Chapter 7: Controlling Your Movie with ActionScript
In This Chapter
Adding actions to the timeline
Creating button symbols
Applying code snippets
Enabling buttons with ActionScript
Whether you’re creating a website, mobile application, or game, you can’t create a truly interactive experience without giving your users total control of the action. If you want to take your movies to the next level, then, ActionScript can help. This powerful built-in scripting language can help you do everything from controlling basic movie playback to creating complex games and even loading dynamic content and data.
This chapter introduces you to ActionScript and shows you how to use it to create interactive elements, such as clickable buttons, in your movies.
Getting to Know ActionScript
ActionScript is a powerful scripting language that you can use to control playback, navigation, and imported media, such as images, video, and audio. The ActionScript language comprises a vast ...