Chapter 2. ActionScript Basics

If you use Macromedia Flash, you will, sooner rather than later, find yourself using ActionScript. Though you can do an amazing amount of work without it, there will come a point where you need to add interactivity to your movie or move something from one location to another. That is the point where you will open the Actions panel and start writing ActionScript. As you move through this book, you encounter the use of ActionScript to do everything from navigating to a Web page to writing the code that drives a full-blown media center.

In this lesson, you are introduced to the fundamentals that drive every line of code in this book. This may, on the surface sound like a fairly tall order, but as you move through this ...

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