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The Const Keyword

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Amazingly, I’ve never covered the const keyword, but a couple of recent comments have prompted me to cover the subject in depth with today’s article.

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Compile-Time Constants

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Alec McEachran’s latest article about constants reminded me of a trick I’ve recently learned and became a big fan of. His article expresses the pain endured by those who wish for both speed and maintainability in their AS3 apps. The solution the article doesn’t reach though is that of compile-time constants. This is truly the best of both worlds, so let’s learn about it.

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