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Flash Animation Online Usage in Websites

By: Sukesh Jakharia at SPINX Web Design

Submitted on Wed, Mar 18th, 2009 5:40 am

Website development involves detailed knowledge of programming languages and programs that can be used for the process. Sometimes these programs can be complex, simple yet entertaining.

Flash application enables usage of diversified programs for simple websites to gaming sites. This is highly technical animation software used along with mainly vector and other significant graphic programs. One can come across this animation all over world wide web.

The flash designer uses different types of tools for quality animation creation. Two of the most important tools used in flash animation are timeline and canvas. The latter tool helps in designing of animation.

The specialty of animation is, it operates on the total number of frames designated on the timeline. Depending upon whether the designer wants slower or faster animation framerate can be decided upon and changed accordingly.

For some it may sound little confusing but gets easier with time and faster. Coding can be said as somewhat difficult process. For instance you install a ball on the web page that moves and changes in color when a user manipulates it, such animation needs proper coding without with such motion cannot be achieved.

In technical language flash coding is also known as 'ActionScript'. Although it is a different coding language but not totally different from other languages. This language has the capability to detect even smallest of errors in and can lead to failing of entire script operating.

Scripting has to be perfect in case of flash website designing to set it properly on Internet.One of the best feature of flash is that it can be combined with HTML sites and these sites can be combined with flash. You can find many websites with mouse-click, mouse-unclick and mouse-over events. The following events are highly useful in for making flash complex animations much simpler.

For viewing flash on their PC one has to download it. The total download time is not much due to add-ons like Acrobat reader, Java and Quicktime. A well qualified programmer is well aware of the procedure of solving problem associated with Flash component when its not able to download.

Having good knowledge about CSS and HTML helps a lot for flash website designing. Some programmers develop flash sites without using HTML and use the ActionScript language, but it has its own drawbacks like the roadblocks would lead to problems for the programmers as well as clients.

About the Author

Sukesh Jakharia
SPINX Web Design
SPINX INC. - A Leading Website Design and Development Company in Los Angeles

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