9A0-148 : Flash CS5

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The Adobe Flash CS5 certification is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills including Programming with ActionScript 3.0, Testing Flash applications, Publishing and deploying Flash applications.
Flash CS5


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Exam Information

The Flash's CS5 certification exam is a standalone certification from Adobe with the exam code 9A0-148. The certification is targeted at professionals involved with add animation, video and interactivity to web pages and also in Rich Internet Applications (RIA).

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Career Prospects
A Flash CS5 certified professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including: * Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) * Flash Professional * Adobe Flash CS5 Expert
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 180

Net price does not include applicable taxes, vouchers, promotions or membership discounts you may have.

Where do I take the exam?
The Flash CS5 exam is administered by Pearson Vue at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
The exam questions are liner, fact based, multiple choice, adaptive and simulation
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?
There are no technical pre-requisites for this certification.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 49 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
140 minutes
What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the Flash CS5 certification, Adobe's retake policy is:

  • If a Candidate fails their first (1st) attempt to pass any Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam, there is no waiting period for retaking the failed exam a second (2nd) time.
  • If a Candidate does not pass the exam the second (2nd) time, the candidate must wait for a period of at least five (5) calendar days from the date of their last attempt to retake the exam a third (3rd) or any subsequent time.
  • All original vouchers must be used prior to their expiration dates, without exception.
  • Retake vouchers must be used within 30 days of the initial failed exam. If a retake was purchased, the retake voucher is sent by email after a failed exam.
  • Test results found to be in violation of this retake policy will result in the candidate not being awarded the attempted credential, regardless of score.
What is the validity of the certification?
The Flash CS5 has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the 9A0-148, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Planning and designing Flash applications

  • Given a requirement based on your audience, dete...ublishing to AIR, accessibility, player version)
  • Given a scenario, explain how Flash can be used ...ion, desktop AIR application, or visual element)
  • Given an asset type, explain the benefit of that... (Asset types include: raster, vector, FXG, XFL)
  • Understand the benefits and uses of FLA source files versus XFL package.

Lesson 2: Creating and managing assets

  • Given an option in the Library panel, explain the purpose of and how to use that option.
  • Given a tool, create a shape by using that tool and work with an existing asset by using that tool.
  • Given an asset, modify individual properties to achieve specific design requirements.
  • Import external assets into Flash.
  • Create and manage text fields by using the Text tool including using the Text Layout Framework.
  • Embed and manage fonts. (Methods include: using the Font Embedding dialog box, library)
  • Given an asset, convert that asset to a symbol and explain the capabilities of that symbol.
  • Given a component, explain the purpose of or how to use that component.
  • Edit the skin of a component.
  • Manage performance by utilizing bitmap techniques.

Lesson 3: Creating Flash interactive and visual output

  • Given a tool, create a shape by using that tool....include: Deco, Spray Brush, Rectangle Primitive)
  • Given an asset, modify individual properties to ...uding anti-aliasing, stroke control and styling)
  • Create animations by using the Timeline.
  • Edit animations by using the Motion Editor
  • Create and use Motion Presets.
  • Incorporate and manage audio and video in your movie.
  • Apply filters and effects to Movie Clips and text.
  • Add queue points to the FLV playback component on the stage for synchronized content.
  • Add basic interactivity by using code snippets

Lesson 4: Programming with ActionScript 3.0

  • Given an ActionScript class, create an instance from and work with the properties of that class.
  • Given an object-oriented concept, explain the definition of or purpose associated with that concept.
  • Create custom classes and explain how to use the Document class.
  • Load content and data from external sources.
  • Create code snippets.
  • List and describe the benefits and limitations of code hinting.
  • Understand the use of the ExternalInterface class for execution with JavaScript.

Lesson 5: Testing Flash applications

  • Recognize effective optimization considerations when testing and debugging Flash applications.
  • Test an application by using Device Central AIR Debug Launcher, or within Flash Pro.
  • Given a Debug panel, explain how to use that pan...anels include: Debug Console, variables, output)
  • Test an application by using AIR Debug Launcher, or within Flash Pro.

Lesson 6: Publishing and deploying Flash applications

  • Given a scenario, select the appropriate Publish... (Scenarios include: Web delivery, AIR, mobile).
  • Understand the publish settings. (Publish settin... container page, script settings, SWF settings).
  • Understand the implications of and how to implem...omain security for SWF, data, and visual assets.
  • Understand how to enable and explain the limitations of functionality related to full-screen.

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