flash Builder

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Rob Huddleston has been developing web pages and applications since 1994, and has been an instructor since 1999, teaching web and graphic design to thousands of students. Rob is an Adjunct Professor in the Interactive Media program at the Art Institute of California, Sacramento. He is an Adobe Certified Instructor, Adobe Certified Expert, and Certified Developer, serves as an Adobe User Group Manager, has been named as an Adobe Community Professional for his volunteer work answering user questions in online forums. He also helps users as an expert moderator on Adobe’s Community Help system. Rob lives in Northern California with his wife and two children. Rob is the author of XML: Your visual blueprint™ for building expert websites using XML, CSS, XHTML, and XSLT; HTML, XHTML and CSS: Your visual blueprint™ for designing effective websites; Master VISUALLY: Dreamweaver CS4 and Flash CS4 Professional, ActionScript 3: Your visual blueprint™ for creating interactive projects in Flash CS4 Professional, the Flash Catalyst CS5 Bible and the forthcoming Web Design: Your visual blueprint™ for creating expert Web sites. You can visit Rob’s blog at http://www.robhuddleston.com

SESSION DATE, TIME, AND LOCATION

May 17th – 12:30 – 1:30pm Eastern – this session will be delivered online live with Adobe Acrobat Connect so you can join us from the convenience of your work office or home.

http://www.meetup.com/onlineflashplatform/

SESSION SKILL LEVEL

This session will be of interest to all levels of Flash designers and developers. Since Adobe Flash Catalyst is a new software solution, there is plenty to learn for Flash professionals of all levels.

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