Flash is one of the most engaging and innovative, and versatile technologies available-allowing the creation of pretty much anything from simple slideshows, animated banners and icons and cartoons, to rich Internet applications, Interactive videos, and dynamic user interfaces for web sites, kiosks, or DVDs. The possibilities are endless, except that now, it just got better. In 2007, Adobe released Flash CS3, boasting a whole host of new features, including fully customizable workspace, full ActionScript 3.0 support, a PSD importer, a tween-to-code animation converter, and much more. This book is all you'll need to learn Flash CS3 from the ground up, or learn about all these new features, if you already have previous Flash experience. Flash expertsTom GreenandDavid Stillertake you step-by-step through all facets of Flash CS3, with the emphasis firmly on good design techniques that you use in your own projects. You can discover more about this book, download source code, and even view video tutorials at the book's companion site:FoundationFlashCS3.com. Learn Flash design from the ground up, or just get to grips with the new features, with a series of step by step tutorials Provides an easy introduction to ActionScript 3.0 coding, but the focus is mainly kept on design Learn from the experts: written by renowned Flash designers Tom Green and David Stiller What you'll learn The ins and outs of the Flash CS3 interface How to use all of Flash CS3's essential features, such as text, graphics, and animation How to use video and sound effectively in Flash The basics of ActionScript 3.0 Building Flash user interfaces rapidly using components. How to populate a Flash movie with dynamic data such as XML. The Basics of creating Flash Lite applications (Flash for mobile devices) Using Cascading Style Sheets with Flash Optimizing and publishing your Flash movies Who this book is for This book is for both beginners who want a solid grounding in Flash CS3, and designers with previous Flash experience, who want to get up to speed with the new features.Green, Tom is the author of 'Foundation Flash for Designers ', published 2007 under ISBN 9781590598610 and ISBN 159059861X.