What we'll cover in this chapter:
Using loops to make Flash repeat actions
Examining several different kinds of loops
Using loops with arrays to work on lots of information at once
Building a hangman game with Flash and ActionScript
Creating the static graphics for the Futuremedia site
It's not exactly headline news, but computers are pretty dumb. Whatever far-fetched dreams we may have once had, the twenty-first century isn't buzzing with the conversation of HAL-9000 supercomputers—well, not yet at least! It's actually chock full of silicon number-crunchers, and (sorry to say) even your shiny new top-of-the-line Pentium can't hold a candle to the raw intelligence of the simplest human being.
When it's a matter of crunching ...