Understanding code hinting


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Understanding code hinting

Code hints can save you large amounts of time when writing code and simultaneously help you learn ActionScript faster. Code hints appear when you type certain special characters in Flash. Right now, I don't want you to type the code that I'm typing; I just want you to watch my screen to see how it works. You'll learn about how to type all this code later on in the title. So I'm going to set the word 'var' and then a space and then 'gameLoader' with a capital L, and then I'm going to type what are the special characters that brings up code hinting. That's a colon. So I type that, and I get this menu.

I can navigate with my keyboard or with my mouse. There are a ton of things to choose from, but if I start to type in what I want, which is Loader with an L, I'll type that colon again, Loader, then Flash will eventually highlight that code in the Code Hinting window. Now, I can simply press Return on my keyboard and Flash will write Loader for me. A...

Understanding code hinting
Video duration: 2m 3s 7h 8m Beginner Updated May 23, 2012

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Understanding code hinting provides you with in-depth training on Developer. Taught by Todd Perkins as part of the ActionScript 3.0 in Flash Professional CS5 Essential Training

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