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

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Chapter 6. Custom Classes

As an ActionScript programmer, you can create an unlimited variety of applications. The more experience you gain, the more you’ll realize how often you end up writing code that performs certain custom tasks over and over again. For example, let’s say that last month you created an address book application for a client. This month you learn that you need to create an employee directory for the same client. Immediately you’ll notice that there are many similar features between an address book and an employee directory. In fact, an employee directory can have all the features of the address book, plus some extras. If you created an address book class for the address book application, you would be able to reuse it for the ...

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