Published by OReilly Media (http://oreilly.com/catalog/9780596526948/)The #1 Resource for the Flash Development CommunityWritten by world-renowned ActionScript expert Colin Moock, Essential ActionScript 3.0 is a true developers handbook, packed with practical explanations, insightful warnings, and thousands of code examples to help you to get the job done right. Learn the core ActionScript language, including:* object-oriented programming* classes and objects* variables, methods, and functions* inheritance* datatypes and arrays* events and exceptions and moreExplore visual and interactive programming * the display API* hierarchical event handling* mouse and keyboard interactivity* animation and vector and bitmap graphics* text and content-loading operationsGet applied advice on code-production issues* combining ActionScript with assets created in Flash* using the Flex framework in Flex Builder 2* creating reusable code librariesABOUT THE AUTHOR:Colin Moock has guided an entire generation of Flash developers to ActionScript proficiency with his acclaimed books, articles, speaking tours, and videos, including The Lost ActionScript 3.0 Weekend (OReilly). Hes dedicated to ushering in the Multiuser Era, a time when no application will be without multiuser features. His Union Platform gives developers the tools to join the quest by adding multiuser interactivity to their own content.Superb Reading FeaturesThrough a partnership between O'Reilly Media and Lexcycle, this app includes the same features that have made Stanza an iPhone phenomenon with over a million downloads:* Full book text search* Several fonts and themes to choose from* Built-in dictionary* The ability to add annotations* Landscape view* Extensive cross-referencing and working hyperlinks* Zoom function for images and screenshotsAbout O'Reilly MediaO'Reilly Media spreads the knowledge of innovators through its books, online services, magazines, research, and conferences. Whether it's delivered in print, online, or in person, everything O'Reilly produces reflects the company's unshakeable belief in the power of information to spur innovation. Learn more about Ebooks from O'Reilly at oreilly.com/ebooks.About LexcycleLexcycle is the creator of Stanza Bookbinder which was used to create this standalone book application. Stanza Bookbinder is based on the popular iPhone Ebook reading application, Stanza. For more information about Stanza, visit www.lexcycle.com.