Course Descriptions

Advanced Flash Class

What You Will Learn

This class explores features of Flash used to add interactivity, programmable results and sound to a Flash movie. Class discussion and exercises cover —

  • What a movie clip symbol is, what can be included in one, and when they should be used,
  • Use of the "Set Property" action to specify the position, size and other attributes of an instance of a symbol,
  • What variables are and how to use them, for example, to keep score in a game,
  • How to use the "If" function to program conditional actions in a movie,
  • When to use the "Tell Target" action and how to specify the target and designate the actions you want to send to the target,
  • How to use the "Drag Movie Clip" action to enable users to position symbols with the mouse,
  • Performing numerical calculations in Flash,
  • The creation of drop down menus, and
  • How to synchronize sounds with frames.

6 hours, $260 (available for Windows and Macintosh)
Purchase with Flash class for discounted package price of $430.

Training Format

  • Live trainer in room — not on-line or remote learning,
  • Exercise-based, hands-on classroom instruction,
  • Emphasis on questions and student participation,
  • Small size (limited to 8), personal attention.

Class Location

Dates and Registration


A working knowledge of Flash, including use of the timeline, creation of scenes and graphic and button symbols, and motion tweening. Familiarity with basic scripting concepts is also useful.

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Advanced Flash Course Outline, Updated April 19, 2015.