as3compile - Man Page

Compile .as ActionScript 3.0 files to swf.

Synopsis

as3compile file.as [-o file.swf]

Description

Compiles a file written in ActionScript 3.0 to a SWF file.

Options

-h,  --help

   Print short help message and exit

-V,  --version

   Print version info and exit

-v,  --verbose

   Increase verbosity

-q,  --quiet

   Decrease verbosity

-C,  --cgi

   Output to stdout (for use in CGI environments)

-R,  --resolve

   This flag will cause the compiler to try filenames like "FooBar.as" for classes named "FooBar".

-D,  --define namespace::variable

   Set a compile time variable (for doing conditional compilation)

-X,  --width

   Set target SWF width

-Y,  --height

   Set target SWF width

-r,  --rate

   Set target SWF framerate

-M,  --mainclass

   Set the name of the main class (extending flash.display.MovieClip)

-l,  --library file

   Include library file file. <file> can be an .abc or .swf file.

-I,  --include dir

   Add additional include dir dir.

-N,  --local-with-network

   Make output file "local with networking"

-L,  --local-with-filesystem

   Make output file "local with filesystem"

-T,  --flashversion num

   num must be >= 9.

-o,  --output filename

   Set output file to filename.

Example

The following is a basic as3 file that can be compiled e.g.
with as3compile -X 400 -Y 400 smiley.as

// smiley.as
package
{
    import flash.display.MovieClip

    public class Main extends MovieClip
    {
        function Main()
        {
            this.graphics.beginFill(0xcccc00)
            this.graphics.drawCircle(200,200,200)
            this.graphics.endFill()
            this.graphics.beginFill(0x000000)
            this.graphics.drawCircle(140,150,50)
            this.graphics.drawCircle(260,150,50)
            this.graphics.drawRoundRect(140,270,120,10,20);
            this.graphics.endFill()
        }
    }
}

Author

Matthias Kramm <kramm@quiss.org>

Info

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