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ISBN-10 1449397875ISBN-13 9781449397876
Print: 
ISBN-10 1-4493-9017-XISBN-13 978-1-4493-9017-4
Author(s): Rich Shupe; Zevan Rosser
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
Pages: 456
Description

If you're new to ActionScript 3.0, or want to enhance your skill set, this bestselling book is the ideal guide. Designers, developers, and programmers alike will find Learning ActionScript 3.0 invaluable for navigating ActionScript 3.0's learning curve. You'll learn the language by getting a clear look at essential topics such as logic, event handling, displaying content, classes, and much more.Updated for Flash Professional CS5, this revised and expanded edition delivers hands-on exercises and full-color code samples to help you increase your abilities as you progress through the book. Topics are introduced with basic syntax and class-based examples, so you can set your own pace for learning object-oriented programming.Harness the power and performance of ActionScript 3.0Control sound and video, including new access to microphone dataCreate art with code by drawing vectors and pixels at runtimeManipulate text with unprecedented typographic controlAnimate graphics, create particle systems, and apply simple physicsAvoid common coding mistakes and reuse code for improved productivityLoad SWF, image, text, HTML, CSS, and XML file formats, and moreAuthors Rich Shupe and Zevan Rosser draw on their experience as Flash developers and instructors to give you a solid ActionScript foundation, revealing ways you can use code for practical, everyday projects.

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