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ActionScript

A scripting language for Flash animations that is similar to JavaScript. Introduced in 2000 with Flash 5, which was the first Flash version to be fully programmable, ActionScript is based on ECMAScript. See Flex and Flash.
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We find that the Flash ActionScript method generates the largest number of packets due to the requirement that the Flash measurement needs to transfer some security access policies for the "sandbox" between the Flash client and the measurement server.
More work in improving and modernising the Flash runtime itself is planned, and the ActionScript language itself will be getting an update.
AirLicense provides an ActionScript function interface to the QuickLicense runtime executable with a few drop in components.
5, a key component of the Adobe Flash Platform, allows web developers to use HTML, JavaScript, ActionScript and the free, open source Flex framework to deliver web applications outside the browser.
Other highlights include working with the Actions panel to create ActionScript for basic interactivity, using Flash's Publish feature for putting Flash creations on the Web, and importing and working with various non-Flash content, including artwork from other applications, and sounds and video.
In Flash CS3, you can choose to create either an ActionScript 2 file or an ActionScript 3 file.
You should also be familiar with ActionScript, although the book is pretty good at guiding the reader gently through this aspect of the application.
Customize content with ActionScript, the Flash language that gives you maximum control
While there will always be a place for linear animations, most of today's Flash content requires much more interactivity, and ActionScript is the key.
0 fits easily into existing Flash workflows by including full ActionScript support that allows designers and developers to create dynamic, interactive and animated content in a variety of formats, including SWF and QuickTime.
She provides conceptual background, project examples, and step-by-step instructions in discussing specific skills applied in chapter lessons on topics including distributing Flash movies, working with drawn objects and symbols, and analyzing ActionScript.
While the original Box2D library was in C++ it has been ported to a number of other languages including ActionScript (used in Flash) and JavaScript.