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Learning ActionScript 2.0 for Macromedia® Flash® 8 by Peter deHaan, Jen deHaan

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Chapter 1. What’s New in Flash 8 ActionScript

Macromedia Flash Basic 8 and Macromedia Flash Professional 8 provide several enhancements that make it easy for you to write robust scripts using the ActionScript (AS) language. The new features, which are discussed in this chapter, include new language elements (see “Additions to the ActionScript language” on page 22), improved editing tools (see “ActionScript editing changes” on page 27), changes to the security model, and other ActionScript-related improvements to the authoring tool.

For more information, see the following topics:

New in ActionScript 2.0 and Flash 8

The ActionScript language has grown and ...

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