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WORK SAMPLES: FINANCIAL TIMES DEUTSCHLAND * Flash / Action Script 3

in all samples I am designer as well as programmer


Timeline

"Der erste Mann im All"

with graph: "Apples Erfolgsgeschichte"

with video: "David Hasselhoff wird 60"

technical info:
- this timeline was used as a standard module on ww.ftd.de permanently with changing content
- many possibilities for customization by the editorial journalist: e.g. adding a stock graphs,
  video, altering sizes, colours and intervals
- data and settings are administered by google spreadsheets (online table calculation)
- screenshots of spreadsheets settings , data
- based on MVC software design pattern


Zoom Tool - FlashVogel

"Die Wirkung der Strahlung auf den Körper"

editing system and documentation (new window, german)

technical info:
- content and settings are changed by an XML file
- HTML links can call spots in the FlashVogel
- for the configuration the editorial journalist can set the spots in an editing system


Map Europe

"So handelt Europa"

more maps and documentation

technical info:
- many possibilities for customization by the editorial journalist: e.g. optional timeline,
  arrows to show relations between countries, pie charts, additional information, legends etc.
- data and settings are administered by google spreadsheets
- the module colours the countries according to the data in the spreadsheet
- based on MVC software design pattern


Map Germany

"Ländervergleich"

more maps and documentation

technical info:
- data and settings are administered by google spreadsheets
- the module colours the countries according to the data in the spreadsheet
- optional timeline
- HTML links call counties in the swf file


Chart Feed

Chart Feed

technical info:
- in the online version the content of the module changes automatically
- a continuous RSS feed is combined with an updating stock chart
- the RSS feed includes a teaser and a link to a FTD online article
- settings are administered by google spreadsheets
- based on MVC software design pattern


Markets Extension

adding links on stock graph picture

technical info:
- flash extension of an existing markets module
- every few minutes a new picture of the updating DAX chart is shown on the FTD homepage
- the swf loads this picture and adds links to current online articles
- the picture of the chart is changing constantly, to place the link the swf analyses the
  colours of the picture and places the marker on the red or green pixels of the curve
- content and settings are changed by an XML file
screenshot on www.ftd.de homepage


all presented projects are part of my work for "Financial Times Deutschland"
they are property of the "Gruner+Jahr GmbH"



CORNELIA GEISSLER | REHMSTRASSE 11 | D-22999 HAMBURG | +49.40.51323999 | CGEISSLER@FREENET.DE