What You Will Learn


In the course of completing the lessons in this book you'll learn the skills necessary to create many different types of multimedia applications for both CD/DVD-ROM and Web delivery.

By the end of this course, you'll be able to:

  • Navigate and use Director's development environment and its toolset

  • Use casts and cast members effectively

  • Create sprite animation using both keyframe techniques and programmatic techniques

  • Add and control sounds within your movies

  • Use various video formats such as DVD, QuickTime, and Windows Media, among others

  • Write and understand basic Lingo, Director's object-oriented scripting language

  • Use Flash movies as assets within your Director applications

  • Create dialog boxes using another Director movie running in a window

  • Use imaging Lingo to draw dynamic graphs and images

  • Publish your projects to CD and/or the Web

  • Filter keyboard input and allow keyboard control

  • Detect basic collisions in both 2D and 3D

  • Use object-oriented programming techniques to simplify your projects

  • Use databases for storage and retrieval

  • Identify potential problems and use Director's debugger



Macromedia Director MX 2004. Training from the Source
Macromedia Director MX 2004: Training from the Source
ISBN: 0321223659
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2003
Pages: 166
Authors: Dave Mennenoh

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