ActionScript®: Your visual blueprint™ for creating interactive projects in Flash® CS4 Professional
Copyright © 2009 Wiley Publishing, Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana
Author(s): Rob Huddleston
Published Online: 2 NOV 2011 02:31PM EST
Print ISBN: 9780470481943
Online ISBN: 9781118257708
About this Book
Visual learners can get up and running quickly on ActionScript programming skills for Flash CS4
If you're a programmer who learns best when you see how something is done, this book will have you up and running with ActionScipt in no time. Step-by-step, two-page lessons show you the core programming foundations you must master to create rich Internet content using the preferred language for work with Flash. The visual approach breaks big topics into bite-sized modules, with high-resolution screen shots to illustrate each task.
You'll learn such skills as how to add interactivity, animate in code, and work with external content to create Flash projects with pizzazz.
- Designed for visual learners, with two-page lessons and step-by-step, fully illustrated instructions
- Covers foundation ActionScript, animating, interactivity, and working with external content
- Demonstrates using the Actions panel, syntax rules, and essential language foundations Shows how to use variables and arrays; write functions, classes, if/else statements, and loops; and work with static classes such as Math
- Explores essential techniques such as loading visual aspects at runtime, text from delimited text files and XML, and server-based assets using Flash Remoting
- Companion Web site features all the code that appears in the text, ready to plug into your Web pages
ActionScript: Your visual blueprint to creating interactive projects in Flash CS4 Professional is the visual learner's way to master ActionScript quickly and easily.