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Chapter 2. Using Event Handlers

Chapter 2. Using Event Handlers

It’s common knowledge that for every action there is a reaction. In the physical world, things happen around us all the time—usually as the result of a specific action. We push buttons, we push people, we even push people’s buttons, all with a single purpose: to solicit a response. The Macromedia Flash way of saying this is that for every event there is an action.

In a Flash environment, the responses that come from pushing, holding, moving, entering, leaving, and so on are triggered by event handlers. They represent the first step in getting your movie to do anything interactive—which is why a thorough understanding of them is vital.


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