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Foundation ActionScript 3, Second Edition by Paul Milbourne, Darren Richardson

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CHAPTER 7

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Working with Video

This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Types of video format
  • How to access, load, and display video
  • How to control video once it has loaded
  • How to send data to and from video

In this chapter, you will learn the basics of how to load and control video using ActionScript 3.0. After an introduction to encoding, delivering, and playing video, you’ll build a simple video player. This example will demonstrate how to define the video location, control its loading and use, and display information about it and its state.

Video on the Modern Web

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