If you're picking up Flash for the first time with the latest MX release and want a solid tutorial, this Foundation book is for you. It assumes that you want deep, lasting knowledge that will allow you to build up your Flash skills from a solid base. The book centers on a linear tutorial that covers the core features of Flash MX. Each chapter blends theory and practice, with plentiful practical examples, and a case study that runs throughout the whole book to reinforce the learning in an integrated, real-world context. The book promises deep learning that will stick in your mind. This book caters for web designers for who are adopting Flash for the first time with Flash MX. It's based on the highly-successful and much-acclaimed Foundation Flash 5, and uses the same heavy-duty, sequential, detailed and thorough tutorial method, but it's fully updated to cover the new and enhanced features in MX. If you coming to Flash completely from scratch, this book will give you the broad and solid foundation for exploring MX's higher-end features.