From the Back Cover
Special Edition Using Macromedia Fireworks MX is the only book you'll need on Fireworks MX. This hands-on complete reference is packed with tutorials; you can go through the book from front to back or go straight to the information you need to complete a particular task. Jeffrey Bardzell, the co-founder of www.phireworx.com, demystifies the process of working in Fireworks MX. The user-friendly design and organization includes compelling art and shows you how to really take advantage of the many special effects and filters. Bardzell also packs the book with coverage of Dreamweaver, Flash, and Director integration. He covers usability and interface design in an extended section on building and exporting interactive page designs. He illustrates how to use Fireworks as part of an efficient collaborative workflow, with several chapters loaded with tips, strategies, and ideas on working efficiently with small and large teams.
About the Author
Jeffrey Bardzell is a multimedia instructional designer and developerat Indiana University, where he is also a Ph.D. Candidate in ComparativeLiterature. He has authored, contributed to, and tech edited several computerbooks on Macromedia Fireworks, Flash, and Dreamweaver, as well as published insuch diverse fields as education reform and comparative literature.
He also is a founding co-partner of Phireworx (http://www.phireworx.com),a site dedicated to Fireworks extensibility and advanced tutorials, and AllectoMedia (http://www.allectomedia.com), a new media and eLearning development and trainingcompany in Bloomington, Indiana, where he resides with his wife, dog, and a herdof felines.