Action Script

Action Script is an object-oriented programming language originally developed by Macromedia Inc. (now dissolved into Adobe Systems). It is a derivation of HyperTalk, the scripting language for HyperCard. It is now a dialect of ECMAScript (meaning it is a superset of the syntax and semantics of the language more widely known as JavaScript), though it originally arose as a sibling, both being influenced by HyperTalk.

Action Script is primarily used for development of website targeting adobe flash player applications. You can create interactive flash application using action script. To go ahead with this course you must have basic knowledge of programming.

We have covered topics like syntax of action script, data types, variables, functions, operators, control structure, flash install, use flash, flash tools, debugging, events, practical implementation of control structures, sound control and clock.

You can see action script contains feature that are never heard of in programming like sound control. Action script is really interesting programming language. But today it’s not used that much because of HTML5, CSS3 and JS. Still you can learn in depth about action script at

http://www.adobe.com/devnet/actionscript/documentation.html

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