AS2 → AS3: Using onReleaseOutside

Download Example Files One of the things that is weird to figure out about AS3 is why a MOUSE_UP_OUTSIDE event (or something similar) was not included. This leaves for work-arounds that mimic that behavior and this is one way I've seen it done (probably not the only way, but one of the ways to skin […]

AS2 → AS3: Button Event Handling

Download Example Files In AS3, no longer are you able to do a simple onPress or onRelease handler to make a button (or a movie clip that acts as a button). As with pretty much everything else, all that is now event based. It may be a bit confusing at first but it's actually quite […]