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Chapter 8. Welcome to ActionScript 2.0 > Introduction to ActionScript 2.0

Introduction to ActionScript 2.0

Those of you who have been coding in Flash will find this section very useful; it covers some of the differences and advantages in the new version of Flash's programming language.

Several changes have been made to ActionScript to hold closer to ECMA standards. Some of these changes include strict data typing, function return data typing, and parameter data typing. Also, there is a new way to build class constructors, but that is covered in more detail in Chapter 19.


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