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Foundation ActionScript for Flash 8 by David Powers, Sham Bhangal, Kristian Besley

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Introduction

Welcome to Foundation ActionScript for Flash 8, the fourth edition of this legendary ActionScript book.

ActionScript is, quite simply, the driving force behind Flash applications, allowing you to go beyond simple tweened animations and give your movies intelligence, power, and class! The current version of ActionScript in Flash 8, 2.0, is a fully featured, very powerful programming language.

But ActionScript is that scary code stuff that programmers do, right? Wrong. ActionScript adds power and potential to your design work. It's not going to turn you into a reclusive nerd who speaks in 1s and 0s, and who only comes out after dark. It's going to turn you into someone who finally has the power to achieve his or her web design goals, ...

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