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Adobe® Flash® Catalyst™ CS5 - A Smart Choice for Web Designers

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Using Flash Catalyst, designers can publish working Flex applications without writing a single line of code. Scott Tapley takes a look at ten features and benefits that make Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5 a smart choice for anyone who produces interactive content for the web or desktop.

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Conclusion

Conclusion

Using Flash Catalyst, designers share ideas by demonstrating functional designs rather than static screens, and work more efficiently when collaborating with developers to build rich Internet applications. This empowers designers to have complete control over both the visual and interaction design, allowing each person to focus on their core strengths. Designers, design and developers write code without having to learn each other’s skills. Designers can iterate on the design with the clients and stakeholders before a developer gets involved. In many cases, designer can even publish finished applications from within Flash Catalyst. But when further development required, the developer gets to implement precisely what the designer wants because they no longer have to go through the interpretation process, which leads to an overall better application design.