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AdvancED ActionScript Components

Mastering the Flash Component Architecture

Authors: De Donatis, Antonio

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  • Over a million Flash developers worldwide—a huge potential market
  • The only book focusing exclusively on ActionScript components
  • Compatible with the next version of Flash, to be released later this year
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Macromedia's architecture is like a chest filled with precious jewels, and this book is quite simply the key to open it! One of the most important tools provided with Flash is the Macromedia Component Architecture: a framework of components written in ActionScript 2, based on established design patterns, that provides a wealth of functionality you can just bolt on to your Flash applications when desired. This can save you an enormous amount of time during application development and help you improve the quality of your code. What's more, the source code is included, so if you can't find the component you need within the component architecture, you can just modify existing components to create your own!

Expert Flash developer and author Antonio De Donatis gives you everything you need to master Flash components. In the first part, he shows you how the architecture works, how to create effective component-based applications, and how to create your own custom components from whats already provided. The second part shows how XML can be used to effectively describe and dynamically create not only single component instances, but whole applications based on any number of components.

The last part of the book is a comprehensive reference to using all of the components already available in the Macromedia Component Architecture. It includes a specific chapter dedicated to each of the user interface components like basic usage, component management, customization, and practical examples showing usage of each component.

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Softcover $49.99
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  • ISBN 978-1-59059-593-0
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  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
AdvancED ActionScript Components
Book Subtitle
Mastering the Flash Component Architecture
Authors
Copyright
2006
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Antonio De Donatis
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-0130-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-0130-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-59059-593-0
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIV, 584
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