SWF File Structure and Tags

This chapter provides tutorial notes and example codes on SWF file structure and tags. Topics include introduction of SWF file structure; simple SWF file dissected; 'swfdump' command output.

What Is SWF?

SWF File Structure

SWF File Example - rectangle.swf

SWF File Example - Dump Output

SWF File Definition and Control Tags

Conclusions:

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Adobe Flash

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Firefox

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Chrome

 Adobe Flash Player Plugin for Safari

 Adobe Flash Player ActiveX for IE

 Using "object" Elements for Flash Files

 Using "embed" Elements for Flash Files

 "mp3player" - MP3 Music Player

 SWFObject - Hidding "object" behind JavaScript

 Flash Player Projector

 SWFTools - SWF File Manipulation Tools

 SWFC Script to Generate Flash SWF Files

 ActionScript Embedded in SWFC Script

 AS3Compile - ActionScript 3 Compiler

 Adobe Flex SDK 4

SWF File Structure and Tags

 SWF File Processing Rules

 SWF Files for Video and Audio Streams

 Outdated Tutorials

 References

 PDF Printing Version