From the Back Cover
If youre a professional who uses Macromedia Flash to design or develop Web content, chances are Macromedia Generator should be part of your tool kit, if it isnt already. Generator and Flash Demystified is a must-have reference that gives designers and developers alike everything they need to produce and deliver dynamically generated Flash movies using Generator.
Whether you need to automate daily news updates for a large Flash site, deliver secure, personalized bank account information within a dynamic Flash interface, or send real-time content to Palm devices or Web-based phones, Generator and Flash Demystified takes you on a hands-on tour of the hottest data-driven solution for Flash content. This official guide to Generator shows you how to integrate content using languages such as ASP, Cold Fusion, PHP, JSP, and Java and gives you all the information youll need on the latest maintenance release of Generator. The accompanying CD contains demos, tutorials, and sample templates you can use to produce your own work.
About the Author
Phillip Torrone is director of New Media for Braincraft, an award winning Web media and design firm in New York City, whose clients include AT&T, Compaq, UPS, and Lucent Technologies. From creating the first 100% flash-based online bank to creating Flash-enabled cell phones, devices, and automobiles, Phillip is considered an industry leader for Macromedia's Flash product.
Chris Wiggins, Creative Director at Braincraft, has been designing in Flash since Flash 2, and has been designing in multimedia for 6 years.
Mike Chambers in an expert in creating Web applications using Flash and Generator. He has recently been working on expanding Generator's functionality through the Generator SDK, creating and releasing more than ten new objects. He also has extensive experience programming with Java, JSP, ASP, PHP, and Cold Fusion. He created and maintains a Generator resource site at www.markme.com.