Adobe® Flash® CS5
Professional is the standard authoring tool for producing high-impact
web experiences. Components are the building blocks for the rich Internet
applications that provide these experiences. A
a movie clip with parameters that allow you to customize the component
either during authoring in Flash or at run time with Adobe® ActionScript® methods,
properties, and events. Components are designed to allow developers
to reuse and share code, and to encapsulate complex functionality
that designers can use and customize without using ActionScript.
Components allow you to easily and quickly build robust applications
with a consistent appearance and behavior. This manual describes
how to build applications with Adobe ActionScript 3.0 components.
Adobe® ActionScript® 3.0 Language and Components Reference
each component’s application programming interface (API).
You can use components created by Adobe®, download components
created by other developers, or create your own components.