Build stunning and interactive websites using Joomla! 1.5 and Flash CS4
Joomla! with Flash is a new book from Packt, which will help users build dynamic, content-rich, and interactive websites using Joomla! 1.5 and Flash CS4. Written by Suhreed Sarkar, this book is a hands-on tutorial to building Joomla!-based web sites with stunning Flash animations. It will help users create attractive websites integrating Flash objects into Joomla! and stunning photo galleries with Flash transition and animation effects.
Joomla! is the world’s hottest open source, award-winning content management system written in PHP that uses the MySQL database system to store information. It enables developers to build professional websites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla! one of the most popular content management system savailable.
Joomla! with Flash will teach readers how to add various functionalities provided by Flash to make their site stunning, visually rich, and interactive. It covers topics such as flash headers, menus, displaying and maintaining flash movies, animation, interactivity, and much more. It introduces Joomla! and Flash and briefly shows the benefits of using Flash in Joomla!. In addition to this, readers will also learn to add Flash objects in Joomla! articles , modules and create Flash-based photo galleries, interactive maps, and charts.
With this book, developers will be able to set up a development environment with Apache web server and Joomla! , embedding and displaying flash movies inside Joomla! contents using a simple video flash player. Additionally, developers will be able to improve the overall design, look and feel of their site, with the help of Flash templates and tickers in Joomla!
With a vast amount of examples and illustrations enriched with screenshots, this fast paced step by step guide is ideal for Joomla! web developers who want to integrate Flash into their web sites. The book is out now and available from Packt. To read more about it, please visit: www.packtpub.com/joomla-with-flash/book