Now that you’ve explored the basics of After Effects and Flash, it’s time to take a look at how those applications fit into Adobe’s big picture. Sure, you can use these programs on their own, but you’ll only realize their true power if you use them as part of a suite. Adobe’s philosophy is that a hammer is a hammer, a screwdriver is a screwdriver, Flash is Flash, After Effects is After Effects, and Photoshop is Photoshop. But to build a house. . .er. . .to create an animated movie, you need an entire tool chest.