Flash MX ActionScript
The Designer's EdgeeBook - 2002
Annotation Get the Edge on Flash ActionScript from the Designer & prime;s Perspective<br />As a professional web designer you want to use ActionScript to add interactivity to your Flash creations. But previous books on ActionScript have assumed you have a programming background, leaving out key details in order to cover a lot of ground. In the process many designers and other professionals new to programming have been left behind.<br />Flash MX ActionScript: The Designer & prime;s Edge fills these gaps, using a consistently visual approach that emphasizes conceptual illustrations and color charts. These are complemented by interactive tutorials on the book & prime;s companion website. Best & ndash;selling author J. Scott Hamlin and multimedia instructor Jennifer S. Hall make everything from fundamentals to high & ndash;end techniques accessible by truly teaching you how ActionScript works, not just presenting code.<br />Key topics you & prime;ll learn about include:<br /> & lowast; The Flash MX interface to ActionScript<br /> & lowast; Programming mouse interactivity<br /> & lowast; Writing and reusing ActionScript<br /> & lowast; Coding core animation techniques<br /> & lowast; Working with text fields<br /> & lowast; Doing the math: Creating curving paths with trig functions<br /> & lowast; Handling object collisions and other gaming techniques<br /> & lowast; ActionScript drawing techniques<br /> & lowast; Encapsulating reusable code with ActionScript components<br /> & lowast; Debugging and troubleshooting your ActionScript.
Publisher: Alameda, Calif. : SYBEX, ©2002
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 369 pages) : color illustrations