Adobe MAX 2016 Resources

With Adobe MAX 2016 concluded, I’ve pulled together a number of resources from my own sessions on Animate CC and the SWF file format and also some important information from Adobe around Flash Player and AIR. I had a great time at MAX this year and it seems most everyone else did too. Great to be able to share Animate CC workflows with lab attendees, connect with the greater education and professional communities, and have fabulous conversations with new attendees as well! Incidentally, Adobe MAX 2017 will be held October 16–20, 2017 at The Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada! Adobe Animate CC: Introduction

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Lynda.com – Animate CC 2017: New Features

Animate CC 2017: New Features with Joseph Labrecque is now available at Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning! The new Adobe Animate is here and better than ever. Join Joseph Labrecque for a tour of the new features in Adobe Animate CC 2017, the keyframe-based animation software formerly known as Flash Professional. Learn about the new Camera tool for more expressive storytelling, vector brush creation and management, HTML5 components for interface design and video playback, publishing enhancements such as a completely rewritten Animated GIF generator, and smaller but no less impressive workflow enhancements like the ability to share symbols and entire animations

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Pluralsight – Animate CC Mobile App Development

Following the release of Animate CC Game Development on Pluralsight a few weeks back… comes the re-publication of another Train Simple course – Animate CC Mobile App Development! In this course, you will see how to take advantage of mobile device hardware using new API’s in ActionScript 3.0. You’ll see how you can produce apps and publish them for mobile devices. Software required: Animate CC. By the way… with Adobe AIR 24 in beta… we can now target AppleTV – and many things in this course do apply!!! Check it out!

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Pluralsight – Animate CC Game Development

This course was previously released on Train Simple… who were acquired by Pluralsight earlier this year… so now it’s on Pluralsight as well! In this course, you are going to learn how to design and develop web-based games for HTML5 Canvas using Adobe Animate CC. You are going to look at the entire game development process, including building the game world and environment, devising core game mechanics, creating a multi-state, interactive player sprite, along with a set of obstacles and rewards. You’ll also integrate audio into your game and build out a start screen and game interface to supply user

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