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ActionScript Graphing Cookbook by Peter Backx, Dominic Gélineau

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Preface

The cookbook that you are reading will show you how to draw a myriad of graphs in ActionScript. ActionScript is one of the easiest ways to represent graphical information to users across browsers and platforms. It allows you to add a wide range of dynamic effects and interactions to your graphs and charts.

We'll start from the humble beginnings, explaining a little about the ActionScript display list and end at full-blown interactive 3D graphs. In between, you will get to see what goes into animating graphs, adding interaction, and much, much more.

What this book covers

Chapter 1, Getting Started with Graph Drawing, goes over the basics of drawing in ActionScript. We cover everything needed to draw graphs, such as the display list and ...

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