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Exta Credit Assignment

As I mentioned in class, you will have the chance to re-submit your first or second banner as an extra credit assignment. This extra credit assignment will be worth UP TO 30 PTS (or 60 PTS if you submit both). So, … Continue reading

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Multitasking

This funny “demotivator” from despair.com underline a very serious issue. We all like to think that multitasking makes us more efficient and lets us accomplish more, but in reality the opposite is true. Multitasking, especially media multitasking distracts us and … Continue reading

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Problematic Clients to Avoid

Clients are your lifeline. You need clients as a freelancer to survive. Some clients, however, are trying to suck the life out of you. In this humorous, but true article, Samar Owais from Hongkiat.com talks about 11 types of clients … Continue reading

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For Loop Examples

For loops are an amazing resource in Flash: while they may be intimidating at first, they really speed up coding and allow you to create complex designs with a few lines of code.They are perfect for creating repeating patterns, for … Continue reading

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A quick Cheat Sheet

To help you study for the midterm, I put together a quick cheat sheet with some of the most important concept in AS3. It includes a few things we have not done jet, mainly classes, but it is a good … Continue reading

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Basic Flash Practice

We will start learning about ActionScript tomorrow, so today I want you to practice  the basic animation tools we have seen so far. I have attached a swf I would like you to recreate. The quality of the graphics don’t … Continue reading

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Animation Resources

Chris Georgenes, the author for your book, is an amazing illustrator / animator. Beside writing your book, he has quite a few other resources online that can be useful as you are getting your feet wet in animation. • Main … Continue reading

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Sample Rough

I am expecting some detailed computer roughs for your three banners/ads. You need to turn in at least one storyboard for EACH banner, in pdf format. The storyboard will include two/three frames for the collapsed, animated part and two/ three … Continue reading

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3Rich media Ads for Mobile Devices

Rich media ads are not only for browsers anymore. A lot of internet users now expect to be entertained, even as they look at ads. Bringing the rich media ad experience to mobile phones, therefore, is really a great idea. … Continue reading

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A Good Business Site

There are many online resources for web development out there, but it is also important to bookmark sites that deals with the business side of things. Creatives are not always the best business people, so every little thing helps. This … Continue reading

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