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Colin Moock is an independent ActionScript expert whose world-renowned books have educated Flash programmers since 1999. He is the author of the canonical "Essential ActionScript 2.0" (O'Reilly, 2004) and "ActionScript for Flash MX: The Definitive Guide" (O'Reilly, 2003, 2001). Moock runs one of the web's oldest Flash developer sites, www.moock.org and is the co-creator of Unity, a client/server framework for creating multiuser applications.
I highly recommend this book to fellow developers out there.
If you have come from various other programming languages like Java, C++ or any object oriented programing language you will understand the first 5 chapters easily.
If you have that book, getting this one will not be a waste of time as this book is a complete rewrite.
This book I think is the best Actionscript 3 book ever. Not perfect of course, there's always something you want to do that's not on the book but very complete.Published 8 months ago by Ulises Bocchio
This was purchased as a gift so I can't say much about the book but, I do know my friend was very happy to add it to their collection. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Missy
This book taught me in a few months what I had been struggling to grasp for years. I felt their examples were a little dry and did not translate well to real world environments,... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amanda
I use this book as a reference all the time at work. I highly recommend it. I have access to it through our company's electronic library but it is much more useful as a real... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Russell Thornton
It explains all I wanted to know , it is very descriptive and gives good examples. Very easy to read.Published 14 months ago by Mark Denny
Nothing describes the subject of Object Oriented Programming easier and better than this book, with this book you have the feeling of understanding every programming subject. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Haydex Kadhim
This is a mandatory book for anyone learning or improving his skills on Actionscript 3. Extensive coverage of all aspects of this programming language. Truly "Essential".Published 21 months ago by William del Colle Dias
The author offers interesting takes on a number of topics, none of them of particular consequence. Many more interesting books available.Published 22 months ago by paul jordan
This is a really complete and good book for starting out with AS3. The only thing it's missing is a better index, and a reference section, where (like other Colin Moock books), it... Read morePublished on November 26, 2012 by LilDwarf