Join Todd Perkins for an in-depth discussion in this video Connecting buttons to the controller, part of Flash CS4 Professional: Object-Oriented Programming .
In this movie we are going to finish our Model View Controller slideshow…application by connecting buttons to the Controller class. In the FLA file…I have a movie clip on the bottom right and that is called the right_mc, which…you can see in the Properties inspector. If I double-click that movie clip,…there are two buttons inside of it: prev_btn and next_btn.…So we are going to connect these buttons to our SlideshowController class.…Let's go over to the SlideshowDocument and then the first thing I'm going to do…is import the SlideshowController class. So I'm going to import…mvc.SlideshowController and then I'm going to create a new public property.…
I'll call the slideController and the data type is going to…SlideshowController.…After I've define the model, so on line 24, I'll go to the next line I'll give a value…to the slideController. Slidercontroller = new SlideshowController…and then I'll pass in the model, which is SlideModel. From there I'm going to delete…the extra method I created called containerClicked because from here on, …
- Loading external text, images, and XML files
- Creating essential properties for a View class
- Defining a Model class
- Building and implementing interfaces and designs
- Debugging projects
- Building applications with Controller-class buttons
Skill Level Intermediate
1. ActionScript 3.0 Essentials
2. Advanced ActionScript Techniques
3. Object-Oriented Programming Fundamentals
4. The Model View Controller Design Pattern
5. Building a Model Class
6. Building a View Class
7. Building a Controller Class
8. Improving and Debugging the Application
9. Moving Forward
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