Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding XMLList syntax, part of ActionScript 3.0: Working with XML.
Now we will dive a little bit deeper into XMLList syntax.…If you are following along I am working in 04_working with XMLList.fla in the Chapter 3 folder…or you can just use the same file you have been working with.…Let's select the first keyframe in the Actions Layer and open the Actions Panel…and take a look at what we are displaying in our text field.…So in the last movie we saw that we can generate an XMLList by referring to a repeating XML element.…The shorthand way to create an XMLList is refer to an XML object and then .…* that gives you an XMLList of all the children of that XML element.…
Now if you test the movie then we see that we get the same thing as we get if we type in Gallery_XML.image.…Right after the asterisk we can also type index 0 or index 1 to get one XML element.…Another great thing about working with an XMLList is that you can easily get the amount of XML objects inside of that list.…If you use the length method of the XML class you always get a value of 1 but if you use the length method…
- 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
5. Using PHP with XML Data
6. Working with Blogs
7. Working with the Flickr API
8. Working with Podcasts
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