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Author James Gonzalez applies his many years of Director classroom teaching experience to present this introductory tutorial on the world's most powerful digital media development tool, Adobe Director 11. Director is the tool of choice for many web designers, game developers, graphic designers and animators for creating online games, 3D product demos, CD-based kiosk presentations, web-based e-learning applications, and much, much more. Using step-by-step demonstrations and instructions, this tutorial covers the techniques and know-how necessary for creating a wide range of interactive media applications.
Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 is the industry-leading HTML editor for designing, coding, and developing websites, web pages, and web applications. Dreamweaver's flexible workspaces, clean HTML code and deep feature set have earned it a reputation as the tool of choice for Web designers and developers. In this course, VTC author, James Gonzalez applies his many years of experience teaching Dreamweaver to provide complete but clear, step-by-step demonstrations on how to use Dreamwaver CS5 to efficiently create attractive and effective web pages and sites. Work files are included.
Jump aboard Dreamweaver CS6 and learn the latest new features in Adobe's flagship web layout application. First, you'll master the Dreamweaver interface, defining sites, and handling files. Then, it's on to building a web layout from complete scratch; you'll learn how to insert text, manage graphics, insert Smart Objects, and format tables. Then, discover powerful new CSS Transition effects, as well as the new Fluid Grid Layout options. If you want to quickly get up and running with Dreamweaver CS 6, then this VTC course by author and expert Geoff Blake is exactly what you need.
This course covers how to use Dreamweaver, the world's leading Web page creation tool, to create web pages formatted with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Cascading Style Sheets are widely supported in today's modern browsers and Web designers are learning to use them in ever more powerful and creative ways. This technology enables web pages across a site to be more consistent while giving designers more control over the layout and design than straight HTML ever did. This course covers everything you will need to know to use Adobe Dreamweaver to start creating your CSS-based layouts and how to modify existing CSS pages to make them your own or to meet a set of specific design needs. If you are already a Dreamweaver user and want to learn how to use CSS to create more sophisticated page layouts and get more control over the look and consistency of your pages, then this is the resource for you. Work files are included.
Adobe Encore CS5 is the sister program that combines with the professional, real-time, digital linear, timeline based video editing software Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 to author finished projects to DVD or Blu-ray disc, or to Flash based websites. Its simplicity of use belies its powerful feature set that allows not only the creation of completed movies but also slideshow presentations. In this VTC project based course, you will not only learn essential theory behind DVD and Blu-ray disc creation, such as transcoding and bitrate budgeting, but you will also see a practical element in that you will learn how to create a project from inception to finished output. Additionally, related Encore CS5 programs such as Adobe Soundbooth and Adobe Photoshop techniques are employed so that you can adapt your project to your specific requirements. Work Files are included.
Encore CS6 is the latest update of Adobe's professional-level, industry-standard DVD and Blu-ray authoring program. It can be called an ancillary program to Adobe's Premiere Pro CS6 in that it provides a link between your videos and a finished DVD, Blu-ray disc, or Flash-based program. In this VTC course, author and expert Mark Struthers will initially cover some important considerations necessary to DVD creation before moving through many examples of real-world projects as he shows you how to create effective and fully functioning menus. This course covers all aspects of the program so that you will have the skills you need to create many different types of DVD projects.
DVD's are the fastest-growing consumer electronics product in history. However, taking advantage of the remarkable popularity of the DVD format requires mastery of the technical process of DVD creation. This is where this course comes in. VTC Author James Gonzalez provides all the information you'll need to quickly create full-featured, Hollywood style DVDs using Encore DVD 2.0, Adobe's leading DVD authoring tool. Encore has been designed from the ground up to be simple to use and to greatly streamline DVD production while still providing excellent control over your work. In this course you will learn how to author DVDs containing videos, full motion menus with audio, animated buttons, scene selectors, multiple language tracks, closed captions, subtitles and much, much more.
Adobe Fireworks CS5 is a versatile image-editing program specifically designed for creating, editing, and optimizing web graphics. In this course, VTC author James Gonzalez applies his many years of Fireworks teaching experience to provide a comprehensive review of the software's many features and capabilities. Covered topics include: creating/editing bitmap and vector images, working with text, creating image effects, creating slideshows, animations, and interactive menus, optimizing graphics for the web, exporting web pages, mobile device prototypes, CSS-based layouts, and much, much more! Work files are included.
Raster image editing, vector object manipulation, web layout options---Fireworks CS6 can handle all that and more! In this VTC course, author Geoff Blake takes a close look at Adobe's web graphics application. You'll learn how to work efficiently while handling graphic files from a variety of formats. You will learn how to build objects, layouts, and components quickly and easily. Then, you'll see what goes into building a web layout from the ground up as Geoff shows you layers, pages, hotspots, and slices. Finally, see how you can take what you've built and export it to code for use in Dreamweaver or any other code editor.
Adobe Flash is the world's leading authoring tool for creating media-rich web sites, web applications, online games, streaming audio and video presentations, animated greeting cards and much more. Learning ActionScript, Flash's internal scripting language, is the key to creating these types of engaging and interactive applications. In this course, author James Gonzalez applies his many years of Flash and ActionScript training experience to introduce the ActionScript 3.0 scripts needed to create the type of engaging and interactive Flash content expected by today's sophisticated web audiences. Work files are included.