Certified Flash Macromedia Developer Study Guide
||Author: Tim Parker|
List Price: $35.00
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Publisher: Macromedia Press (16 January, 2002)
Sales Rank: 305,167
Average Customer Rating: 2.1 out of 5
Customer ReviewsRating: 2 out of 5
Friendly, but poor preparation for the exam
I had little sophisticated experience with Flash 5, having worked mostly with Flash MX. But I thought it would be fun to take the Flash 5 Developer Exam the last month it was offered (Mach 2003). So I bought this book and memorized most of the answers. I took the exam in a funky Indian-run testing shop in East London, and got a score of 51%. How humiliating! At least a quarter of the questions were about programming syntax and algebraic equations, none of which I was prepared for.
Surely, Macromedia should offer a refund to those of us who bought the book and took the test under these false pretenses.
Rating: 2 out of 5
Just Took The Exam and... I Didn't Pass
Like other reviewers, I agree that this book has interesting, limited information about Flash 5. The exam though, is about 50% about XML, browser integration, the loadVariables command, which are covered in two whimpy chapters. The exam also had a question about PocketPCs: Where was that covered in the book?
Rating: 3 out of 5
book website FOUND
The web site to go with the book is at [URL]
The web site contains corrections and an online test.
Macromedia was very helpful in this matter.
The book is clearly written, at any rate, even if it doesn't get into enough depth.
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