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Learning ActionScript in Flash MX
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Learning ActionScript in Flash MX

with Chris Byerley

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Learning ActionScript in Flash MX with Chris Byerley is a movie based reference style workshop. The workshop takes you through the most common pieces of code in a quick and effective manner. Much like a live reference manual, Chris will show you the correct syntax and how to incorporate code into your projects. This CD-ROM is perfect for finding that quick answer or for learning the scope of ActionScript in general.
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  1. 33s
    1. welcome
      33s
  2. 7m 54s
    1. comments
      1m 58s
    2. syntax
      5m 56s
  3. 10m 36s
    1. events
      1m 42s
    2. button event
      2m 36s
    3. movie clip event
      3m 22s
    4. the output window
      2m 56s
  4. 13m 21s
    1. targeting
      5m 5s
    2. using_root
      3m 2s
    3. using_parent
      3m 2s
    4. using_this
      2m 12s
  5. 12m 27s
    1. next and previous frame
      5m 26s
    2. working with labels
      4m 50s
    3. working with frame numbers
      2m 11s
  6. 8m 36s
    1. properties and methods
      8m 36s
  7. 12m 6s
    1. load Movie
      6m 3s
    2. load Level
      6m 3s
  8. 20m 40s
    1. variables
      2m 25s
    2. displaying variables
      2m 13s
    3. input variables
      3m 38s
    4. appending to variables
      1m 25s
    5. variable math
      4m 58s
    6. variable scope
      6m 1s
  9. 21m 2s
    1. using if
      4m 32s
    2. using else if
      3m 32s
    3. operators
      1m 24s
    4. nested ifs
      3m 33s
    5. complex ifs
      4m 54s
    6. using switch
      3m 7s
  10. 3m 53s
    1. boolean
      3m 53s
  11. 10m 16s
    1. building a preloader
      10m 16s
  12. 8m 51s
    1. functions
      2m 42s
    2. function arguments
      2m 33s
    3. using return
      3m 36s
  13. 5m 22s
    1. building a timer
      5m 22s
  14. 6m 40s
    1. building an array
      6m 40s
  15. 10m 2s
    1. for loop
      4m 5s
    2. for in loop
      2m 38s
    3. while and do loop
      3m 19s
  16. 4m 0s
    1. building a combo box
      4m 0s
  17. 3m 32s
    1. building a jump menu
      3m 32s
  18. 3m 6s
    1. using loadVars Object
      3m 6s
  19. 2m 11s
    1. understanding linkage
      2m 11s
  20. 14m 58s
    1. attaching movie clips
      3m 51s
    2. duplicating movie clips
      4m 33s
    3. removing movie clips
      1m 48s
    4. drag and drop
      4m 46s
  21. 3m 33s
    1. getting the mouse position
      3m 33s
  22. 9m 14s
    1. using the hit test
      4m 50s
    2. hit test with movie clips
      4m 24s
  23. 4m 55s
    1. understanding Objects
      2m 5s
    2. understanding Object object
      2m 50s
  24. 3m 11s
    1. using the color object
      3m 11s
  25. 8m 53s
    1. using the key object
      8m 53s
  26. 9m 31s
    1. evaluation
      2m 53s
    2. pathing
      6m 38s
  27. 16m 15s
    1. understanding the sound object
      5m 22s
    2. loading mp3s
      4m 1s
    3. building a volume slider
      6m 52s

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Learning ActionScript in Flash MX
3h 55m Intermediate Sep 12, 2002

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Learning ActionScript in Flash MX with Chris Byerley is a movie based reference style workshop. The workshop takes you through the most common pieces of code in a quick and effective manner. Much like a live reference manual, Chris will show you the correct syntax and how to incorporate code into your projects. This CD-ROM is perfect for finding that quick answer or for learning the scope of ActionScript in general.

Topics include:
  • Dot syntax
  • Events
  • Pathing
  • Variables
  • Loading external content
  • Working with movie clips
  • Preloaders
  • Functions
  • Logic
  • Boolean, and more, all presented in small bite size servings
Subjects:
Developer Web
Software:
Flash Professional
Author:
Chris Byerley

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