ActionScript 3.0 Bible

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Wiley, Apr 9, 2010 - Computers - 912 pages
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The updated edition on all the latest features and capabilitiesof ActionScript 3.0 and Flash Player 10.

ActionScript is a popular programming language used primarilyfor the development of Web sites and software. This update to thesuccessful previous version introduces you to all the exciting newcapabilities of ActionScript 3.0. You'll see how ActionScript 3.0goes beyond its primary use of scripting Flash animations and isnow an object-oriented evolution that runs ten times faster thanprevious versions and can be used in Adobe's new platforms,including Flex and AIR.

Hands-on instruction and step-by-step tutorials enhance yourlearning process as you discover everything you need to know inorder to harness the power of ActionScript 3.0. You'll learn thenitty gritty of building Rich Internet Applications (RIA) and theins and outs of putting the new features of ActionScript 3.0 towork for you.

  • ActionScript 3.0 goes beyond its original role as a scriptinglanguage and has added development features, incredible speed, andthe ability to work with Flex and AIR
  • Shows you how to apply advanced graphic effects using PixelBlender
  • Demonstrates the all-new text and typography capabilities
  • Addresses your new enhanced control over dynamic sound
  • Explains templated types and new vector data structures

ActionScript 3.0 Bible offers you a soup-to-nuts guide onall things ActionScript 3.0 so you can get started working with itimmediately.

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About the author (2010)

Roger Braunstein created partlyhuman, inc., an independent multidisciplinary technology and design shop, in February of 2008. He has done a wide variety of projects for clients large and small as a leader, developer, and animator—and maintains a deep expertise in the Flash/Flex platform. He is an ActionScript veteran and multidisciplinary programmer, and the author of the first edition of the ActionScript 3.0 Bible.

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