Foundation Flash CS3 Video by Adam ThomasFoundation Flash CS3 Video by Adam Thomas

Foundation Flash CS3 Video

byAdam Thomas, Tom Green

Paperback | March 28, 2008

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In 2003, I was in Seattle getting ready to do a presentation on Flash video at Digital Design World. Jim Heid, the conference organizer, saw the title slide of the presentation and mentioned that I might be facing a rather tough crowd. I looked out over audience members, sized them up, and told Jim I had his back covered. He said he wasn't too sure about that and pointed to the title on my screen: "QuickTime is dead." Looking out into the darkened room, I watched about 200 people in the audience open their PowerBooks; hundreds of bright white Apple logos stared back at me. It was indeed going to be a tough crowd. Nobody really expected the stranglehold that Apple, Microsoft , and Real had on the web streaming market in 2003 to be broken. Y et by spring 2005, just 18 months after that present- tion, that is exactly what happened. Those three web video delivery technologies practically v- ished and were replaced almost entirely by Flash video. This is not to say QuickTime and Windows Media are dead technologies. They aren't by a long shot, but when it comes to putting video on the Web, the Flash Player has rapidly become the only game in town. Before I get going, you have to understand how Apple, Microsoft, and Real "lost" the market.
The career of Adam Thomas can best be defined as a successful hobby. Having an early interest in computers and being mostly self-taught, he attended Humber College in Toronto, studying computer information systems. Soon after his graduation in 2001, Adam was invited back to his school to be a professor of rich media and Web development...
Title:Foundation Flash CS3 VideoFormat:PaperbackDimensions:450 pages, 23.5 × 17.8 × 0.07 inPublished:March 28, 2008Publisher:APRESS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:159059956X

ISBN - 13:9781590599563


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