Controlling web video with ActionScript 3 FLVPlayback programming

January 2011

Software & Technologies

Flash Pro, ActionScript 3.0, Web Video, Web Design, Programming Concepts


This article provides an overview of programmatically controlling the ActionScript 3 FLVPlayback component, which is included in Adobe Flash Professional CS5 as a built-in solution for displaying video on the web. The FLVPlayback component can be manipulated manually at author time or dynamically at runtime using the component’s ActionScript programming interface. To take full advantage of all the component’s features, you have to dive into the dynamic approach.