WEB170 - Summer 2010 Schedule

Course Timeline: June 28 – August 19, Tuesdays/Thursdays, 7:25-9:10p

 

Instructor: L.J. Bothell
Email: ljbtrainings@studiobast.com
URL: http://www.studiobast.com/sb_students/web170/

 

Week 1: June 28

Gameplan/Discussion: Intro, program basics, preferences, organization, graphics & text, imports, layers, symbols, frames, workflow, best practices.
Demos: Shapes, text, layers, symbols
Tasks: Get Book and USB Flash Drive
Reading: Chapters 1, 2, 4, 6

To Do/Assignments: Quiz 1

 

Week 2: July 5

Gameplan/Discussion: More graphics, shape tools, the library, common libraries, sounds, transforming, trace, align. Frames, timeline, frame animation, motion tweens, motion paths, shape tweens, classic tweens, onion skinning
Demos: Drawing, text, fills, transforming, basic animation
Tasks: Lesson 1 - Thursday, July 8
Reading: Chapters 3, 7, 9

To Do/Assignments:

 

Week 3: July 12

Gameplan/Discussion: Editing items, modifying imports, filters, blends, effects, working with Photoshop and Illustrator files,
Demos: Import modification, motion tweens, buttons
Tasks: Lesson 2 - Thursday, July 15
Reading: Chapters 5, 8, 9

To Do/Assignments: Assignment 1 - Tuesday, July 13

 

Week 4: July 19

Gameplan/Discussion: Basic button scripting, buttons talking to movieClips, actions, behaviors, Event handlers, controlling multiple timelines, frame actions; creating masks
Demos: Button Script, Mask Event Handler(start/stop)
Tasks: Lesson 3 - Thursday, July 22
Reading: Chapters 6, 9, 15, Also this article (debugging)

To Do/Assignments: Assignment 2 - Sunday, July 25

 

Week 5: July 26

Gameplan/Discussion: Basic web layout/layers, presets: motion, built-in tools: libraries, behaviors, components, etc.
Demos: Web Site, ToolPlay
Reading: Chapters 10, 11, 12

To Do/Assignments: Assignment 3 - Monday, August 2

 

Week 6: Aug 2

Gameplan/Discussion: Presets, libraries, plugins, components; accessibility, usability, SEO,
Demos: Simple Gallery
Reading: Chapters 11, also this article (usability/SEO)

To Do/Assignments: Assignment 4 - Sunday, August 8

 

Week 7: Aug 9

Gameplan/Discussion: Publishing, loading external content with Flash and XML, flash video, adobe media encoder; Actionscript 3.0, 3-D tools, bone tool
Demos: Publishing, exporting, Flash video; Very basic AS 3.0
Reading: Chapter 8, 13, 14, 15

To Do/Assignments: Extra Credit & Finished Redo - Thursday, August 10

 

Week 8: Aug 15

Gameplan/Discussion: Resources, future options
Demos: NONE - class work time
To Do/Assignments:Assignment 5/Final: 1-Minute Animation, due to be uploaded no later than Thursday, August 19, 3:00 pm.

FINAL GRADES AVAILABLE: Available on the SCCC website on August 15, 2010, no changes.

 

 

 
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