Adobe Animate CC: New Features – Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning

Along with the June release of Adobe Animate CC (2017.5) today comes my new course with Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning: Adobe Animate CC: New Features!

Adobe Animate CC is the focused animation software that takes all the best tools from Flash Professional and bundles them with Creative Cloud features. In this course, learn about the enhancements in the 2017 release of Adobe Animate CC with expert Joseph Labrecque. Explore the enhanced animation tooling included in this release, including Frame Picker enhancements and ease presets for classic and shape tweens. Plus, learn about interactivity enhancements, including global JavaScript declaration, the ability to include references to external JavaScript libraries, and two new properties for HTML5 Canvas video components: mute and poster.
Duration: 30m 47s

Topics Include:

  • Enhanced animation tooling
  • Frame Picker enhancements
  • Custom ease presets for shape tweens
  • Resetting the camera position
  • Interactivity enhancements
  • Global JavaScript declaration
  • Including external JavaScript libraries

LinkedIn Learning: 
https://www.linkedin.com/learning/adobe-animate-cc-new-features-2

Lynda.com: 
https://www.lynda.com/Adobe-Animate-tutorials/Adobe-Animate-CC-New-Features/577560-2.html

Pluralsight: Animate CC Building AIR Desktop Applications

I have a new course with Pluralsight focusing on using Adobe Animate CC to write cross-platform desktop applications with Adobe AIR!

Animate CC Building AIR Desktop Applications

Have you ever wanted to design and develop fully installable, cross-platform desktop applications within a single, fun to use environment? In this course, Animate CC Building AIR Desktop Applications, you’ll learn just what you need to get started writing desktop applications with Adobe AIR and Animate CC. First, you’ll begin with an overview of the Adobe AIR runtime and how it relates to Animate CC. You’ll then proceed in designing your application layout and user interface. Next, you’ll explore how to write ActionScript code to fully realize your desktop application functionality. Finally, you’ll learn about preparing your application for publication and distribution across Windows and macOS. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a solid understanding of what Adobe AIR is and how to use Animate CC to produce useful desktop applications using this mature and stable runtime technology. Software required: Adobe Animate CC.

Check it out!

ACATestPrep: Animate CC Updates

ACATestPrep: Animate CC 2017

The full set of Flash Professional project tutorials over at ACATestPrep have been updated for Animate CC 2017! These videos target the current ACA certification exam objectives for Adobe Animate CC.

ACA Test Prep is the subscription only set of resources from brainbuffet.com. The best video tutorials for the ACA exams from the top certifying teachers in the world! Get training that’s PROVEN effective in your own classroom!

https://acatestprep.com/flash/animate-cc15/

Beginning Adobe Animate CC: Learn to Efficiently Create and Deploy Animated and Interactive Content

The new Animate CC book by Tom Green and myself has just been published by Apress!

Beginning Adobe Animate CC: Learn to Efficiently Create and Deploy Animated and Interactive Content

Use solid and practical exercises to master the fundamentals of Adobe Animate CC. This is one of the first comprehensive books on Adobe Animate CC to thoroughly examine and demonstrate how to create and deploy interactive and motion design content to mobile, tablet, and desktop screens.

Using a series of carefully developed tutorials, Beginning Adobe Animate CC will lead you from basic Animate CC document workflows to the point where you can create animations, interactive projects, and anything else using a variety of techniques. Each chapter focuses on a major aspect of Animate CC and then lets you take over with a series of “Your Turn” exercises that let you create amazing projects based on what you have learned.

Beginning Adobe Animate CC focuses on the core skill set needed to master Animate CC and while you are at it, you will be guided to the mastery of the fundamentals, such as drawing tools, movie clips, video and audio content, text, graphics, external data, components, and a solid overview of the code you need to know to take your skills to the next level.

Grab a copy from Amazon if so inclined: http://a.co/dBtLtyO

Pluralsight: Animate CC Programming

Happy to announce a new course has recently released on Pluralsight: Animate CC Programming!

This course will teach you the basics of programming Animate CC content using JavaScript, ActionScript, and even a handful more of advanced topics.

Do you know the drawing and animation tools in Adobe Animate CC but want to start using interactive elements in your projects? If so, Animate CC Programming is the perfect course for you. In this course, Animate CC Programming, you’ll learn the basics of programming in both JavaScript and ActionScript within your Animate projects. First, you’ll learn the fundamentals of programming in a general sense. Next, you’ll explore how to apply that knowledge within Animate CC itself. Following that, you’ll discover the basics of user interaction and timeline manipulation. Finally, you’ll look at some more advanced practices when working with your code. When you’re finished with this creative programming course, you’ll not only be able to apply interactive and dynamic elements to your existing Animate CC projects, but also have a foundation to build upon for even more advanced creations.
Length: 2h 21m
Published: January 20th 2017

Check it out!