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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Flash CS4 Professional in 24 Hours, Fourth Edition by Lynn Beighley, Phillip Kerman

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Chapter 21. Designing a Website to Be Modular

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WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS HOUR:

  • How to use the Loader class to play one movie inside another or display an external image (.jpg, .gif, or .png)

  • How to play external MP3 sounds

  • How the URLLoader and URLVariables classes enable you to import the contents of text files

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It’s possible to create a huge website entirely with one giant Flash file. However, separating the site into modular segments has distinct advantages: You can have portions of the site load as needed instead of making every visitor download everything; several team members can work on the same site simultaneously; you can update portions of the site as they change instead of having to reedit one master file; ...

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