Should I learn ActionScript 3.0? What is it needed for?

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Aug 13, 2021 Aug 13, 2021

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** The short questions **

 

Do I need ActionScript to use with Animate and make interactive animations for my website? 

 

When / Why would learning ActionScript would be useful? 

 

Are there any video classes for ActionScript? 

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Aug 13, 2021 Aug 13, 2021

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AS3 is the scripting language for SWFs. SWFs require Flash Player if you want to run them on a website. Flash Player was forcibly banished from every web browser on the planet a year or two ago. So no, AS3 is not needed or even an option for interactivity on the web anymore.

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Stick to javascript.


Multimedia Developer, Character Creator, and Animator.

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