Adobe Director 11.5: Intermediate

2 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum
Code MT184

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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

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