If you’ve ever looked at the list of names that scrolls by at the end of a movie, you
know that it “takes a village” to create a work of art. Books are not that much different,
and it would be impossible for me to acknowledge the contributions of everyone
who has helped make this a manuscript that I am proud to put my name on.
Add seamless, interactive, user-controlled delivery to your Flash applications. This book builds upon your understanding of basic ActionScript (AS) syntax with the foundational skills that you need to use XML in Flash applications and AS2 or AS3 to migrate your existing applications.
Beginning with an introduction to XML, XML parsing methods, and a short introduction to AS2 you learn how to create a universal XML load/onload Class as well as a universal XHTML parser. Then you learn how to use Components using XML as the data source, including the menu, menubar, datagrid and tree component.
Aircraft wake (photo courtesy of Cessna Aircraft Company). This photograph first appeared in the Gallery of Fluid Motion, Physics of Fluids (published by the American Institute of Physics), Vol. 5, No. 9, Sept. 1993, p. S5, and was submitted by Professor Hiroshi Higuchi (Syracuse University). It shows the wake created by a Cessna Citation VI flown immediately above the fog bank over Lake Tahoe at approximately 313 km/h. A r r f altitude was about icat 122 m above the lake, and its mass was approximately 8400 kg. The downwash caused the trailing vortices to descend over the fog layer...