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Today’s deal is Foundation ActionScript 3.0 with Flash CS3 and Flex By Sean McSharry, Steve Webster, Todd Yard. This book covers all the essential techniques from the ground up, allowing you to get up and running quickly and easily. Starting with the fundamentals, you’ll learn about using ActionScript objects, manipulating sound and video, and harnessing the power of regular expressions and XML.
The book concludes with two case studies to consolidate what you’ve learned and to introduce some more advanced techniques. This will give you a good grounding in the new and exciting world of ActionScript 3.0 and show you how it all fits together in larger applications, allowing you to go on and build your own professional sites.