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There are plenty of books on ActionScript. Colin Moock's Essential
ActionScript books are the best, but they're not too beginner oriented. If
you search Amazon.com for 'actionscript' you'll find many fine books. There
are also loads of tutorial sites.
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>> I am not able to study the document and learn the actionscript.
>> Is there any other method to learn actionscript perfectly.
The built-in documentation can be intimidating, but I encourage you to
keep at it. Once you learn the ropes, the F1 key may very well be your
first stop in the future. It's only a keystroke away. ;) You didn't say
what version of ActionScript you're interested in learning, but since this
isn't the AS3 forum specifically, I'll start with AS2.
Here's an article that may help you with the documentation:
As Dave Mennenoh said, there are tons of books on the market, and I
agree that Moock's are the best, for both ActionScript 2.0 and 3.0. For me
personally, "best" in this context means "most thorough," though obviously,
different people look for different qualities. You may also enjoy
"Object-Oriented ActionScript for Flash 8" (friends of ED), by Todd Yard and
If you're interested in ActionScript 3.0, you'll find an updated edition
of the Yard/Elst book, and you may also want to consider "Foundation Flash
CS3 Professional for Designers" (friends of ED), by Tom Green and myself.
The latter is not exclusively a programming book, though it has what a
number of readers have described as a surprisingly high amount of code (in a
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"Luck is the residue of good design."
It's not something you'll pick up in a day. So be patient and spend some time working with it. You'll get in soon enough.