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ActionScript has matured into a full–fledged, object–oriented programming language for creating cutting–edge Web applications, and this comprehensive book is just what you need to succeed. If you want to addinteractivity to Flash, build Flex applications, or work with animation it′s all here, and more. Packed with clear instruction, step–by–step tutorials, and advanced techniques, this book is your go–to guide to unlock the power of this amazing language.
Apply object–oriented programming and principles to structure reusable, dependable code
Master common data structures such as Strings, Arrays, and Objects
Work with XML using the new E4X extensions
Take control of the powerful new event model to write interactive software
Discover new display types such as Shape and Sprite
Add sound, video, animation, and effects
Debug, handle errors, and make your applications fault–tolerant
Read, write, and store data in binary format
Mims H. Wright is a senior Flash and Flex developer based in Brooklyn, NY. In his eight years of Flash experience he has worked on projects from video games to applications on and off the Web.
Joshua J. Noble has worked with Flash and Flex among other technologies for various companies and clients over the past five years. He has worked on projects ranging from video applications and editors to enterprise business applications.
Be careful if you're a traditional AS2 guy and you use this book to transition across to AS3. Like a previous reviewer, I had the AS2 equivalent of this book which is (in a... Read morePublished on 30 Nov. 2009 by Daniel Norman