Dan Carr is owner, lead developer, and trainer for Dan Carr Design in San Francisco. With years of experience developing for Macromediaand Adobe, Dan has created a range of features available in Flash,including e-learning templates, UI components, and Developer ResourceKit extensions. Dan teaches Flash design and ActionScript classes inNorthern California and develops e-learning and web applications forthe public, as well as for Adobe product teams.

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Examine the inner workings of an application designed to display a collection of FLV files with thumbnails for easy navigation and playback.

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Learn about Adobe Media Encoder CS4, the a stand-alone video encoding application that lets you encode audio and video in a variety of distribution formats.

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Explore the Adobe CS4 product workflow and learn the fundamentals of creating mockups and interactive content.

Creating your first ActionScript 3 class

(Sep 08, 2008)

Learn how to create a "hello world" class and assign it to the main Timeline of a Flash file.

Integrating Flash content with the HTML environment

(Apr 07, 2008)

Learn how to use JavaScript to communicate between SWF and HTML elements on your web page.

Flash video template: Video presentation with navigation

(Mar 17, 2008)

Customize this Flash template to play your own video content based on user interaction.

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(Jun 25, 2007)

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Formatting text for localized Flash CS3 or CS4 projects using CSS, HTML, and ActionScript

(Jun 18, 2007)

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Flash Video Template: Video Presentation with Navigation

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Integrate a video clip with a custom background graphic and a series of navigation buttons for easy cueing.