Chapter 7 Tick-Tock…Build a Virtual Clock

Chapter Objectives

Chapter Learning Objectives

  • A brief introduction to ActionScript.

  • Work with Adobe AIR for Desktop.

  • Build nested, interactive Movie Clip symbols.

  • Manipulate visual assets through code.

  • Implement basic ActionScript concepts like variables, functions, and event listeners.

  • Import sound files and use them on the timeline.

  • Control sound from ActionScript code.

  • Publish an Adobe AIR for Desktop project.

Chapter ACA Objectives

For full descriptions of the objectives, see the table on pages 286–291.

Domain 1.0 Working in the Animation Industry 1.4

Domain 2.0 Project Setup and Interface 2.1, 2.4

Domain 4.0 Create and Modify Visual Elements 4.1, 4.2, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.7

Domain 5.0 Publishing ...

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