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Macromedia® Flash® 8 ActionScript: Training from the Source by Danny Patterson, Jobe Makar

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Chapter 1. Introduction to ActionScript 2.0

Introductions form the start of any great relationship. Get ready, then, to be introduced to your new best friend: ActionScript! We believe you’ll find ActionScript a satisfying companion—especially as you delve deeper into the relationship. Although you might not necessarily think of scripting as a creative endeavor, a working knowledge of ActionScript can spark all kinds of ideas—ones that will enable you to create dynamic content that can interact with your users on myriad levels. Best of all, you’ll get the satisfaction of watching your ideas grow into working models that fulfill your projects’ objectives.

In this lesson, we’ll show you some compelling reasons for learning ActionScript, as well as ...

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