Macromedia Flash MX is the de facto standard for delivering web-based multimedia and rich Internet applications to over 500 million users worldwide. The Action Script for Flash MX Pocket Reference provides a complete summary of Action Script, Flash MX's object-oriented programming language, covering the methods and properties of core objects and classes. Also covered are Action Script's global properties, global functions, operators, statements, keywords, and directives. This pocket reference includes an excellent summary of Action Script syntax and best practices, covering datatypes, variables, loops, conditionals, identifiers, event handling, and object-oriented programming in short order. For programmers coming to Action Script from other languages, it includes a quick orientation to the most common Flash elements and operations, including movie clips, loading and drawing graphics, text manipulation, data transfers, and XML parsing.