Adobe Flash Catalyst CS

( Duration: 1 Day )

The Adobe Flash Catalyst CS training course is designed to provide participants with proficiency in building engaging and interactive web environments.

By attending Adobe Flash Catalyst CS workshop, Participants will learn to:

  • Managing layers and building wireframe design
  • Developing projects
  • Creating individual and multiple user interface states
  • Previewing and publishing the completed projects to SWF and AIR applications

  • Games & application builders
  • Web designers
  • Web developers



Course Introduction


Introducing Flash Catalyst CS

  • What Flash Catalyst Is
  • Understanding Catalyst Building Blocks
  • Welcome Screen and Creating a Project
  • Flash Catalyst Interface
  • Customizing the Interface
  • Design and Code Views
  • Zooming and Navigating
  • Additional Zooming Techniques
  • Understanding Pages and States

Building a Wireframe Design

  • Planning a Project
  • Viewing the Final Result
  • Creating the Project File
  • Getting the Layout Underway
  • Adding in Components
  • Inserting Design Time Data
  • Adding in Text
  • Arranging the App Structure
  • Building the App Further
  • Creating Basic Interactions
  • Previewing the Application

Creating a New Project

  • Downloading Design Elements
  • Developing in Illustrator
  • Developing in Photoshop
  • Starting a Project in Flash Catalyst

Creating and Editing Content

  • Drawing Rectangles and Ellipses
  • Drawing Polygons and Lines
  • Selecting Objects
  • Adjusting Object Properties
  • Applying Fills
  • Applying Strokes
  • Aligning and Spacing Content
  • Grouping and Selecting
  • Stacking Order
  • Using Guides and Rulers


  • Working with Layers
  • Organizing Layers
  • Working with States
  • Moving Objects Between States
  • Importing Illustrator Content
  • Importing Photoshop Content
  • Importing Images

Inserting and Skinning Components

  • Understanding Components
  • Working with Button Elements
  • Creating Checkboxes
  • Using Radio Buttons and Radio Groups
  • Using Text Input Fields
  • Creating Horizontal and Vertical Sliders
  • Working with Toggle Buttons
  • Skinning a Button Method
  • Skinning Scroll Bars
  • Inserting a Combo Box
  • Using Drop Down Components
  • Working with Button Bars
  • Inserting a Numeric Stepper
  • Building a Custom Data List
  • Creating a Custom List
  • Adding Custom Data

Building a Project in Illustrator

  • Viewing the Completed Project
  • Setting Up the Illustrator File
  • Getting the Wireframe Underway
  • Inserting and Masking the Photo
  • Inserting Text
  • Creating the Navigation Buttons
  • Adding in Other Text Elements
  • Applying Color to the Layout
  • Applying a Bevel Effect
  • Organizing the Projects Layers
  • Beginning the Second State
  • Creating the Checkmarks
  • Creating the Toggle Buttons
  • Building the Slider
  • Creating the Navigation Buttons
  • Finalizing the Second State
  • Setting Up the Third State
  • Creating the Text Fields
  • Finishing Up the Third State
  • Beginning the Fourth State
  • Wrapping Up the Illustrator Layout

Developing the Project in Flash Catalyst

  • Importing the Illustrator Project
  • Setting Up the Applications States
  • Creating the Main Button Component
  • Duplicating the Button Component
  • Adding an Interaction to the Button
  • Creating the Checkbox Components
  • Inserting the Checkbox Components
  • Building the Toggle Buttons
  • Setting Up the Horizontal Slider
  • Building the Interface Buttons
  • Creating the Contact Info State
  • Creating the Submit State

Adding Interactions

  • A Closer Look at Interactions
  • Creating a Self-Running Interaction
  • Editing Interactions

Creating Transitions

  • Viewing the Timelines Panel
  • Creating a Smooth Transition
  • Creating a Move Transition
  • Defining a Rotate Transition

Publishing Participants Work

  • Publishing to SWF
  • Publishing to Adobe AIR


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