6 Very Useful Classes for String in ActionScript


In program development, string is a very important part. If we have many powerful classes about string, how easier the coding will be. Then we have collected a list about the string class for your reference. It will be ver helpful for your coding work not only save more time but also very convenient.

As 3 Inflector

The Inflector allows for pluralizing,singularizing,camel casing, underscoring, and humanizing words.


AS3 StringTokenizer

One useful utility in the java.util package is the StringTokenizer class. The ActionScript StringTokenizer is a convenience class which provides a simple mechanism from which Strings can be extracted into individual tokens based on a specific delimiter.


ActionScript 3 Inflector class for pluralizing and singularizing words

The as3 Inflector class can be used to pluralize or singularize most words.  It is essentially a direct port of the Rails inflector class.


zeh.compression.LZW (AS2)

LZW is a static class that allows string compression using the Lempel-Ziv-Welch – or LZW – algorithm. It provides good compression with a fast engine that can have split iterations and is ideal to send large amounts of compressible data to a server, like the points that form an image.



Formatted strings are a real convenience—one that is sorely missing from the Flash Actionscript library. This adds in the sprintf functionality.



It is show how to use JSON in Actionscript.

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6 Responses to “6 Very Useful Classes for String in ActionScript”

  1. adampasz says:

    Nice links. Is there an AS3 Sprintf?

  2. Abraham says:

    Very useful, thanks!
    There’s also StringUtils from Grant Skinner, its nice too http://www.gskinner.com/blog/archives/2007/04/free_extension.html

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