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Macromedia® Flash™ MX ActionScript for Fun & Games by Gary Rosenzweig

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Chapter 1. Flash Elements Used to Make Games and Toys

Flash Elements Used to Make Games and Toys

Before learning how to make games in Flash, let’s look at the basics of Flash from the viewpoint of the ActionScript programmer. Because this is not a beginner’s book, it won’t spend too much time on the basics, as that is a job better left to the tutorials that come with Flash MX. Instead, this book reviews many of the elements in Flash MX and shows you how they will be useful in building toys, gadgets, and games with ActionScript.

The purpose of the first four chapters of this book ...

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