Flash is an incredibly powerful program but I discovered quickly that it was a difficult program to learn. Even if you are familiar with Adobe’s layout and style, many attributes are unique to Flash and can be very frustrating to learn without help.
If you don’t own a copy of Adobe Flash, you can download a free one-month version from Adobe’s website. Click here to go to their website. It’s a fully functional version which is really nice because you can jump right in and find out what the program can do.What is Flash and what can I do with it? What is Flash anyways? What does it do? Why would I need it? This video is a very beginner’s introduction to Flash. It describes how Flash relates to the web in conjunction with HTML, CSS, and other programing languages. The video also gives examples of Flash based sites as well as simple Flash components.
Flash Interface So I have the program now, where do I start? This tutorial is a simple explanation of Flash’s interface. Stage, timeline, properties panel, and tools are pointed out with a short description.