The one book that helps programmers design, and designers program, using Shockwave Studio and Lingo.
Director 8.5 Shockwave Studio Interface Design gives you the tools to begin creating interfaces immediately. Designers and programmers learning Director Shockwave interface design have traditionally had to plow through hours of studying visual design theory before learning how to put the theories into practice. Director 8.5 Shockwave Studio Interface Design, written by epic software group, inc.'s award-winning team of designers, animators, and programmers, offers a wholly different teaching methodology.
You begin with a primer on interface design basics (providing feedback, using metaphors, and creating icons). Then get up to speed with the basic elements of Director. With interface design theory and Director skills in hand, you can actually begin creating your own interface designs.
Each of the main chapters dissects a particular interface design and provides step-by-step instructions and tips to begin creating professional-quality interfaces immediately. You learn by doing.