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Rich Shupe has been designing and developing with Flash since it was called FutureSplash, and has been teaching ActionScript programming to all levels of students since ActionScript became available.He founded his own training and development company, FMA, in 1995, and has been its president and technical director ever since. He is a recognized authority on several technologies, including Flash, Director and QuickTime. In addition to his production experience, Rich has been teaching professionally for 10 years, and is a full-time faculty member at New York's School of Visual Arts' Computer Art Dept. in both the Bachelors and Masters programs. He has also taught or lectured internationally for such organizations as London's Royal Academy of Art, Manchester's Museum of Science and Industry, New York University, and United Digital Artists, as well as trade shows such as MacWorld, QuickTime Live, FlashForward, Macromedia DevCon, and more. In a previous life, he worked with rock band/performance-art pioneers The Residents.
Zevan Rosser is a freelance designer/programmer/consultant and computer artist. He teaches ActionScript and Flash animation at New York's School of Visual Arts and FMA. When he's not working on commercial projects he works on his personal site, http://www.shapevent.com.
Very good book especially for those just starting off. I recommend it for those who are keen to achieve something great in action scriptPublished 23 months ago by Femooh
Not suitable for beginners, does not build understanding of actionscript grammar in a logical way, the examples include lots of code which is not explained properly. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Alex
...the authors care about words. This is not written by an inarticulate tech-head more interested in showing how clever (s)he can be. Read morePublished on 28 Jan. 2013 by recoveringacademic
Don't look for another book, if you are a beginner with action script, and you are looking to learn step by step but not just the easy things, also difficult, this is your book,... Read morePublished on 21 Jan. 2013 by Amazon Customer
I had initially thought the book was good - it seemed simple enough and accessible in it's language and this still holds true. Read morePublished on 12 Aug. 2010 by na0512
I've steadily worked my way through this book and can honestly say it's well written, covers most of the subjects you'll encounter and has useful examples to download and go... Read morePublished on 4 Jun. 2010 by Mr. A. White
I bought this book off the recommendation of Lee Brimelow whose flash blog i follow. I must say i haven't been disappointed, I would put myself in the beginner/intermediate... Read morePublished on 11 Sept. 2009 by Me David P. Lowe