"An information-packed tome of in-depth ActionScript knowledge, covering all the subtleties." --Gary Grossman, Engineering Manager for the Macromedia Flash development team * Harness ActionScript and take Flash interactivity to a whole new level * Master advanced scripting techniques and take control of objects and components * Build menus, forms, multiplayer games, preloaders, and more If ActionScript can do it, you can do it too... Flash MX ActionScript lets you take Flash interactivity and effects to a new level. Packed with tutorials, sample scripts, and unrivaled coverage of advanced topics, this comprehensive guide shows you step by step how to make the most of ActionScript, whether you're a Flash designer who's new to programming or a seasoned developer who wants to push Flash interactivity to the limit. From scripting basics to components, menus, forms, and games, it's the only book you need to master ActionScript and take Flash to a new dimension. Inside, you'll find complete coverage of ActionScript * Discover how to plan and architect interactive Flash MX projects * Get the scoop on variables, data types, operators, and other ActionScript basics * Take control of predefined objects - from Button and Mouse to Sound and XML * Harness the power of components - and learn to build your own * Find out how ActionScript works with Web browsers, Flash Remoting, Lingo, screen readers, and Pocket PC development * Create interfaces and data-driven movies - menus, forms, multiplayer games, and more * Learn how to catch common mistakes and debug ActionScript "Once a 'voodoo science' of Flash development, building server integrated Flash applications now becomes a practical reality with the help of the ActionScript Bible's coverage of Flash Remoting." --Demian P. Sellfors, CTO, (mt) Media Temple Bonus CD-ROM * Macromedia Flash documents for every example * Macromedia Flash MX, Director, Shockwave Studio, JRun Server, ColdFusion Server, HomeSite, and Dreamweaver trial versions * Custom components * Xadra Fortress Professional evaluation versionReinhardt, Robert is the author of 'Macromedia Flash Mx Actionscript Bible' with ISBN 9780764536144 and ISBN 0764536141.