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Hacks #61-64

Flash originally started as a low-bandwidth animation tool, but since then Macromedia has added many features that support building graphic user interfaces (GUIs).

In recent years, Macromedia has been promoting Flash as a platform for Rich Internet Application (RIA) development. To that end, Macromedia has enhanced Flash's event-driven language, ActionScript, making it easy to write application code that can respond to user interaction and thus act as "GUI glue"—the thing that holds your interface together and drives it.


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