Friday, March 13, 2009

CHAPTER 3 - Types of components

Flash MX provides the following components:

Radio button - Represents a single choice in a group of mutually exclusive choices
Check box - Represents a single choice
Push button - Carries out a command when the user clicks it or presses Enter or Return
Combo box - Displays a list of choices
List box - Displays a list of choices
Scroll pane - Provides a scrollable window pane for viewing movie clips
Text scroll bar - Adds a scroll bar to a text field.

How you can use components

Here are some ways you can use components:

Web form Design a form that asks for a user’s address, telephone, e-mail address, and other personal information, then validates the data before submitting it to a server.

Build your car Create a Web form that allows users to order a car by selecting various graphic options instead of typing in the information. The fields are generated from the graphical interactions.

Survey Build a multiple-question, multiple-part survey that instantly tallies the results and charts the resulting survey data.

Photo album Create a personal photo album that takes a directory of images and thumbnails and wraps them with the Flash interface and navigation elements.

Loan calculator Design an online amortization calculator that calculates loan payments.
Web-based presentation template Create a template for slide-based presentations with simple, prebuilt navigation elements and a layout for images and text.


CHAPTER 1 - Introduction to Flash MX Tutorial
CHAPTER 1 - What you should know
CHAPTER 1 - View the completed movie
CHAPTER 1 - Analyze the stiletto.fla file
CHAPTER 1 - Define properties for a new document and create a ...
CHAPTER 1 - Create and mask vector art
CHAPTER 1 - Tween bitmap effects within a movie cl...
CHAPTER 1 - Load dynamic text at runtime
CHAPTER 1 - Add animation and navigation to button...
CHAPTER 1 - Add streaming and event sounds
CHAPTER 1 - Organize your Library panel
CHAPTER 1 - Test download performance and publish ...
CHAPTER 1 - The next steps
CHAPTER 2 - Introduction to ActionScript Tutorial
CHAPTER 2 - View a completed movie
CHAPTER 2 - Initialize the movie
CHAPTER 2 - Save and retrieve information
CHAPTER 2 - Display information in a dynamic text ...
CHAPTER 2 - Write an expression
CHAPTER 2 - Control the flow ofthe movie
CHAPTER 2 - Create commands and reuse code
CHAPTER 2 - Use a built-in object
CHAPTER 2 - Test the movie
CHAPTER 2 - The next steps
CHAPTER 3 - Introduction to Components Tutorial
CHAPTER 3 - Types of components
CHAPTER 3 - View the completed form
CHAPTER 3 - Create a form
CHAPTER 3 - The next steps