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Does anyone have any suggestions for a good book on learning Flash Application Programming. It would have to cover the very basics, and also some more advanced stuff, like database stuff. If you don't know of a book, but have any other good resources like web pages, or online tutorials that will be good too!

Thanks a lot!
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websites:

www.kirupa.com
http://www.adobe.com/support/documentation/en/flash/
http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flash/articles/actionscript_guide.html

I think a base knowledge of actionscript is going to be very important for you.  I have this book and quite like it:
Learning ActionScript 2.0 for Macromedia Flash 8

You can also get Animating with Actionscript which is good as well for animation type stuff.  (not necessarily applications though)

Just give yourself a project, open up flash and get in there and get your hands dirty using it.  :)
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I buy all my books from O'Reilly and here are a few flash ones:

http://www.oreilly.com/pub/topic/flash

Heres another good book:

http://astore.amazon.com/gp/detail.html?tag=everythingfle-20&linkCode=sb1&asin=0072223561

and some other useful resources to know/have:

http://www.flashdeveloper.nl/g_flash_Actionscript.html
http://board.flashkit.com/board/showthread.php?threadid=589171

hope these help ;-)

Ellandrd
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sorry.. Please split the points between these two users.. I am not sure how to split.
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half and half is probably good...  That ok with you ellandrd?
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ya sure im happy - 50/50...
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