Adobe Director 11.5: Intermediate

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum
Code MT184

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


Building on the Adobe Director Fundamentals course, this two day Adobe authorised course is designed to enable designers and web content producers to utilise the power of Lingo and to understand the essentials of working in 3D in Director.

Whether you are building online entertainment, interactive product demonstrations or e-learning content, this course is designed to give you the skills and flexibility to get the most from Adobe Director.

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Introduction to using Lingo and JavaScript (11 topics)

  • Different Lingo/JavaScript scripts: cast, sprite, frame and movie scripts
  • When to use different scripts
  • Testing scripts
  • Event handlers and variables
  • Handlers and handler hierarchy
  • Detecting and logging events
  • Custom handlers
  • The Object Inspector
  • Local and global variables
  • Understanding event hierarchies
  • De-bugging scripts

Animating with Lingo/JavaScript (1 topic)

  • Using operators and conditions

Using Lingo to control video (2 topics)

  • Quicktime sprite properties
  • Finding available commands

Movie in a Window (MIAW) (1 topic)

  • Sending instructions to a MIAW

Using Xtras (3 topics)

  • Third party Xtras
  • FileIO Xtra (creating and accessing external files)
  • Creating OS style custom menus

Working in 3D (5 topics)

  • Importing a 3D model
  • Using 3D behaviours
  • Installing and using 3DPI
  • Identifying models and their properties
  • DirectX9 support

Creating a Shockwave game (4 topics)

  • Using random scripts
  • Collision detection
  • Using variables to store and retrieve values
  • Using dynamic text fields to display scores

Getting more from Lingo (3 topics)

  • Using behaviours
  • Assigning properties to behaviours
  • Creating custom handlers

Working with lists (3 topics)

  • Using lists and multiple casts
  • Databases and lists
  • Using a list database


Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor .

  • Adobe Director 11.5 Fundamentals

    2-day Adobe Director Fundamentals Course - Provides knowledge and hands-on experience required to build media sequences for both the web and CD-ROM

    2 Day Course Hands On Training Official Curriculum Course Code MT183
    Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online

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