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Handling ActionScript Associative Arrays

New FFD Mag article
by Huw Collingbourne
Tuesday 2 November 2010.

The new issue of Flash&Flex Developer’s Magazine is now available.

As you may know, I write a regular column called ActionScript in Action. This month I look at the mysteries of the associative arrays (Hashes) built into the Object class at the root of the ActionScript class hierarchy.

Unlike Ruby, ActionScript does not provide a rich set of methods for manipulating associative arrays. In this month’s article, I explain how you can easily write your own methods.

The magazine is available as a free download from: http://ffdmag.com.

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