This tutorial will cover the basics of using the Date() class and the Timer() class in ActionScript 3. The Timer class, as you may know, is new to AS3. The ActionScript 2 equivalent of a Timer object would be the setInterval method, which is no longer available to us in AS3. So, with no further ado, let’s get started.
Tutorial | Creating a Timer in ActionScript 3
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