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Adobe Flash CC Masterclass - Bristol

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Go from being a novice to mastering the advanced tasks in the leading interactive-design program. Join us as we show you how to take charge and become a Flash power user. Learn how to create and structure advanced visual projects. Pass the ACA exam and get qualified!

We will guide you on everything from getting started with a simple document and controlling the Flash environment all the way up to creating animations with complex motion paths. With our help, you will become confident in using the program's advanced features to produce impressive interactive visuals ready for the web. You will end the course by testing your skills in the ACA exam.

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Price: £950.00 ex VAT
Version: Adobe Flash CC
Level: Masterclass
Duration: 5 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central Bristol
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: Enquire
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Flash Masterclass Overview

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Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

This course is designed for those who are new to design and development and who want to get started with Flash.

You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

 

Flash CC Masterclass

Central Bristol

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I found the course most rewarding and the trainer was excellent. The whole experience exceeded my expectations and it took my knowledge to a whole other level.

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Flash CC Masterclass Course Outline

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

Introducing the Course
  • Understanding the course format
  • Reviewing the course objectives and prerequisites
  • Looking at the course outline
Working in Adobe Flash
  • Setting Stage dimensions
  • Working with panels and panel layouts
  • Setting preferences
  • Identifying the development cycle
  • Publishing a file
Creating and Importing Graphic Assets
  • Working with different graphic formats
  • Importing bitmap graphics
  • Importing vector graphics
  • Working with layers and layer folders
  • Using the drawing tools
  • Using object and merge drawing
  • Working with the Colour panels
  • Creating and using Graphic symbols
  • Using the Library panel
Using Text Effectively
  • Using the Text tool
  • Adding and formatting static text
  • Changing font rendering methods
  • Adding input text fields
  • Embedding fonts in input text fields
  • Using font best practices
Creating Animations
  • Working with the Timeline
  • Using keyframes, blank keyframes, and frames
  • Creating motion tweens
  • Creating shape tweens
  • Creating transition effects
  • Using animation best practices
Adding Adobe Flash ActionScript with Script Assist and Behaviors
  • Using Script Assist
  • Adding actions to a frame
  • Creating and using Button symbols
  • Adding behaviors to a button
  • Loading external Adobe Flash SWFs
Using Moving Clips
  • Creating and using Movie Clip symbols
  • Organizing a Movie Clip Timeline
  • Using actions to control a Timeline
  • Using frame labels
  • Responding to user interactions
Adding Sound and Video
  • Importing sound
  • Changing sound properties
  • Adding sound to a Timeline
  • Embedding video in a Timeline
  • Using the Adobe FLVPlayback component
Publishing Adobe Flash Documents
  • Using different publishing formats
  • Using publishing profiles
  • Adding Adobe Flash Player detection
  • Publishing for deployment
Controlling Visual Objects with Adobe Flash ActionScript
  • Using the Actions and Help panels
  • Declaring variables and their data types
  • Using the trace() function
  • Using code hinting
  • Assigning instance names and using them to assign runtime property values
  • Using the with operator
  • Introducing core properties of visual built-in classes: Movie Clip, Button, and Text Field
  • Controlling Button and Movie Clip position and visual state
  • Controlling Text Field content
  • Introducing core properties of non-visual built-in classes: Math
  • Using mathematical operators
  • Understanding data type conversion Using and Writing Functions
  • Working with Adobe Flash Player global functions
  • Converting values returned from functions and assigning them for display
  • Writing user defined functions
  • Returning, or not returning, data from a function
  • Understanding variable scope
  • Adding code within a Movie Clip symbol's own timeline
  • Introducing the this operator
  • Understanding object methods
  • Introducing core methods of visual built-in classes: Movie Clip and Text Field
  • Controlling the Movie Clip play head within its timeline
  • Loading external Movie Clip content
  • Understanding cross-domain security issues
  • Exporting and attaching Movie Clip symbol instances at runtime
  • Writing and using user defined functions to create visual content
  • Understanding depth
  • Dynamically referring to instance names and property names at runtime
Using Text, Dates, Math, and Paths
  • Controlling Text Field formatting through code
  • Creating and formatting Text Fields at runtime
  • Using Date objects
  • Working with String concatenation
  • Generating random numbers and integers using the Math class
  • Understanding relative path names
  • Controlling nested Movie Clip objects
Understanding and Handling Events
  • Understanding event driven programming
  • Working with event handler syntax
  • Moving from symbol-based to timeline-based event handling
  • Introducing core events of visual built-in classes: Button, Movie Clip, and Text Field
  • Controlling the play head within an event handler
  • Understanding the this keyword inside an event handler
  • Creating rollover effects
  • Responding to Text Field focus events
  • Calling a single function from multiple event handlers
  • Referring to a parent object from within an event handler
Managing Color, Sound, and Data with Built
  • In Classes
    • Understanding complex (aggregate) variables
    • Working with Arrays
    • Working with generic Objects
    • Transforming Movie Clip objects using Transform and Color Transform objects
    • Generating random color transformations
    • Using Sound objects
    • Creating audio feedback with event-driven sounds linked from the Library
    Making Decisions and Repeating Yourself
    • Understanding looped code
    • Using loops and arrays to attach, name, and control Movie Clip objects
    • Using loops to create, name, and control Text Fields to display data object values
    • Understanding conditional code execution
    • Surveying the comparison and logical operators
    • Using if/else comparison to toggle Movie Clip visual states
    Animating with Adobe Flash ActionScript
    • Dragging and dropping a Movie Clip object
    • Testing for collision between Movie Clip objects
    • Initializing attached Movie Clip objects
    • Using the on Enter Frame event handler
    • Controlling visual change rate
    • Testing and responding to position at runtime

    Flash CC Masterclass

    Central Bristol

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    I found the course most rewarding and the trainer was excellent. The whole experience exceeded my expectations and it took my knowledge to a whole other level.

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    What's Included

    The following are provided for your best experience on this course:

    • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
    • Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
    • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
    • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
    • Official Adobe Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
    • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
    • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
    • Pads and pens

    Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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    Further details on benefits included with this Adobe Flash CC course:

    We are an Adobe Authorised Training Centre and our trainers are Adobe Certified Instructors with years of experience teaching Flash. Get the Animation skills you need with our experienced Flash professionals.

    Included with our Flash courses is the Flash Visual Quickstart Guide provided for free to use as a post course reference resource. This is a full 300+ page manual to supplement the content covered during the course.

    Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

    After your Adobe class with XChange Training you will receive our official Adobe Authorised Training Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the Adobe Certified Flash course.

    Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.

    Flash CC Masterclass

    Central Bristol

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    Training Location

    This course is provided at the Bristol training centre located at:

    Broad Quay House
    Prince Street
    Bristol
    BS1 4DJ


    The training centre is conveniently located in central Bristol in the popular Waterfront area of the city and is easily accessible from Bristol Temple Meads.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.

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    Flash CC Masterclass

    Central Bristol

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    Send Course Details Book this training course

    I found the course most rewarding and the trainer was excellent. The whole experience exceeded my expectations and it took my knowledge to a whole other level.

    Lena Hultkvist, The Swedish Church in London, Flash ACA - 5 Day Masterclass

    Flash CC Masterclass

    Central Bristol

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    Send Course Details Book this training course

    I found the course most rewarding and the trainer was excellent. The whole experience exceeded my expectations and it took my knowledge to a whole other level.

    Lena Hultkvist, The Swedish Church in London, Flash ACA - 5 Day Masterclass

    Flash CC Masterclass

    Central Bristol

    Next available Bristol course dates

    Send Course Details Book this training course

    I found the course most rewarding and the trainer was excellent. The whole experience exceeded my expectations and it took my knowledge to a whole other level.

    Lena Hultkvist, The Swedish Church in London, Flash ACA - 5 Day Masterclass

    Testimonials

    I found the course most rewarding and the trainer was excellent. The whole experience exceeded my expectations and it took my knowledge to a whole other level.

    Lena Hultkvist, The Swedish Church in London, Flash ACA - 5 Day Masterclass

    Learnt more than expected from an intro course! Trainer made sure we got it at all stages and the small group really helped.

    Leyla Sanai, The Co-operative Group, Flash - 2 Day Introduction

    The course was totally tailored to our needs. Fabulous delivery, shame we ran out of time!

    Michelle Harrison, Greater Manchester Police, Bespoke Intermediate - 1 Day Bespoke

    The training was very effective and the key concepts of using Flash were delivered very well. The trainer quickly adapted to our specific needs.

    Aaron Singson, Idox, Flash - 2 Day Bespoke

    The instructor was very clear and constructive. Good examples to work through.

    Alex Farr, University of Portsmouth, Flash - 3 Day Introduction

    The materials provided are very good and the organisation was great.

    Kim Lewry, Royal College of Surgeons, Photoshop - 1 Day Introduction

    The course was helpful and informative but not overly taxing and complicated. I came with some understanding of HTML 'jargon' but felt it was pitched at the right level and at comfortable pace. The instructor was friendly and approachable. Overall very well done and a nice atmosphere.

    Florence Clark, Voodoo Research, HTML - 1 Day Introduction

    Size of classes are perfect. Everyone was able to ask questions and get them answered. The trainer was knowledgeable and got through a huge amount of information in an understanding way...

    Ian Alwis, Cut and Polish, Maxon Cinema 4D - 2 Day Intermediate

    Excellent. Course was tailored to our requirements, so didn't feel that any time was wasted.

    Susanna Booth, Competition Comm., InDesign - 1 Day Introduction

    Excellent training day, very knowledgeable and friendly instructor. Good to have one-to-one tuition as covered a lot of topics.

    Nadia Valkanova, Schuh, Premiere Pro - 1 Day Advanced

    Flash CC Masterclass

    Central Bristol

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    I found the course most rewarding and the trainer was excellent. The whole experience exceeded my expectations and it took my knowledge to a whole other level.

    Lena Hultkvist, The Swedish Church in London, Flash ACA - 5 Day Masterclass