Adobe Fireworks CS6
Adobe Fireworks is a professional imaging application that combines vector and bitmap imaging technologies and techniques in a single graphics application. This unique approach to imaging is due to the specific focus of Fireworks, Which is creating and manipulating screen graphics for the web or for other screen based tools such as mobile applications or Adobe Flash products. Firework is a tool that lets you easily create, edit, or alter graphics and designs. Firework helps you create beautiful designs for websites and mobile applications in a snap without writing code.
Who uses Adobe Fireworks?
Firework is made for web designers for rapidly creating website prototypes and application interfaces. Adobe Fireworks is a powerful graphic design application that is used by many professional Web and graphic designers, UX designers (User Experience designers), illustrators and visual artists. Firework was built from the ground up for UI and screen design, every single feature in it is intended specifically to help the UI designer. For Illustrators and visual artist Firework has powerful vector tools which are used by them to create the simplest of wireframes to the most complex of screen graphics, illustrations, icons, and full page designs and comps, and export the entire page or just selections as optimized bitmaps or SVG, without ever needing to switch to another application.
This course covers many new features in Adobe Fireworks, such as CSS3 properties extraction, jQuery Mobile theming, enhancements to the Properties panel, the Common Library, templates, and the Styles panel.
An overview of the Adobe interface is covered in the first lesson, where you will learn how to configure the panels and document windows in Fireworks to suit your workflow. You will learn how to edit bitmap images and work with vector paths to create web interfaces. You will learn how to create and edit symbols, a powerful feature of Fireworks, and how to use such rapid prototyping tools as Master pages, shared layers, pages and states, styles, and Common Library symbols while you work on a wireframe for a tablet app and a high-fidelity prototype for a website. In addition, you will explore the art of optimizing graphics for the Web, striking that perfect balance between file size and image quality. As you progress through the lessons, you will discover the many time-saving features Fireworks offers, such as the Batch Process Wizard, the Import command, and the Export Area command. Plus, you will learn how Fireworks integrates with other Adobe CS6 applications like Photoshop and Bridge. Finally, you will test out new Fireworks CS6 features, such as the CSS3 Properties extraction panel. You will learn how to customize a jQuery Mobile website by using the new jQuery Mobile Theme command, and see how both these mobile-focused features work with Adobe Dreamweaver.
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This course is interactive and not taught in real-time. So you can login at your convenience and do your classes and exercises. Our interactive interface offers useful features such as fast forward, rewind, pause and you can even redo a lesson before moving ahead. These features help you track your progress and learn just what you want. Included are project files to allow you to learn right along with the instructor using the exact same files that they use. Each individual lesson has been provided with an eBook and a quiz to test your knowledge of each lesson before you take your final test. In addition to this hands-on learning experience, our trainers will evaluate your course work, clarify questions and give relevant feedback to help you grow