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Chapter 8. Functions > Applying Functions to Previous Knowledge

Applying Functions to Previous Knowledge

Now that you’ve seen most of the ways that built-in and homemade functions behave, it makes sense to review some previously covered concepts, which happen to apply seamlessly to functions. This section is almost a summary of functions—and that’s how you should see it. Here’s a chance to solidify a few concepts you’ve heard over and over.

Review Built-In Functions

All built-in functions return values. Some people actually define a “function” as only something that returns values. But we’ve seen that homemade functions don’t have this requirement—Flash’s built-in functions do. If you just remember that all built-in functions return values, you’ll also remember that they are used within expressions or statements. They don’t create statements by themselves.


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