Last week we created an intro animation that users will see before they get to our website. Now we need to make it work by adding these elements:
- a pre-loader at the beginning of the intro movie (we will look at a couple options)
- a button to skip the intro and go straight to the website
- the code to load the actual website once the intro movie is finished
Lynda.com – You can get even more information on how to do these important Flash techniques from the Lynda.com video tutorials that are available to you. I recommend watching the series by Paul Trani, "Creating a First Flash Website with Flash Professional CS5". It is a great series of videos for beginners and he covers all of the necessary pieces to get started with Flash CS5.
Week 8 Assignment – Create a pre-loader to pre-load the intro movie and then pre-load the actual website homepage. Go here for my video tutorial on this assignment: Create a Preloader in Flash CS5
Turning it in:
Due Date: End of Week9
You will need to zip your entire web site folder with all the files, and send it to me as an email attachment.