Jeff Kamerer is a computer scientist at Adobe Systems who has worked on the Flash authoring team since 2002.

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Creating ActionScript 3.0 components in Flash – Part 4: Events

(Jun 09, 2008)

Add interactivity to the MenuBar component by adding event handlers to control drop-down menu functionality.

Creating ActionScript 3.0 components in Flash – Part 6: Invalidation model

(Jun 09, 2008)

Improve performance by controlling when a component's appearance is redrawn using ActionScript 3.

Creating ActionScript 3.0 components in Flash – Part 8: Keyboard support

(Jun 09, 2008)

Learn how to allow users to navigate through selectable items in components using keyboard commands.

Creating ActionScript 3.0 components in Flash – Part 9: Shim compiled clip

(Jun 09, 2008)

Learn how to optimize and prepare your components for distribution without distributing the source code.

Creating ActionScript 3.0 components in Flash – Part 3: From prototype to component

(Jun 09, 2008)

Convert the prototype project into a MenuBar component.

Creating ActionScript 3.0 components in Flash – Part 2: MenuBar component prototype

(Jun 09, 2008)

Create the MenuBar component functionality and build the ActionScript 3 class.

Creating ActionScript 3.0 components in Flash – Part 7: Focus management

(Jun 09, 2008)

Use ActionScript 3 and FocusManager to control how focus events are handled for display objects.