ActionScript is an object-oriented programming script commonly used for Adobe Flash and Adobe AIR environments. First appearing in 1998, the language is a dialect of the ECMAScript and is primarily employed in the development of websites and software targeting the Adobe Flash Player platform.
ActionScript is used to develop websites and software via the Adobe Flash Platform and is also used on web pages that are embedded with SWF files. The language is known as open source, meaning it is offered free of charge to users.
The language is available in 2.0 and 3.0 version are used in mobile technologies, desktops, smartphones, laptops, televisions, tables and much more.
Traditionally ActionScript was designed specifically for controlling 2D vector animations created in Macromedia Flash, since then the programming script has evolved to now be used for mobile development, basic robotics and database applications.
The programming language elements are simple for developers to learn with the language elements, classes, libraries and components easily available for exploration via online portals and programming communities.
Features for the ActionScript programming language are outlined below:
Compatible across browsers - ActionScript can easily manage cross-browser functions, and both HTML and CSS code is safely interpreted without any issues.
Interactive functionality - the ActionScript language supports audio, animation and video handling and interactivity. Flash apps can collect data and make websites interactive and functional without any issues.
Flash Player is installed on 97% of computers, with ActionScript the programming script used in Flash – making it a readily available option that is commonly used globally.
The language is simple to learn and implement by professional developers.
There is a built in troubleshooting options for Flash, making it easier to get answers when questions arise.
ActionScript is used as a programming language that allows developers to create onscreen environments including games, tutorials and eCommerce applications.
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