Even the most introductory ActionScript books cover the creation of custom classes (see
Table 1-5). Often, this is to demonstrate the use of the language. It would be beyond the scope of those books to ensure that you have the proper object-oriented mindset as you construct your classes. With this in mind, don't be too anxious to skip ahead if you feel you may already be familiar with constructing classes.
Figure 1-4. The expected syntax and structure to properly define a custom class
On line 4 in
Figure 1-4, you used the keyword
class to signify that the following definition relates to a class. The
class directive can include ...