Portfolio Project

This is a continuation of the Portfolio Project in Chapter 4, which is the development of a personal portfolio.  The home page has several categories, including the following:

  • Personal data
  • Contact information
  • Previous employment
  • Education
  • Samples of your work

In this project, you will create several buttons for the Sample Animations screen and link them to their respective animations.

[23 points]

Sample Portfolio Project

  1. Open from your server folder portfolio4.fla (the file you created in Portfolio Project, Chapter 4)
  2. Save it to your server folder as FL_C5_PP_portfolio5_your username
  3. Display the Sample Animations screen – you will be adding buttons to this screen that play various animations – in each case, have the animation return to the Sample Animations screen at the end of the animation [3 pts.]
  4. Add a button for a character animation so it appears on the Sample Animations screen, add a new layer and create a character animation (inverse kinematics) on that layer, then link the character animation button to the character animation [6 pts.]
  5. Add a button for a mask effect so it appears on the Sample Animations screen, add new layers to create a mask effect (such as to the words My Portfolio) on that layer, add a sound that plays as the mask is revealing the contents of the masked layer, then link the mask effect button to the mask effect animation [7 pts.]
  6. Add a button for an animated navigation bar so it appears on the Sample Animations screen, add a new layer and create an animated navigation bar on that layer, then link the navigation bar button to the animated navigation bar [6 pts.]
  7. Test the movie
  8. Close the Flash Player window
  9. Save your work
  10. Publish the movie [1 pt.]
  11. Post to the Hulk server