Are you uncertain of how to use XML data in Actionscript 3 and Flash? If so, you’re in luck because we’ve just uploaded a brand new Flash tutorial to YouTube. It comes in two parts and guides you through how to load and use XML data in Actionscript 3. In particular, the tutorial works with an RSS feed – but of course the techniques apply to all types of XML data.
Here are some of the points covered:
- loading an XML file in Actionscript 3
- extracting particular data from the XML file
- extracting lists of tags from the XML file
- working with namespaces
- using filtering expressions
It’s all pretty straightforward once you’ve mastered the technique – come and take a look.
View the videos after the break – or simply visit our YouTube channel.
The tutorial comes in 3 parts, it’s probably best to watch them back to back. Total viewing time comes to around 14 minutes.
The videos are available in full 720p HD format on YouTube – link underneath each embedded video.
Enjoy – and please let us know in the comments what you’d like to learn next!