An introduction to ActionScript 3.0 – week 5r3dux | April 25, 2011
Week 5 of the ActionScript intro is a practical exercise-writin’ affair with lots of assistance provided. When I first delivered this material last year I wanted to stop talking about programming and get the students actually using ActionScript and getting the hang of writing and debugging their code, so I switched from slides to A4 hand-outs with exercises. Unfortunately, many of them hadn’t had enough practice or paid enough attention in class, so for the second class I wrote a document explaining where many students were going wrong when attempting the exercises in class – how to correctly use brackets, functions with/without parameters and return types, pushing and popping data to/from arrays etc.
In this bundle, I’ve reversed the order so that Lesson 1 is the “where-did-I-go-wrong” part, and Lesson 2 is the exercises to try out your ActionScript skills – feel free to take on the exercises first if you’re feeling confident.
Download link: An Introduction to ActionScript 3.0 – Week 5 (both lessons combined)
Audience: Beginners who know a little about variables, functions, objects and how to perform some basic programming math.
Content License: This material is released under a creative commons non-commercial attribution share-alike 3.0 license by me (r3dux) and come with no guarantee of correctness, fitness for purpose or anything of the sort.
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