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ActionScript 2.0 Language Reference for Macromedia® Flash® 8

Book Description

The ActionScript 2.0 Language Reference for Macromedia Flash 8 is a comprehensive reference manual that describes the application programming interface (API) for Macromedia Flash Player, the most pervasive client runtime environment in the world. It includes valuable syntax and usage information; detailed descriptions of classes, functions, properties, and events; and copy-and-paste code samples for every element in the ActionScript language.

The ActionScript 2.0 Language Reference for Macromedia Flash 8 will help you:
•    Learn how to use specific APIs efficiently and effectively
•    Understand the range and variety of functionality ActionScript offers
•    Repurpose Macromedia-tested code in your own applications

Powerful development and design tools require thorough and authoritative technical advice and documentation. When it comes to Macromedia Flash, no one is more authoritative than Macromedia Development and writing teams. Now their official documentation is available to you in printed book form. As you work, keep this guide by your side for ready access to valuable information on using Flash. We’ve designed it so that it’s easy to annotate as you progress.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. ActionScript language elements
    1. Compiler Directives
    2. Constants
    3. Global Functions
    4. Global Properties
    5. Operators
    6. Statements
  3. ActionScript classes
    1. Accessibility
    2. arguments
    3. Array
    4. AsBroadcaster
    5. BevelFilter (flash.filters.BevelFilter)
    6. BitmapData (flash.display.BitmapData)
    7. BitmapFilter (flash.filters.BitmapFilter)
    8. BlurFilter (flash.filters.BlurFilter)
    9. Boolean
    10. Button
    11. Camera
    12. capabilities (System.capabilities)
    13. Color
    14. ColorMatrixFilter (flash.filters.ColorMatrixFilter)
    15. ColorTransform (flash.geom.ColorTransform)
    16. ContextMenu
    17. ContextMenuItem
    18. ConvolutionFilter (flash.filters.ConvolutionFilter)
    19. CustomActions
    20. Date
    21. DisplacementMapFilter (flash.filters.DisplacementMapFilter)
    22. DropShadowFilter (flash.filters.DropShadowFilter)
    23. Error
    24. ExternalInterface (flash.external.ExternalInterface)
    25. FileReference (flash.net.FileReference)
    26. FileReferenceList (flash.net.FileReferenceList)
    27. Function
    28. GlowFilter (flash.filters.GlowFilter)
    29. GradientBevelFilter (flash.filters.GradientBevelFilter)
    30. GradientGlowFilter (flash.filters.GradientGlowFilter)
    31. IME (System.IME)
    32. Key
    33. LoadVars
    34. LocalConnection
    35. Locale (mx.lang.Locale)
    36. Math
    37. Matrix (flash.geom.Matrix)
    38. Microphone
    39. Mouse
    40. MovieClip
    41. MovieClipLoader
    42. NetConnection
    43. NetStream
    44. Number
    45. Object
    46. Point (flash.geom.Point)
    47. PrintJob
    48. Rectangle (flash.geom.Rectangle)
    49. security (System.security)
    50. Selection
    51. SharedObject
    52. Sound
    53. Stage
    54. String
    55. StyleSheet (TextField.StyleSheet)
    56. System
    57. TextField
    58. TextFormat
    59. TextRenderer (flash.text.TextRenderer)
    60. TextSnapshot
    61. Transform (flash.geom.Transform)
    62. Video
    63. XML
    64. XMLNode
    65. XMLSocket
    66. XMLUI
  4. Official Product Documentation from Macromedia
  5. Training from the Source
  6. Index