With the growing number of Web sites out there, Web masters must do all they can to attract and keep regular visitors. And multimedia is proving a popular method of capturing that kind of attention. This text gives multimedia designers an insight into all phases of Lingo. Lingo is the scripting language for Macromind Director, the multimedia authoring software that enables you to create presentations that feature text, graphics, sound and vision. Delivering much demanded programming guidance, the book shows how to create intelligent objects, build objects that build other objects, design intuitive navigators with memories, and design interrogators that find out what clients need. "Lingo Sorcery" should help when designing content for Web sites. Increasingly Web masters and weavers will need to exploit every resource they can lay their hands on to attract attention to their sites and inspire regular revisits. This is the book that can give content providers an important programming edge.
This book shows how to: manipulate list structures; create intelligent objects; build helper objects build objects which build other objects; make intelligent guides; design intuitive navigators with memories create advisers build information organisers design interrogators which find out what a client needs; assemble information on the fly; create objects which learn from experience build servants which anticipate user requirements.