16 January 2012
Previous experience working with Flash Professional is recommended. However, these articles can also help new users get up to speed on working with the Flash workspace and developing projects in ActionScript 3.
This series of articles outlines common authoring mistakes that can cause issues in your Adobe Flash Professional projects, and offers techniques you can apply to prevent them from occurring. These guidelines also show you ways to work more efficiently and so you'll encounter fewer performance problems and runtime errors.
As you read through these recommendations, find the tips that are applicable to your projects and experiment with changing your development habits. By becoming more aware of potential pitfalls, you can avoid complications and adhere to best practices when developing your own animations and applications.
If you are new to Flash Professional, you'll learn strategies and conventions that make the development process easier as you take on more complex projects. If you are an experienced Flash developer, you'll find tips to make your projects easier to maintain and update when collaborating with other developers.
One necessary skill when working with Flash Professional, among other software, is the ability to precisely click the desired object or interface item in the authoring environment:
After you read through this series of articles, or a portion thereof, I hope they will have introduced (or reminded you) of some helpful tips you can use to avoid common issues that occur when you author projects in Flash.
To improve your Flash Professional knowledge and skills, check out the following resources: