Thomas Sampson

Making Flash and Javascript Communicate

Making actionscript communicate with javascript is something I have achieved before by using the following action



However today I found a much better way to provide stable communication between the two languages One benefit of the method described here is that it does not make the “link clicked” sound in IE6+ which the getUrl actionscript call will trigger.

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Actionscript as an OOP language

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Recently I have delved into very simple programming in flash (provided by the actionscript framework), running seqencial code for small animations or math functions. The following tutorial shows how to apply the rules of the OOP model to actionscript (the language for scripting flash applications)