Part of the Programming glossary:

SWiSH is a program that is used to create Flash animations without using Macromedia's Flash product. SWiSH includes tools for creating lines, rectangles, ellipses, curves, motion paths, rollover buttons, and more. Once the animation is created, it is exported into the SWF format used by Flash so that it can be viewed by anyone who has Flash Player. SWiSH is a WYSIWYG program, which means you see the animations exactly as they will appear in the Flash Player. The development of SWiSH was possible because of Macromedia's decision to make Flash an open source program, enabling SWiSH to be built on Macromedia's code.

Web users can download Flash Player to view SWiSH content, which performs across multiple browsers and platforms. According to an independent study cited by Macromedia, 89.9 percent of Web users already have Flash Player installed.

This was last updated in September 2005
Contributor(s): Abdalbasit Farajat
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

Related Terms

Definitions

  • use case diagram

    - A use case diagram is a graphic depiction of the interactions among the elements of a system. A use case is a methodology used in system analysis to identify, clarify, and organize system requireme... (WhatIs.com)

  • Java Champion

    - The Java Champion designation is awarded to leaders and visionaries in the Java technology community. (SearchSOA.com)

  • application program interface (API)

    - An application program interface (API) is code that allows two software programs to communicate with each other. Typically, APIs are released for third-party development as part of a software devel... (SearchExchange.com)

Glossaries

  • Programming

    - Terms related to software programming, including definitions about programming languages and words and phrases about software design, coding, testing and debugging.

  • Internet applications

    - This WhatIs.com glossary contains terms related to Internet applications, including definitions about Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery models and words and phrases about web sites, e-commerce ...

Ask a Question About SWiSHPowered by ITKnowledgeExchange.com

Get answers from your peers on your most technical challenges

Tech TalkComment

Share
Comments

    Results

    Contribute to the conversation

    All fields are required. Comments will appear at the bottom of the article.