In this second part of the Flash 101 introductory tutorial series explains a few other basic concepts such as symbols, frames and the library. It also illustrates the process of exporting a Flash movie and embedding it into a Web page.
Macromedia's ubiquitous vector-based animation file format, Flash, is used in a large number of the most cutting-edge web sites today. This article covers techniques for basic tweening and preloading within the Flash authoring environment.
Aimed at people very new to Flash, this article takes you through the creation of a simple animation. Once you've finished reading, you'll have a basic understanding of how the program works and how to use its principal functions. You'll also be able to test your movie and mount it on a Web page.