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AS3 Language Reference Shortcuts ("Go" URLs)

Posted August 20, 2009 by senocular

For the longest time I've been using a "go" URL to quickly access the Flex ActionScript 3.0 language reference:
http://adobe.com/go/AS3LR
This is a redirect for:
http://livedocs.adobe.com/flex/3/langref/index.html
... or whatever is the most up-to-date language reference for Flex currently. Only today did I discover there's one for the Flash CS4 (or most up-to-date version of the Flash authoring tool) language reference. And that URL is?:
http://adobe.com/go/as3lr
That's right, the same thing in lowercase! This is, currently, a redirect for:
http://help.adobe.com/en_US/AS3LCR/Flash_10.0/
So there you have it, two short and simple URLs that can easily take you to any one of the two standard language references for Flex/Flash/ActionScript. And in case you were wondering, yes, I do use these instead of bookmarks. But if you use bookmarks, these are the addresses to bookmark since they will always direct you to the most recent versions of the language reference.