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ActionScript 3.0: Visual QuickStart Guide by Derrick Ypenburg

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Chapter 9. Working with Strings

Strings are pieces of literal information or text that are used for display text and literal references, such as passwords, usernames, or any content that needs to be displayed or utilized in its literal form. Strings can be stored in variables, concatenated from different variables and values, or derived from external resources. Strings can also come from user input, such as input text field entries. Text, numbers, special characters, and punctuation can all be part of a string. String variables are objects of the String class.

This chapter discusses the following:

  • The methods and properties of the String class that enable you to control and manipulate String objects

  • How to use simple operators to combine different ...

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