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Charles E Brown

Charles Brown is one of the most noted author, consultant, and trainers in the industry today. His books about Dreamweaver and Fireworks have received critical acclaim and used worldwide as teaching tools. In addition to his work in the IT industry, Charles is also a noted concert pianist, organist, and guitarist appearing in major concert centers world-wide. He began his musical studies at age 4 and went on to study with famed pianist Vladimir Horowitz. At age 14, he made his debut with Leonard Bernstein and later studied at the famed Juilliard School. Eventually he went to Paris to study with the 20th century legend, Igor Stravinsky. While working with Stravinsky, Charles developed a close friendship with one of the most powerful artistic forces of the 20th century: Pablo Picasso. What he learned about creativity from Picasso he uses today in his writings and training work. Charles is a certified Macromedia/Adobe trainer who is in heavy demand worldwide. He frequently speaks at major conferences such as MAX and NAB. You can see his blog at blog.charlesebrown.net and his website can be found at CharlesEBrown.net.

Charles E Brown's Books

Fireworks MX Zero to Hero

Fireworks MX Zero to Hero

  • Publication Date: July 8, 2003
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-203-8

If you're new to Fireworks MX, this book will provide you with a fast learning curve to get you swiftly up to speed, and progressing towards the creativity you want to achieve; and if you already have some familiarity with any version of Fireworks, it'll provide many exercises and case studies that will extend your knowledge. Learn More …

Fireworks MX 2004 Zero to Hero

Fireworks MX 2004 Zero to Hero

  • Publication Date: February 16, 2004
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-306-6

Macromedia's Fireworks MX 2004 enables you to design, optimize, and add basic interactivity to your graphics. It is mainly used for designing and optimizing web graphics, then exporting them to website creation programs like Dreamweaver or Flash. This book will take you from absolute beginner to Fireworks hero! Learn More …

The Essential Guide to Flex 2 with ActionScript 3.0

The Essential Guide to Flex 2 with ActionScript 3.0

  • Publication Date: March 5, 2007
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-733-0

Flex 2, Flex Builder 2, and ActionScript 3.0 is the unstoppable new combination representing a revolution in Flash application development. This title aims to give you the power to make use of these tools. Learn More …

The Essential Guide to Flex 3

The Essential Guide to Flex 3

  • Publication Date: June 1, 2008
  • ISBN13: 978-1-59059-950-1

No matter what level you were to start with, by the end of the book you'll be creating powerful Flex applications—the revolution starts here! Learn More …