Macromedia Flash 5 is the professional standard for producing high-impact Web experiences and is used by over half a million Web authors world-wide. The user base is diverse consisting in the main of professional Web designers, computer artists, programmers, ad agency art directors and computer arts students. These users now consider Flash to be their number one authoring tool of choice to create and deliver compact, fast and beautiful vector-based graphics and animation for the Web. Whether you're a new Flash user or a seasoned professional, this title offers illustrated, step-by-step lessons designed to quickly get you up and running. Includes modular, bite-sized lesson design, two-colour presentation, hundreds of screen shots.