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What's New in Flash Player 11

Book Description

This book will present you with a full rundown of all the new features in the upcoming Flash Player 11 runtime. Along with each feature, if applicable, will be a demonstration of how to employ the new feature. There's also be a short introduction to Flash Player and a chapter dedicated to providing you with additional resources.

Table of Contents

  1. What's New in Flash Player 11
    1. A Note Regarding Supplemental Files
    2. Preface
      1. Introduction to Adobe Flash Player 11
      2. Who This Book Is For
      3. Who This Book Is Not For
      4. Conventions Used in This Book
      5. This Book’s Example Files
      6. Using Code Examples
      7. How to Use This Book
      8. Safari® Books Online
      9. How to Contact Us
      10. Acknowledgments
    3. 1. Improvements to the MovieClip and Drawing APIs
      1. Cubic Bezier curves
      2. DisplayObjectContainer.removeChildren()
      3. MovieClip.isPlaying
    4. 2. External Image Capabilities
      1. Enhanced High-Resolution Bitmap Support
      2. Asynchronous Bitmap Decoding
      3. JPEG-XR Support
    5. 3. Stage3D: High Performance Visuals
      1. Stage3D Accelerated Graphics Rendering
        1. Elements of Stage3D
        2. Stage3D Example Using Away3D
        3. Stage3D Example Using Starling
        4. Tooling Support for Stage3D
          1. Unity
          2. Flare3D Studio
    6. 4. Audio and Video Enhancements
      1. H.264/AVC Software Encoding for Cameras
        1. Encoding H.264 within Flash Player 11
        2. Reading an H.264 Stream into Flash Player 11
      2. G.711 Audio Compression for Telephony
    7. 5. Data Transfer Additions
      1. Native JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) Support
        1. JSON.parse()
        2. JSON.stringify()
      2. Socket Progress Events
    8. 6. Runtime Enhancements
      1. Native 64-bit Support
      2. High-Efficiency SWF Compression Support
      3. Garbage Collection Advice
    9. 7. Flash Player Security
      1. Protected HTTP Dynamic Streaming and Flash Access Content Protection Support for Mobile
      2. Secure Random Number Generator
      3. Secure Sockets Support
    10. A. Additional Resources
      1. What’s New in Adobe AIR 3
      2. Using Stage3D Frameworks
        1. 3D Frameworks
        2. 2D Frameworks
      3. Articles and Resources
    11. About the Author