Flash CS3: ActionScript 3 Animation & Games

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Course Description :

During this excellent Flash CS3: ActionScript 3 Animation & Games course you’ll learn to get the most out of the accessible tools in Creative Suite 3 Production Premium. This Flash CS3 course is taught by an expert who has years of experience, and heaps of insider tips and tricks to share with you! Advance your knowledge and use of ActionScript 3 by taking a specific look into Animation and Game Design. Flash CS3: ActionScript 3 Animation & Games gives you hands-on experience by building several typical games using Flash CS3 and ActionScript. In addition, you will also learn how to build your own ActionScript 3 custom class files.

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Course Description :

During this excellent Flash CS3: ActionScript 3 Animation & Games course you’ll learn to get the most out of the accessible tools in Creative Suite 3 Production Premium. This Flash CS3 course is taught by an expert who has years of experience, and heaps of insider tips and tricks to share with you! Advance your knowledge and use of ActionScript 3 by taking a specific look into Animation and Game Design. Flash CS3: ActionScript 3 Animation & Games gives you hands-on experience by building several typical games using Flash CS3 and ActionScript. In addition, you will also learn how to build your own ActionScript 3 custom class files.

Our learning material is available to students 24/7 anywhere in the world, so it’s extremely convenient. These intensive online courses are open to everyone, as long as you have an interest in the topic! We provide world-class learning led by IAP, so you can be assured that the material is high quality, accurate and up-to-date.

What skills will I gain?

  • Learn how to use the new AS3 display classes for structuring everything that appears in your Flash applications.
  • Gain insight into several animation techniques including; the EnterFrame Event, the new Timer Class, and the Transitions package, including tweens, and easing.
  • Try out the new Copy and Paste feature for animation and learn how you can bridge the gap between detailed timeline animations and ActionScript.
  • Create games using a variety of control techniques like mouse and keyboard controls as well as how to handle typical game character animations.
  • Discover strategies and structures of typical game design including how to create a shooter game, keyboard and text entry games, a tile based game, and a typical game engine.

Meet the instructor:

John Ulliman has been working in interactive digital media since 1985 starting out his career on cutting edge applications for computer modelling and animation in the Aerospace industry with a number of companies, including Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman. He started his own studio, On the Wave Visual Communications in 1991 providing 2D and 3D graphics and animations for print, video and the web. He has consulted for many software firms in the industry, including Apple, Adobe, Macromedia, Microsoft, AutoDesk, and Alias Wavefront.

John has been teaching ever since he first picked up a computer, initially on hardware and programming languages, then on technical CAD software, and currently on all the products he uses to make animation magic work. He currently offers training on products for creating 2D and 3D artwork, assembling it into animations and interactive environments, as well as products which help him edit and produce the final work – whether that might be video, TV, CD-ROM, web or print.

John is an Adobe Certified Expert and an Adobe Certified Instructor for Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, Director, Flash Video and Flash Mobile environment. He only provides training on software products that he actually uses in production, with the intention to bring as much practical experience into his classes as possible.

Course outline:

  • Module 01: The New Display List
  • Module 02: Animating With the Enter frame Event
  • Module 03: Animating With the Timer Class
  • Module 04: Using Copy & Paste Animation
  • Module 05: Using the Tween Class
  • Module 06: Creating a Physics-Based Keyboard Control Game
  • Module 07: Creating a Shooter Game with Mouse Control5
  • Module 08: Using Arrays & Custom Classes in Games
  • Module 09: Creating a Tile-Based Game

What are the requirements?

  • You must be 16 or over
  • You should have a basic understanding of English, Maths and ICT
  • You will need a computer or tablet with internet connection (or access to one)

How will I be assessed?

  • You will have one assignment. Pass mark is 65%.
  • You will only need to pay £19 for assessment.
  • You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days.

What Certification am I going to receive?

Those who successfully pass this course will be awarded a Flash CS3: ActionScript 3 Animation & Games certificate. Anyone eligible for certification will receive a free e-certificate, and printed certificate.

What careers can I get with this qualification?

This excellent Flash CS3: ActionScript 3 Animation & Games course will qualify you to be a Graphic Designer. As a Graphic Designer you can work on a freelance basis or as part of an organisation. The average salary of a Graphic Designer in the UK is £29,276, and this will go up with experience (payscale.com). With this course you could fulfil any of the following roles:

  • Animator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Web Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Game Developer
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