Introduction to ActionScript3

ActionScript3 is the programming language that is used in CS3 through CS5.

ActionScript is a full blown object oriented programming language that is similar to C++ and Java.

ActionScript makes it possible to:

  • Add interactivity to a flash movie.
  • Respond when an event, such as a mouse click, occurs.
  • Allows you to use random numbers to change the sequence of events.
  • Lets you create games that respond to the mouse or the keyboard.
  • Import external files and sounds.

Older versions of Flash are NOT compatible with ActionScript3!

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