Macromedia Provides Jump Start for New Flash and Dreamweaver Users
Press release from the issuing company
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 13 Macromedia, Inc. today announced the availability of the Macromedia® Flash(TM) Jump Start Kit, a free two-CD training collection with more than 150 resources and assets created to help Web designers get started using Macromedia Flash 5. The free kit is available to users who purchase Macromedia Dreamweaver® 4, Macromedia Flash 5, or any product studio containing either software. A Jump Start Kit Sampler is available today for users who want a taste of what is available in the full kit. For more information on the free Jump Start Kit, or to download the sampler, visit http://www.macromedia.com/software/flash/special/startfast/ .
The Macromedia Flash Jump Start Kit contains: the MickeyLive! Streaming video training series to quickly introduce users to the basic features of Macromedia Flash; a CD-based training session that provides a comprehensive understanding of the features; 11 customizable Macromedia Flash templates with guided tutorials created by Girlzilla for creating presentations, advertisements, advanced navigation elements, and complete Macromedia Flash sites.
Once users are ready to start creating their own Macromedia Flash content, the kit provides them with 50 premium images from PhotoDisc by Getty Images; 25 pre-built Macromedia Flash movies from Bigshot Media, Inc.; and 80 free sounds from PingPong Music. The kit also contains the digital version of the Macromedia Flash 5! Creative Web Animation book from Macromedia Press.
The kit will help Dreamweaver and HTML developers incorporate engaging Macromedia Flash content, including navigation and advanced user interface elements into their Web projects. Traditional graphic designers looking to expand their design skills to the Web can use the kit to leverage the templates and creative assets for authoring engaging Macromedia Flash content.
To receive the free Macromedia Flash Jump Start Kit in English, users will need to purchase and register Macromedia Flash 5, Dreamweaver 4, or any of the studio products in which they are offered before October 31, 2001. After registering the product online, customers will receive an e-mail that will help them complete the online fulfillment process.
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