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ActionScript 3: Advanced Scripting  (ADFL302)

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

Description:

Now that you can get some user input, manage symbols, and generally manipulate your Flash movie using ActionScript, it's time to dive in. Learn how to create, duplicate and manipulate your own objects, draw and import artwork in real-time, work with sound objects and, essentially, do anything you can think of using ActionScript. We combine all the techniques from the introduction, and expand on them, to show you real-world applications of ActionScript in, well... action. Learn how to make stunning effects and build your own applications using dynamic content with your Flash movie as the front-end user interface. If you thought we built some cool stuff in the first course, you'll love what we do in this one!.

Prerequisites:

ADFL301—ActionScript 3 is essential

This course is currently available in another city, on demand or for private classes only. Call us at 888.484.2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form and we will contact you to arrange a class date that is suitable to your availability.

Course Outline

  • ActionScript Review
    • using the Actions panel
    • creating basic Actions
    • functions
    • variables
    • conditional logic
    • loops
  • Advanced Variable Manipulation
    • string properties
    • concatenating strings
    • find/replace string functions
    • number properties
    • order of operations
    • Math. methods
    • getting variables from a text file
  • Kinetics
    • collision detection
    • acceleration
    • programming ease-in/ease-out
    • simulating gravity
    • simulating elasticity
  • Programmatic Design Solutions
    • duplicating/manipulating movie clips
    • the drawing API
    • controlled randomness
  • Working with Other Languages
    • interacting with Javascript
    • interacting with PHP/MySQL
    • interacting with XML
  • Examples and Exercises

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

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