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Q: Are there alternatives to Arial, Times, and Georgia for Web designers?
The short answer is YES!
The slightly longer answer is that most designers use Arial, Times, or Georgia, and, to a lesser degree, Verdana, Trebuchet MS, Courier, and Comic Sans because they think that’s all they have at their disposal, but they are wrong.
The long answer is that the core Web fonts (the one listed above plus Impact and Web Dings) are used because they are almost guaranteed to be installed on the vast majority of computers your designs are likely to be installed on. One fact of life in Web design is that unless the end user's computer has access to the font file, then the browser cannot use it.
ActionScript 3 offers a great solution to ensuring that your method parameters have values even when no values are passed. The solution is called default parameter values, which allow you to predefine default values for specific method parameters.
Parameters are an essential construct of a method, and the ability to type parameters is of the utmost importance. But what if you are not sure of the value type for a parameter?
Loading external variables into Flash opens up a whole world of possibility.
ActionScript 3 namespace definition keywords are extremely powerful and can really simplify your code.