Chapter 5. CREATING VECTOR GRAPHICS WITH THE DRAWING API
This chapter covers the following topics:
How to draw straight and curved lines programmatically
How to create solid and gradient-filled shapes
How to alter a stroke's graphic style, including drawing gradient strokes
How to combine the drawing API methods to create a complete graphic
How to move your graphic in a 3D space
ActionScript 3.0 includes a
Graphics class that provides a drawing API, which you can use to create vector graphics through code. Each
Shape instance you create actually includes a
Graphics instance that can be used to draw within its respective parent object. You'll learn how to use this drawing API in this chapter.
Why we need a drawing API
If you're from a design ...