Chapter 6. Managing External Communication

Flash provides powerful tools to communicate with other applications such as Web browsers and with other files (including images, videos, and other Flash movies). By using Flash to link to the Web, you can send e-mail, communicate with JavaScript, or relay information to and from servers for data-driven applications. While many of these functions that connect to databases are beyond the scope of this book, this chapter introduces you to some of the most popular ways Flash can communicate with HTML and JavaScript through the Web browser.

You’ll learn to work with external images, video, and Flash movies. You can use one main Flash movie to load in several external Flash movies to create modular projects ...

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