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Colin Moock's Lost ActionScript 3.0 Weekend Course 1

Video Description

Pack your bags for the Lost ActionScript Weekend! Gather 'round the fire, study in the cabin, and hang out on the dock with world-renowned ActionScript guru and educator Colin Moock on an intimate three-day ActionScript getaway. In the first segment of this one-of-a-kind learning experience, Colin sits down with artist James Paterson and technologist Hoss Gifford to cover the basics of object-oriented programming in ActionScript 3.0.

Forget classrooms. Forget intimidation. Get inspired and get lost in ActionScript 3.0!

  • Introduction to OOP (object-oriented programming)

  • Application structure and design principles

  • Classes, objects, and packages

  • Methods and variables

  • Garbage collection and memory management

  • Inheritance

  • Encapsulation

  • Bonus material: 3D effects with Adobe engineer Chris Nuuja, lead developer of Flash Player's 3D effects API A Special Colin Moock Fireside Show 'n Tell