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ActionScript 2.0 Beyond the Basics
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ActionScript 2.0 Beyond the Basics

with Joey Lott

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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
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  1. 1m 32s
    1. welcome
      1m 32s
  2. 2h 9m
    1. strings overview
      1m 14s
    2. string class
      2m 32s
    3. finding substrings
      8m 44s
    4. extracting substrings
      5m 9s
    5. case comparison
      7m 10s
    6. selection class
      4m 21s
    7. key class
      7m 40s
    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 49s
    14. word game application pt 2
      10m 59s
    15. word game application pt 3
      7m 10s
    16. word game application pt 4
      15m 37s
  3. 43m 34s
    1. overview
      1m 10s
    2. what are they?
      1m 31s
    3. using RegExps
      2m 0s
    4. building RegExps
      4m 6s
    5. running RegExps
      11m 11s
    6. RegExp in ActionScript
      7m 51s
    7. applying RegExps
      15m 45s
  4. 1h 49m
    1. overview
      1m 17s
    2. drawing with code
      2m 0s
    3. moving the pen
      7m 43s
    4. drawing curves
      11m 51s
    5. drawing shapes
      6m 21s
    6. working with fills
      3m 32s
    7. using gradient fills
      10m 35s
    8. shape maker pt 1
      15m 30s
    9. shape maker pt 2
      15m 26s
    10. shape maker pt 3
      13m 13s
    11. shape maker pt 4
      15m 28s
    12. shape maker pt 5
      7m 2s
  5. 1h 11m
    1. overview
      43s
    2. working with color
      10m 58s
    3. creating color objects
      6m 9s
    4. applying tints
      6m 15s
    5. resetting colors
      2m 28s
    6. color changer pt 1
      16m 7s
    7. color changer pt 2
      12m 2s
    8. color changer pt 3
      5m 50s
    9. color changer pt 4
      7m 17s
    10. color changer pt 5
      3m 50s
  6. 33m 13s
    1. overview
      37s
    2. local shared objects
      12m 54s
    3. retrieving data
      3m 0s
    4. sharing data
      5m 4s
    5. color changer modification
      11m 38s
  7. 53m 56s
    1. overview
      36s
    2. local communications
      1m 29s
    3. sending communications
      5m 34s
    4. receiving communications
      8m 33s
    5. domains
      6m 41s
    6. color changer connection pt 1
      12m 53s
    7. color changer connection pt 2
      11m 22s
    8. color changer connection pt 3
      6m 48s
  8. 1h 28m
    1. overview
      1m 5s
    2. XML basics
      3m 40s
    3. loading XML
      7m 1s
    4. processing XML
      11m 1s
    5. creating XML
      9m 20s
    6. sending XML
      2m 1s
    7. sandbox security
      3m 24s
    8. word game mod in XML
      6m 49s
    9. asfunction
      3m 44s
    10. languages pt 1
      15m 33s
    11. languages pt 2
      18m 31s
    12. languages pt 3
      6m 13s
  9. 56m 54s
    1. overview
      22s
    2. creating dates
      6m 23s
    3. extracting dates
      2m 25s
    4. formatting dates
      8m 9s
    5. event countdown timer pt 1
      14m 8s
    6. event countdown timer pt 2
      16m 11s
    7. event countdown timer pt 3
      9m 16s
  10. 2h 6m
    1. overview
      40s
    2. ood overview
      5m 1s
    3. building classes
      8m 3s
    4. conventions
      2m 24s
    5. classpath
      5m 17s
    6. library application pt 1
      15m 51s
    7. getters/setters
      6m 57s
    8. library application pt 2
      6m 18s
    9. library application pt 3
      7m 31s
    10. library application pt 4
      18m 1s
    11. library application pt 5
      16m 29s
    12. library application pt 6
      19m 41s
    13. library application pt 7
      14m 42s
  11. 1h 5m
    1. overview
      1m 9s
    2. packages
      4m 44s
    3. library application pt 8
      8m 25s
    4. extending classes
      5m 11s
    5. library extending classes
      6m 3s
    6. dispatching events
      4m 44s
    7. library application pt 9
      11m 27s
    8. scope issues
      3m 24s
    9. library application pt 10
      20m 2s
  12. 47m 41s
    1. overview
      19s
    2. components overview
      1m 40s
    3. building components
      1m 46s
    4. simple components
      11m 8s
    5. library application pt 11
      23m 17s
    6. library components
      9m 31s
  13. 36s
    1. goodbye
      36s

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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
Subjects:
Developer Web Programming Languages
Software:
ActionScript Flash Professional
Author:
Joey Lott

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