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Flash Mobile by Matthew David

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DEVELOPING MOBILE APPS USING ACTIONSCRIPT

Do you like Flash games and cool features on YouTube, like jumping from standard view to HD? There are two faces to Flash: the one you see and the complex scripting engine, called ActionScript, that you don’t. Without ActionScript, Flash would not be interactive. ActionScript is the scripting language built within Flash that allows you to build interactive solutions. Any Flash movie where you need to click, drag, or pause requires ActionScript to instruct Flash what to do (Figure 3.1).

Flash CS5 allows you to build applications using two different versions of ActionScript. The older versions are ActionScript 1.0 and 2.0, or AS1 and AS2. AS2 is backward-compatible with AS1 applications. The release of ...

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