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ActionScript 3 Programming Tutorials
How to Target Movieclips from an ActionScript 3 Class
Target any MovieClip from any AS3 class.
The ActionScript 3 Display List Explained
The display list is the new metaphor for MovieClip and interactive object stacking order in AS3.
Find out all about it here.
How to Target MovieClip Timeline Frames Without Using AS3 Frame Scripts
Dispatching ActionScript 3 events and listening for them at specific MovieClip frames.
Reversing the Order of User Data Input with ActionScript 3
How to reverse the order in which a user enters numbers into a text field from a keyboard.
Useful for maths AS3 applications.
How to Create and Use an ActionScript 3 Base Class
Learn how to control any number of MovieClips from a single AS3 class.
Using a Container with a Single Set of ActionScript 3 Event Listeners
Another great way of writing less AS3 code.
The Definitive Way of Avoiding SWF Browser Caching
Browser caching of SWFs can be a big headache for AS3 developers. Learn how to avoid it once and for all.
A Detailed Experiment on SWF Browser Caching
Just how do some of the common browsers handle SWF caching?
And is there any difference in browser behaviour between localhost and a remote host? Find out here.