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Chapter 1. A Gentle Introduction for Non... > Further ActionScript Concepts

1.2. Further ActionScript Concepts

You've already seen many of the fundamental elements that make up ActionScript: data, variables, operators, statements, functions, and arguments. Before we delve deeper into those topics, let's sketch out the rest of ActionScript's core features.

1.2.1. Flash Programs

To most computer users, a program is synonymous with an application, such as Adobe Photoshop or Macromedia Dreamweaver MX. Obviously, that's not what we're building when we program in Flash. Programmers, on the other hand, define a program as a collection of code (a series of statements), but that's only part of what we're building.


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