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Setting up a flash development environment with FDT

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Setting up a flash development environment with FDT

Time: January 6, 2010 from 6pm to 7pm
Location: University of Hawaii, Agricultural Science Building
Street: 1955 East-West Road,Bulding, room 219
City/Town: Honolulu, HI 96822
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Event Type: hawaii, flash, user, group, meeting
Organized By: John Barrett
Latest Activity: Jan 3, 2010

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Event Description

The Next meeting at the Hawaii Flash User Group will be on "Setting up a flash development environment with FDT"

This talk will feature Micheal Plank who is a technology evangelist and software developer at Powerflasher, Germany’s largest multimedia agency specialising in Flash.

Michael has been hooked on creating interactive applications with Flash since version 4.

If you are coding in ActionScript 3.0, I am sure that you have heard of FDT, or the Flash Development Tool, which is a plugin for the Eclipse editor, meant to speed up your actioscript development time.

FDT brings many high level development features, such as

Code Templates
Quick Fixes
Organize Imports
Code Formating
Code Completion
Refactoring (rename and move)
AS Docs
AS 3

Will try to cover everything from setting up the environment, and learning about Eclipse and ANT. Then will be discussing setting up a Flash Project in FDT, and building a project from the ground up.

Afterwards, the discussion will be how to set up a work-flow between FDT and the Flash IDE! The point is you use the Flash IDE for designing, but you code in FDT!
There will FDT stickers & brochures to give away (thanks for Bruno Fonzi)

Even though this is an introduction to using FDT most of the discussion will be on using the features of FDT, and not too much details on Eclipse or ANT.
If you have any questions about installing FDT or ANT, please contact me.

This is an Event Not to be Missed!

Come see why FDT is the Best editor for your actionscript development!
Please go to the Adobe Groups site and RSVP for the Event!

This meeting will be live in case you are not in Honolulu, and all are welcome to attend! The event will be held at 6:00 pm Hawaii Time, and the connect room is at:

Help spread the word!

Also, check out the post on the FDT blog:

There will also be a Special surprise at the Meeting too`-`

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