What Web developers need to know about using Flash's interactivity and scripting features
Flash, one of the most popular Web technologies, is often used to build reliable dynamic, graphically rich front-ends to Web-based services and e-commerce applications. This book provides Web application developers with a complete introduction to the interactivity and the client/server interaction features provided by Flash 4. Nigel Chapman, author of Digital Multimedia and Perl: The Programmer's Companion, explains all topics at an intermediate/advanced level, incorporating ample e-commerce applications and substantial working examples. Coverage includes Flash 4 animation concepts, an introduction to interactivity, scripting, interface elements, client/server interaction, Flash 4 generator, and a discussion of Flash and other technologies.
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A guide to the power and potential of Flash 5 scripting for the Web.
Flash 5 is the perfect tool for creating immersive, interactive and animated websites. ActionScript, the Flash 5 scipting language, shares many features of fully-fledged programming languages and to harness its full power requires some understanding of programming. The purpose of this book is to illustrate what can be achieved with objects, movie clips, smart clips and other ActionScript features to create interactive movies, reusable interface elements, virtual shopfrints, website navigation controls, and other exciting and innovative Flash applications.
This book concentrates on the programmable features of Flash 5. Readers will require some prior knowledge of Flash 5, or be prepared for a fast-paced tour through the basics. For users wanting to test advanced features and to challenge the software to produce better solutions, this book is the starting point to find out more about:
* User interface elements
* Movie clips
* Client-server interaction
* Flash and other technologies
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Book Description Wiley, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # mon0000418450
Book Description Wiley, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0471497819
Book Description John Wiley & Sons. Book Condition: New. pp. 264. Bookseller Inventory # 7578947