Chapter 6.1. Creating a Programmatic Skin

In this exercise, you’ll create a skin similar to those you created in the exercises from Chapter 5, shown in Figure 6.1-1. However, rather than using a tool such as Photoshop or Flash to create the graphical assets, you’ll draw them similar to those you created in Exercises 5.15.4. When you complete this exercise, you’ll have created a single ActionScript class that will generate the visuals for the up, down, over, and disabled states of a button.

The button design for this exercise

Figure 6.1-1. The button design for this exercise

Because programmatic skins generate graphics dynamically, you can influence the skin created in this exercise ...

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