Using the drawing API
Flash Player 9 and later, Adobe AIR 1.0 and
Although imported images
and artwork are important, the functionality known as the drawing
API, which allows you to draw lines and shapes in ActionScript, gives
you the freedom to start an application with the computer equivalent
of a blank canvas, on which you can create whatever images you wish.
The ability to create your own graphics opens up broad possibilities
for your applications. With the techniques covered here you can
create a drawing program, make animated, interactive art, or programmatically
create your own user interface elements, among many possibilities.