What Is AS3Compile?

This section describes what is AS3Compile - A stand alone compiler for ActionScript 3.0 developed by the SWFTools team for generating SWF applications.

What Is AS3Compile? as3compile is a stand alone compiler for ActionScript 3.0 developed by the SWFTools team for generating SWF applications. It aims to be compatible with Adobe's Flex compiler.

If you want to try AS3Compile, you need to download and install SWFTools from www.swftools.org as described in the previous chapter.

Here is the manual page of AS3Compile 0.9.1:

NAME
   as3compile - Compile .as ActionScript 3.0 files to swf.

Synopsis
   as3compile file.as [-o file.swf]

DESCRIPTION
   Compiles a file written in ActionScript 3.0 to a SWF file.

OPTIONS

   -C, --cgi
      Output to stdout (for use in CGI environments)
   
   -R, --resolve
      This flag will cause the compiler to try filenames like 
      "FooBar.as" for classes named "FooBar".
   
   -D, --define namespace::variable
      Set a compile time variable (for doing conditional compilation)
   
   -X, --width
      Set target SWF width
   
   -Y, --height
      Set target SWF width
   
   -r, --rate
      Set target SWF framerate
   
   -M, --mainclass
      Set the name of the main class (extending 
      flash.display.MovieClip)
   
   -l, --library file
      Include library file file. <file> can be an .abc or .swf file.
   
   -I, --include dir
      Add additional include dir dir.
   
   -N, --local-with-network
      Make output file "local with networking"
   
   -L, --local-with-filesystem
      Make output file "local with filesystem"
   
   -T, --flashversion num
      num must be >= 9.
   
   -o, --output filename
      Set output file to filename.
   
   ...

AUTHOR
   Matthias Kramm <kramm@quiss.org>

Last update: 2014.

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Adobe Flash

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Firefox

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Chrome

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Safari

 Adobe Flash Player ActiveX for IE

 Using "object" Elements for Flash Files

 Using "embed" Elements for Flash Files

 "mp3player" - MP3 Music Player

 SWFObject - Hidding "object" behind JavaScript

 Flash Player Projector

 SWFTools - SWF File Manipulation Tools

 SWFC Script to Generate Flash SWF Files

 ActionScript Embedded in SWFC Script

AS3Compile - ActionScript 3 Compiler

What Is AS3Compile?

 smiley.as - First ActionScript 3 Example

 MyMovieClip.as - Adding Graphics and Text

 ShowSystem.as - Showing System Properties

 Adobe Flex SDK 4

 SWF File Struture and Tags

 SWF File Processing Rules

 SWF Files for Video and Audio Streams

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

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