Course Summary


Course name:
ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Professional CS5 Essential Training

Todd Perkins

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Software works on:
Mac and Windows

In ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Professional CS5 Essential Training, Todd Perkins shows Flash designers how to incorporate ActionScript code into their projects and create interactive presentations and applications. The course includes a review of ActionScript language basics and the object-oriented programming (OOP) methodology, a tour of those Flash Professional CS5 features designed for developers, such as code hinting and the Code Snippets panel, and instructions on interacting with objects in the Library and placing code on the Timeline. Exercise files are included with the course.
Topics include:

* Understanding the building blocks of ActionScript
* Working with the display list
* Using dot syntax
* Navigating the Timeline
* Creating document classes
* Linking classes to Library objects
* Adding drag/drop functionality to objects
* Creating a slide show
* Loading and running code in an external SWF
* Working with text
* Accessing XML data
* Playing audio and video with ActionScript