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Learning Construct 2 by Aryadi Subagio

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What is an event system?

Construct 2 doesn't use a traditional programming language. Instead, it uses a unique style of programming called an event system. However, much like traditional programming languages, it works as follows:

  • It executes commands from top to bottom
  • It executes commands at every tick
  • It has variables (a global and a local variable)
  • It has a feature called function, which works in the same way as other functions in a traditional programming language, without having to go into the code

An event system is used to control the objects in a layout. It can also be used to control the layout itself. An event system can be found inside the event sheet; you can access it by clicking on the event sheet tab at the top of the layout.

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