The most notable advantage that the professional version has is its additional components. In the standard version there are the key components of buttons, text fields, a list box and window panes, all featured later in this chapter. The professional version includes additional elements such as an alert box, a menu component, a calendar, and many more media and data components. The data components can make your life a lot easier if you have to interface with XML, server-side languages or databases. At times you may need to use binding to bind data between components when working with XML and web services. This is outside the scope of this book.
Working with Components
Components are pre-built movie clips that you can include ...