• Program: Interactive Design Video Production
  • Course: ActionScript
  • Course #: MMVP2520
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course will provide students with the knowledge and hands-on experience they need to create dynamically generated animation and interactive projects with Flash. This course will build on the programming techniques introduced in MPRT1380 Print Media Programming. Students will work with Flash ActionScript classes, methods, functions, and event handlers. Students will focus on using ActionScript to reduce the dependence on Timeline-based tools. Students will implement ActionScript design patterns.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Control visual objects with ActionScript
Animate with ActionScript
Use ActionScript programming (loops and arrays) to attach, name, and control MovieClip objects
Use Flash ActionScript classes
Load external media with ActionScript
Create Flash audio applications with the Flash sound object
Analyze techniques to deploy ActionScript driven Flash applications
Access XML data
Apply design patterns to ActionScript applications
Create dynamic data-driven Flash applications

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites:  MPRT1380 or instructor approval
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park

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