If your site needs video, you need this book
Now there's a single definitive source for everything Flash developers need to know to integrate cutting–edge video into a website
seamlessly. Whether your Flash skills focus on design or programming, this guide helps you with every phase from writing the project proposal to deploying finished applications. A step–by–step workflow directs you through setting up a work environment, designing applications, using ActionScript 2 and 3, Flash® Media Server 2, and every stage in between. Packed with tried–and–true solutions and detailed code examples, it's exactly what you need to deliver interactive video to your clients.
Obtain source video and optimize it for Web–based playback
Develop a site or Web application that incorporates video
Create and skin a player with Flash in both ActionScript 2 and ActionScript 3
Explore hosting requirements, server options, and streaming vs. progressive download delivery
Publish your site and enable the client to update it with automated tools
Learn how to create full–featured video players with custom–designed skins
Develop professional interactive video applications that utilize the power of ActionScript 2 and 3
and Renée Costantini
are cofounders of the digital media firm go:toGroup Inc. As technical director, Larson specializes in Flash video development and was featured as one of ten established developers in Adobe's "Flash: Ten Years, Ten Perspectives." Creative director Costantini is an expert in user interface design and usability. go:toGroup has worked with many start–ups as well as companies like Adobe, L'Oreal, and Microsoft.