Media praise for Actionscript Cookbook

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"Joey Lott’s ActionScript Cookbook is the best resource for Adobe’s ActionScript for the developer who wants to get things done from Page One....ActionScript Cookbook is really for the developer that eats code for breakfast. And with this book, those developers are set for lunch and dinner as well."
-- Regnard Kreisler C. Raquedan, Standard Web Standards

"Released in 2003, Joey Lott’s ActionScript Cookbook is the best resource for Adobe’s ActionScript for the developer who wants to get things done from Page One. I declare that based on the breadth of content the book covers. Name it, ActionScript Cookbook has it– illustration, data connectivity, multimedia and even full-fledged Flash applications."
-- Regnard Kreisler C. Raquedan, Adobe User Group - Philippines

"A worthy companion to the essential 'ActionScript for Flash MX' by Colin Moock, the 'ActionScript Cookbook' covers a surprisingly complete array of tasks for almost any project. The projects are organized into logical categories (Numbers and Math, Arrays, Dates and Times, FlashCom Server, etc.) and are copiously cross-referenced, to keep the recipes as concise as possible. The beauty of this approach is in its clarity and simplicity. Need to know how to dynamically set the color of a movie clip? Recipe 3.1 gives you the answer, short and sweet. Want to know how to return typed objects from ColdFusion into a Flash movie? Recipe 20.18 will get you there. Dynamically attach a scrollbar to a dynamic text box? Look at recipe 8.3. Each recipe states the problem to solve, offers a solution, and then discusses the 'how to' of the solution in detail. Simple. Straightforward. Effective...The 'ActionScript Cookbook' can help you find the most logical way to solve your problems, and help you find it faster. A professor of mine once posed a question, 'if you were stranded on another planet, what books would you need with you in order to do your job.' Whatever your other choices, I recommend you consider adding the 'ActionScript Cookbook' to your list. It's on my list."
--Brad Kozak, Author of "Macromedia Flash MX/FreeHand 10 Advanced: Training From the Source" and co-author of "Flash MX Audio Magic," August 2003