open world. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Welcome to Introduction to ActionScript , a book on ActionScript that anyone, including you, can edit!. These functions will be discussed in this chapter as well as the second section of this book. Other built-in functions do not belong to a built-in class. They can be. The definition of private has changed since ActionScript , where it allowed access by subclasses. If you do not specify an access modifier explicitly, the.

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Introduction to ActionScript 2.0/Properties and Methods

ActionScript is intended for interactive multimedia elements such as games and websites. This will be covered in the second section. Introduction to ActionScript 2. So, we started to research how we could fill this void and provide a book to our students that would really help them beyond the actionscrip.

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We won’t learnt how to make our own constructor functions actiinscript the third chapter. Some of these functions are methods of built-in classes like MovieClip and Math. Italic Indicates new terms, URLs, email actionsdript, filenames, file extensions, pathnames, and directories.


He also presents video training for Lynda. From Wikibooks, open books for an open world. Variables and Data Type. Constant width italic Shows text that should be replaced with user-supplied values. Indicates new terms, URLs, email addresses, filenames, file extensions, pathnames, and directories. In most cases, these exercises and notes are not central to understanding syntax or a topic as a whole. Let’s try out our apple example again with this.

In the first frame of the main timeline: Let’s say we have a second actiojscript on our apple MovieClip with a half-eaten apple.

This book is here to help you get your job done. Give it the instance name of ‘apple’. Extra thanks to Linda, Ron, and Rachel for their endless patience and support. The main timeline the timeline on 2.00 you’ve been working on all along is a MovieClip instance. In other languages Add links.

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Plain text Indicates menu titles, menu options, menu buttons, and keyboard modifiers such as Alt and Command. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. We can do this:. If you want to learn animation, find a book that teaches you to animate with Flash.

The book is divided into two halves, starting with interface-centric material and culminating with a series of recipe-style problem-solving chapters, including one that focuses on ActionScript 2.


With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Let’s try this out. One situation in which we must use this is when a parameter and a timeline variable have the same name.

Type in actionscrript following code:. This book was designed to be read linearly.

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Zevan would like to thank: Is it possible cookboik reference the main timeline from the apple? Null and undefined are considered equivalent values with the normal equality operator i. We are both developers who use ActionScript extensively in our everyday work, but we are also teachers.

Since someBoolean was undefined, it was ‘not true’ but not false eitherso! Although we feel this volume covers the basics fairly well, both a familiarity with the Flash interface and knowledge of programming fundamentals is assumed.