Tentative Topics
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Topics for the semester:

The technical aspects of the class will include:

Classes and Packages
Importing Libraries
Functions (including constructor functions)
Adding and manipulating attributes via code
Properties and Linkage
Display objects (movie clips, sprites, text fields)
Coding conventions and debugging
Variable declaration and usage
Data types
Random numbers
Conditional statements and loops
Instancing via code
Creating buttons via code (adding Listeners to make them active)
Graphic drawing capabilities via code
User interaction and system events
Text field manipulation and hyperlinking
Programming animated sprites (physics-based and timeline-based)
Using Timers
Draggable objects and collision detection
Accessing and writing external data
Custom cursors
Loading screens
Creating and programming sounds
Accessing system data