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Macromedia Flash: Super Samurai [Paperback]

Eric Dolecki , Mike Grundvig , Klaus Hougesen , Allan Kennedy , Jobe Makar , Til Mauder , Toreb Nielsen , Max Oshman , Robertson Ramirez , Oliver Shaw , Geoff Stearns , Michael Brandon Williams


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16 Nov 2001

Macromedia Flash is the industry standard for designing and delivering low-bandwidth animations, presentations, and Web sites. In this first-of-a-kind reference, todayÕs top Flash developers share secrets and strategies for creating dynamic Flash applications. Written by leading members of the Flash programming community, each chapter of Macromedia Flash: Super Samurai focuses squarely on programming technique. While each chapter can stand alone, together they comprise the most complete compendium of Flash programming practices and techniques available. Focusing on real world projects and applications, the chapters cover such topics as JavaScript and Flash; optimizing 3D; integrating databases through ActionScripting, XML and Flash, and much more. Aimed at the intermediate to advanced developer, Macromedia Flash: Super Samurai contains the most comprehensive set of Flash programming techniques ever assembled in one book.


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Macromedia Flash is the industry standard for designing and delivering low-bandwidth animations, presentations, and Web sites. In this first-of-a-kind reference, todayÕs top Flash developers share secrets and strategies for creating dynamic Flash applications. Written by leading members of the Flash programming community, each chapter of Macromedia Flash: Super Samurai focuses squarely on programming technique. While each chapter can stand alone, together they comprise the most complete compendium of Flash programming practices and techniques available. Focusing on real world projects and applications, the chapters cover such topics as JavaScript and Flash; optimizing 3D; integrating databases through ActionScripting, XML and Flash, and much more. Aimed at the intermediate to advanced developer, Macromedia Flash: Super Samurai contains the most comprehensive set of Flash programming techniques ever assembled in one book.


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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars very nice work 12 Dec 2001
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
I picked this sucker up - and at first i thought it was some kind of ego play. Super Samurai? Who do these guys think they are? But I thumbed through the book anyway, and wow! I have to admit there is some amazing coding going on here! The audio chapter perked my attention, the component thing was cool, and all of the 3D and physics looked tasty. I haven't put the book down since I bought it and I'm learning great & useful things with each turn of the page. i love it!
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Met the Need 18 Feb 2002
By Eric S. Brennan - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
Usually when I buy a book of this nature I like to sit down and read a couple of pages first. I went to Borders last week looking for a book on Flash and XML. There were numerous books with those words in their title and after reading a few and finding none that my mind could get a handle on I scanned the shelves. I eyes saw this flashy cover and name and decided to browse through it. To my surprise I found the portion on XML and flash very helpful. I ended up walking out the store with this book under my arm. I have not read the other chapters with the math sections in them and might never get round to doing it. I think the sound and 3D sections will be very useful.
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book! 29 Nov 2001
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
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I just got the book and it looks GREAT! Authors really know what they're talking about and I'm learning a tremendous amount from them. The chapters I really love are the ones on 3d, database integration, physics and XML. This book skips over the BS and goes right to the important stuff. If you're tired of the so-called advanced books that explain all the basics to you, this is the book to get. The authors don't play around, they get right to the point. Great work guys!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice cookbook for advanced ActionScripters 4 May 2002
By Christopher Bennage - Published on Amazon.com
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If you are an intermediate to advanced programmer in ActionScript and you are looking for a resource that provides basic recipes for for a lot of the "cool" things being done in Flash, then I would say this is a good buy. Some of the chapter are not very useful, but the 3D and audio sections are indispensable.
My chief complain is that some of the sections (like Component Architecture) discuss a single approach, but do not conisder alternative methods.
4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars solid info on advanced scripting concepts 26 Nov 2001
By A Customer - Published on Amazon.com
Format:Paperback
These days there aren't many books out that deal exclusively with ActionScript. There's one from Colin Mook which I like, and the couple others that are out there aren't that impressive. This one isn't worth it's weight in gold but I still find it quite valuable because each chapter is written by a different author, and each of them really seems to know what they're talking about. Assuming that you know your way around Flash, this one won't waste your time going over the usual basics. At times it's a bit difficult to find your way around the sample files, but I'm learning so much just from dissecting them, and the chapters in the book explain reasonably well what's going on. Book looks a bit cheap, but then again, it's not like I'm gonna be using it much once the next version of Flash hits the shelves...
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