Adobe Edge Animate Preview 7: The Missing Manual

Want to create animated graphics for iPhone, iPad, and the Web, using familiar Adobe features? You’ve come to the right guide. Adobe Edge Animate Preview 7: The Missing Manual shows you how to build HTML5 graphics with Adobe visual tools. No programming experience? No problem. Adobe Edge Animate writes all the code for you. With this book, you’ll be designing great-looking web elements in no time.

The important stuff you need to know:

  • Get to know the workspace. Learn how Adobe Edge Animate performs its magic.
  • Create and import graphics. Make drawings with Animate’s tools, or use art you’ve designed in other programs.
  • Work with text. Build menus, label buttons, provide instructions, and perform other tasks.
  • Jump into animation. Master Animate’s elements, properties, and timeline panels.
  • Make it interactive. Use triggers and actions to give users control over their web experience.
  • Dig into JavaScript. Customize your projects by tweaking your code.

Once you purchase this book, you can stay on top of future Adobe Edge Animate Preview releases by downloading the ebook edition on for free.

Table of Contents
Part I: Working with the Stage
Chapter 1. Introducing Adobe Edge Animate
Chapter 2. Creating and Animating Art
Chapter 3. Adding and Formatting Text

Part II: Animation with Edge Animate
Chapter 4. Learning Timeline and Transition Techniques
Chapter 5. Triggering Actions
Chapter 6. Working Smart with Symbols

Part III: Edge Animate with HTML5 and JavaScript
Chapter 7. Working with Basic HTML and CSS
Chapter 8. Controlling Your Animations with JavaScript and jQuery
Chapter 9. Helpful JavaScript Tricks

Part IV: Appendixes
Appendix A. Installation and Help
Appendix B. Menu by Menu

Book Details

  • Paperback: 282 pages
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media / Pogue Press (September 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1449342000
  • ISBN-13: 978-1449342005
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