A good designer-developer workflow is incredibly powerful in Flash Platform Development. Isolating the ‘art’ from the ‘code’ will allow both parts of your project to progress with limited dependence on the other. This will lead to more innovative ideas, a more flexible project, and less headaches for staff.
See more on that here.
To encourage good Flash library symbol organization in your artist, a template can be very helpful.
A few fundamental concepts embraced in this template:
- Linked (important to coders) vs Non-Linked (Who cares about that? – So hide it!)
- Styles (guided out stuff like specification screenshots) vs Assets (Programmatically important stuff)
Here is a screenshot.
- Download the source code (See ‘Member Resources’ below) for a simple example.
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- Download Flash CS5 Empty Assets Template File (For your next project).