Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Building the RSSReader class, part of ActionScript 3.0: Working with XML.
Now we are going to start building the RSSReader Class.…If you are following along, find the exercise files in Chapter 4 and then go to the 04_02 folder and find the Start Folder.…In there we are going to be working with 02_RSS.fla…and then you will find the folder structure com, lynda, XML and then RSSReader.as.…Open that file as well.…If you don't have access to the exercise files folder make sure to create the same folder structure com, then lynda, then XML.…Now I will go over to Flash.…Let's define our RSSReader.as file first.…
If you don't have access to the exercise files, you can just simply create your own class,…make sure it's part of the com.lynda.xml package, import Flash.events.…*, Flash.net.…* make sure to save it as RSSReader.as and make sure it extends the event dispatcher class.…That way we will be able to dispatch events.…If you are not familiar with dispatching events that just means to trigger an event yourself.…Let's take a look at the properties in this class.…
There is a private property called XML Loader that's a URL loader, a public property called feed that's an XML object,…
- Understanding XML data
- Creating XML in ActionScript 3.0
- Working with external XML data
- Building a reusable RSS reader class
- Using PHP with XML
- Working with blogs
- Working with Flickr images using the Flickr API
- Working with podcasts
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Understanding XML Data
2. Creating XML in ActionScript 3.0
3. Working with External XML Data
4. Building a Reusable RSS Reader Class
Exploring an RSS file3m 1s
5. Using PHP with XML Data
6. Working with Blogs
7. Working with the Flickr API
8. Working with Podcasts
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