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ActionScript 2.0 Beyond the Basics

with Joey Lott

Video: welcome

Teaches advanced aspects of using ActionScript 2.0 to build applications.
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  1. 1m 31s
    1. welcome
      1m 31s
  2. 2h 9m
    1. strings overview
      1m 14s
    2. string class
      2m 31s
    3. finding substrings
      8m 43s
    4. extracting substrings
      5m 9s
    5. case comparison
      7m 9s
    6. selection class
      4m 20s
    7. key class
      7m 39s
    8. word search application pt 1
      14m 29s
    9. word search application pt 2
      6m 51s
    10. word search application pt 3
      5m 17s
    11. word search and replace
      9m 16s
    12. splitting strings
      5m 3s
    13. word game application pt 1
      17m 48s
    14. word game application pt 2
      10m 58s
    15. word game application pt 3
      7m 10s
    16. word game application pt 4
      15m 36s
  3. 43m 31s
    1. overview
      1m 9s
    2. what are they?
      1m 31s
    3. using RegExps
      1m 59s
    4. building RegExps
      4m 6s
    5. running RegExps
      11m 11s
    6. RegExp in ActionScript
      7m 50s
    7. applying RegExps
      15m 45s
  4. 1h 49m
    1. overview
      1m 17s
    2. drawing with code
      2m 0s
    3. moving the pen
      7m 42s
    4. drawing curves
      11m 50s
    5. drawing shapes
      6m 21s
    6. working with fills
      3m 31s
    7. using gradient fills
      10m 34s
    8. shape maker pt 1
      15m 29s
    9. shape maker pt 2
      15m 25s
    10. shape maker pt 3
      13m 12s
    11. shape maker pt 4
      15m 27s
    12. shape maker pt 5
      7m 2s
  5. 1h 11m
    1. overview
    2. working with color
      10m 57s
    3. creating color objects
      6m 9s
    4. applying tints
      6m 14s
    5. resetting colors
      2m 27s
    6. color changer pt 1
      16m 7s
    7. color changer pt 2
      12m 1s
    8. color changer pt 3
      5m 50s
    9. color changer pt 4
      7m 17s
    10. color changer pt 5
      3m 49s
  6. 33m 11s
    1. overview
    2. local shared objects
      12m 53s
    3. retrieving data
      2m 59s
    4. sharing data
      5m 4s
    5. color changer modification
      11m 38s
  7. 53m 50s
    1. overview
    2. local communications
      1m 28s
    3. sending communications
      5m 33s
    4. receiving communications
      8m 32s
    5. domains
      6m 41s
    6. color changer connection pt 1
      12m 52s
    7. color changer connection pt 2
      11m 22s
    8. color changer connection pt 3
      6m 47s
  8. 1h 28m
    1. overview
      1m 4s
    2. XML basics
      3m 39s
    3. loading XML
      7m 0s
    4. processing XML
      11m 1s
    5. creating XML
      9m 19s
    6. sending XML
      2m 0s
    7. sandbox security
      3m 23s
    8. word game mod in XML
      6m 48s
    9. asfunction
      3m 44s
    10. languages pt 1
      15m 32s
    11. languages pt 2
      18m 30s
    12. languages pt 3
      6m 12s
  9. 56m 49s
    1. overview
    2. creating dates
      6m 23s
    3. extracting dates
      2m 24s
    4. formatting dates
      8m 8s
    5. event countdown timer pt 1
      14m 7s
    6. event countdown timer pt 2
      16m 10s
    7. event countdown timer pt 3
      9m 15s
  10. 2h 6m
    1. overview
    2. ood overview
      5m 0s
    3. building classes
      8m 2s
    4. conventions
      2m 23s
    5. classpath
      5m 17s
    6. library application pt 1
      15m 50s
    7. getters/setters
      6m 57s
    8. library application pt 2
      6m 17s
    9. library application pt 3
      7m 30s
    10. library application pt 4
      18m 0s
    11. library application pt 5
      16m 29s
    12. library application pt 6
      19m 40s
    13. library application pt 7
      14m 41s
  11. 1h 5m
    1. overview
      1m 9s
    2. packages
      4m 43s
    3. library application pt 8
      8m 24s
    4. extending classes
      5m 10s
    5. library extending classes
      6m 2s
    6. dispatching events
      4m 44s
    7. library application pt 9
      11m 26s
    8. scope issues
      3m 23s
    9. library application pt 10
      20m 2s
  12. 47m 36s
    1. overview
    2. components overview
      1m 39s
    3. building components
      1m 45s
    4. simple components
      11m 8s
    5. library application pt 11
      23m 16s
    6. library components
      9m 30s
  13. 35s
    1. goodbye

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ActionScript 2.0 Beyond the Basics
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ActionScript 2.0 Beyond the Basics with Joey Lott is a video-based tutorial designed to help experienced ActionScript users learn how to use the more advanced features of this powerful scripting language for developing applications. This tutorial covers using the ActionScript 2.0 API with classes such as Color, String, and Date; highly effective yet little known features such as the Drawing API, LocalConnnection, and SharedObject; and using a third party regular expression class to add impressive text searching capabilities to applications. You'll also learn how to use object-oriented design as you write ActionScript 2.0 classes, and how to create Flash components combining the benefits of classes with movie clips. While this training title was recorded in the Flash MX 2004 interface, it is appropriate for users of Flash 8 as well. Exercise files accompany the tutorial, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

Note: This product was previously named ActionScript 2.0 in Flash MX 2004 Beyond the Basics

Topics include:
  • Understanding color transforms
  • Drawing API
  • Working with dates and times
  • Dealing with strings
  • Understanding expressions
  • Sending and receiving a communication
  • Storing and retrieving data
  • Working with XML
  • Using classes
  • Creating components
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