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10 Minutes with Flash: ActionScript You'll Never Have to Write Again
By Robert Hoekman
Feb 6, 2004
Robert Hoekman, Jr. is just as tired of writing code as you are, so he offers up some timely tips on storing ActionScript and loading it on-the-fly in this fourth installment of "10 Minutes with Flash."
10 Minutes with Flash: Bitmap Video Effects
By Robert Hoekman
Dec 5, 2003
In the first of a bi-weekly series of articles called "10 Minutes with Flash," Robert Hoekman, Jr. demonstrates how to make reality pretty again with faux video effects using simple bitmaps.
10 Minutes with Flash: Collision Detection for Flash Games
By Robert Hoekman
Mar 26, 2004
Spend 10 minutes with Robert Hoekman, Jr. to learn how to create collision detection for a Flash game.
10 Minutes with Flash: Creating a Custom Panel
By Robert Hoekman
Jul 23, 2004
In only 10 minutes, Robert Hoekman, Jr. shows you how to create a custom panel that pulls up Flash tutorials faster than you can say "Resources."
10 Minutes with Flash: Creating a Loader Component for Flash Player 7
By Robert Hoekman
Jun 25, 2004
Don't like writing the same script more than once? In just 10 minutes, Robert Hoekman, Jr. will show you how to turn a pre-loader script into a reusable component.
10 Minutes with Flash: Custom, Portable Color Palettes
By Robert Hoekman
Apr 9, 2004
Want to get rid of that pesky Web 216-color palette that Flash uses by default? Spend 10 minutes with Robert Hoekman, Jr. to learn how to replace it with your own custom color palette that can be reused in other projects.
10 Minutes with Flash: Graphics Tablets and Flash MX 2004
By Robert Hoekman
Apr 23, 2004
Step away from that mouse right now! In 10 minutes, Robert Hoekman, Jr. shows you how to make the best use of your graphics tablet while working with Flash.
10 Minutes with Flash: Quick Tricks
By Robert Hoekman
May 28, 2004
10 Minutes with Flash: Quick Tricks, Part 2
By Robert Hoekman
Jun 11, 2004
Didn't get enough tips and tricks in the last "10 Minutes with Flash" article? Fret not. Robert Hoekman, Jr. has a few other tricks in his arsenal, and each can help you work more efficiently and make you a happier Flash geek.
10 Minutes with Flash: Repeating History through Commands
By Robert Hoekman
Dec 23, 2003
Robert Hoekman, Jr. shows you how reliving the past with History and Commands can help you automate your life.
10 Minutes with Flash: Streaming Video with Flash MX 2004 Professional
By Robert Hoekman
May 13, 2004
Robert Hoekman shows you how to use the media display component included within Flash MX 2004 Professional. This component allows you to enable your video to play external Flash Video (FLV) files without having to do any Actionscript coding. Using this component, the external videos will actually stream to your users.
10 Minutes with Flash: SWF-to-SWF Communication
By Robert Hoekman
Dec 17, 2004
In the world of complicated web applications, there's often a need to communicate between multiple SWF files and to transfer data from one to another. In only 10 minutes, Robert Hoekman, Jr. gets you headed in the right direction with SWF-to-SWF communication.
10 Minutes with Flash: The World According to Shared Libraries
By Robert Hoekman
Jan 9, 2004
In 10 minutes or less, Robert Hoekman, Jr. can show you how to share assets between movies during development or on the fly.
10 Minutes with Flash: Using LoadVars to Send Form Data
By Robert Hoekman
Mar 12, 2004
In the latest installment of his 10 Minutes with Flash series, Robert Hoekman, Jr. shows you how to package up form data and send it to the server.
10 Minutes with Flash: Writing Custom Behaviors
By Robert Hoekman
Jul 9, 2004
Don't you wish Flash MX 2004 came with more built-in behaviors? In only 10 minutes or less, Robert Hoekman, Jr. helps you create your own behaviors and save yourself lots of grief.
8 Tasks in Flash MX
By David J. Emberton
Jul 26, 2002
David Emberton walks you through eight common tasks in Flash MX that demonstrate some of the biggest reasons why you should upgrade to the new version.
A Beginner's Look At ActionScript
By Joey Lott, Jen deHaan, Peter deHaan
Dec 9, 2005
ActionScript 2.0 offers new features unavailable in the previous version. This chapter explains what ActionScript is, and how 2.0 allows for greater customization of behaviors and scripts for Macromedia Flash animations.
A Critical Look at Flash MX
By David Emberton
Jun 14, 2002
Venture beyond regular software reviews and get some practical advice on what Flash MX has to offer you. David Emberton cuts through the "marketese" to discover the real Flash 6.0.
ActionScript 2.0: A Real Programming Language
By Matthew David
Dec 19, 2003
Matthew David illustrates how ActionScript 2.0, the new name for the new version of ActionScript, improves significantly over its predecessor.
ActionScript 3.0 and Math
By Doug Winnie
Aug 10, 2011
In this chapter, you'll learn all the basic arithmetic operators that you'll use in ActionScript. Also, there are some convenient shortcuts to make working with math easier that you'll cover as well.

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