Chapter . Introduction

This is the second edition of Macromedia Flash ActionScript for Fun & Games. Here you will find all the material covered in the first edition, plus updates and 12 new games.

This book looks at ActionScript by presenting many complete programs. Each program contains a lot of ActionScript code that you can look at, learn from, and alter. Better still, these programs are toys, gadgets, and games.

This second edition is for Flash MX, also known as Flash 6. Although many of the book’s first edition games will still work with Flash 5, you should be using Flash MX if you plan to use this book to learn ActionScript.

Although Flash 5 was the first version of Flash deep enough to allow us to make good Web-based games, Flash MX is even ...

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