Keith Peters

Areas of Expertise:

  • Flash
  • ActionScript
  • consulting
  • programming
  • writing
Keith Peters is currently working full time doing freelance and contract Flash development and various writing projects. His experimental Flash site, BIT-101 won an award at the Flashforward 2003 Flash Film Festival in the Experimental category. In addition to the experiments on the site, there are several highly regarded Flash tutorials which have been translated into many languages and are now posted on web sites throughout the world. Keith has authored or contributed to several books on Flash and ActionScript.

ActionScript 3.0 Cookbook ActionScript 3.0 Cookbook
by Joey Lott, Darron Schall, Keith Peters
October 2006
Print: $39.99
Ebook: $31.99

Keith blogs at:

How Shazam predicts pop hits

May 22 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s Radar Podcast, I chat with Cait O’Riordan, VP of product, music and platforms at Shazam. … read more

How Shazam predicts pop hits

May 22 2015

Subscribe to the O’Reilly Radar Podcast to track the technologies and people that will shape our world in the years to come. In this week’s Radar Podcast, I chat with Cait O’Riordan, VP of product, music and platforms at Shazam. … read more

Photo-Development Challenge Results #2: Statues

May 22 2015

It's been three months to the day since I posted "Photo-Development Challenge: Inspire Me and Others With Your Artistic Interpretation", and I'm mortified that it's only the second set of results that I'm finally getting around to sharing (the first having been "Hillside Temple Buildings" 2½ months ago). In retrospect,… read more

Ask the Readers: Will higher interest rates make you save more money?

May 22 2015

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. Interest rates are expected to rise later in 2015. What will you do with this information? You could make the case that you haven’t missed much if you didn’t keep your money in a savings account over the last few years. But still,… read more

Four short links: 22 May 2015

May 22 2015

GM: That Car You Bought, We’re Really the Ones Who Own It — GM’s claim is all about copyright and software code, and it’s the same claim John Deere is making about their tractors. The TL;DR version of the argument … read more

"This book is a must have for any Flash developer. Even if you are new to ActionScript, this book offers a quick off the-the-shelf reference for many of the common (and uncommon) tasks faced by the day-to-day developer. With names like Keith Peters and Joey Lott taking the author credit, you know you are getting an experienced, well-written book that is sure to deliver. The book offers complete coverage, from the basics to remoting and socket development. "
--Paul Milbourne, Flash the District

"Each topic is grouped to provide information on specific problems so they can be accessed quickly and easily. This allows for the book to be used as a reference so you don't have to read it from cover to cover & you could if you wanted to however. Along with each topic, this book provides many useful code examples. Not only that, but the authors explain why they used the code approach they did for that example. That brings up another bonus point for this book; its simplicity. The book is extremely easy to understand. It does not however gloss over the more intricate points of a and goes into great detail without overwhelming the reader. "
--John Crosby, Rocky Mountain Adobe Users Group