"Exploring Adobe Flash CS5" offers an in-depth, design-driven introduction to Adobe's industry-standard 3D animation and multimedia software program, with its rich features and tool sets, widely used today by designers, developers, animators, educators, and students. At an introductory level, the book explains the primary applications of the program: graphics, animation, interactive authoring, and audio and video integration. Each lesson builds reader understanding of all that Adobe Flash has to offer while providing an opportunity to explore each of these application areas individually as well as in the context of a complete project or interactive experience. By the end of the text, readers can design their own Adobe Flash web sites, movies, and presentations, complete with graphics, animation, text, and interactive events such as buttons and video and audio playback. Interweaving design concepts with valuable advice from professionals in the field, "Exploring Adobe Flash CS5" delivers a practical, results-oriented approach to learning Flash.