This project-based guide will teach students the key techniques for working with Fireworks CS5. They'll learn how to design screen-based graphics, interfaces, and applications for any device. They'll also learn to collaborate with other Adobe Creative Suite applications to design and mock up basic Web pages or interfaces for rich Internet applications; demo a design live for a client, or export the design as an interactive PDF and email it to them. The companion CD includes the project files for students to use as they work their way through the lessons in the book.
Features and Benefits
The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe CS5 Fireworks
* Adobe Fireworks CS5 is now more powerful than ever, and the best tool for designing screen-based graphics, interfaces, and applications for any device.
* Project-based lessons show readers key techniques for working with Fireworks CS5.
* Official training series from Adobe Systems Inc., developed with the support of Adobe product experts.
Table of Contents
Lesson 1. Getting to Know the Workspace
Lesson 2. The Pages, States and Layers Panels - Fundamental workflow tools
Lesson 3. Working with Bitmap Images
Lesson 4. Working with Selections
Lesson 5. Working with Vector objects
Lesson 6. Masking
Lesson 7. Working with Text
Lesson 8. Optimizing for the Web
Lesson 9. Using Symbols
Lesson 10. Prototyping Basics
Lesson 11. Advanced Prototyping
Lesson 12. Improving your workflow
About the Authors
The Adobe Creative Team is made up of designers, writers, and editors who have extensive, real-world knowledge of and expertise in using Adobe products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams and Adobe's Instructional Communications team to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and more experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.