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Understanding Flash MX 2004 ActionScript 2 by Alex Michael

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Introduction – Understanding ActionScript: Basic Techniques for Creatives

Since the release of Flash MX, scripting in Flash has moved from being a desirable asset to an essential skill in the world of web design. It has also become a whole lot more difficult, with all major advances with Flash MX being code based. In fact, many of MX’s most powerful features are accessible only via ActionScript. If you’ve never coded in Flash, you’re going to want to very soon. This book is designed for people new to ActionScript or people who have learned ActionScript in an ad hoc manner. ActionScript, although a scripting language, has the basic fundamentals of many programming languages. The following chapters take you through a step-by-step approach to scripting ...

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