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Look Up Movies with Flash and the Rotten Tomatoes API - Tuts+ Premium

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Premium members: here's this week's tutorial. Here, you'll learn how to interact with the Rotten Tomatoes API for looking up information about movies, as we put together an efficient library that is easy to use and can quickly be expanded.


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To use the demo below, immediately click the try button to use the default API key provided, or type in your own API key if the default key returns an error.

Type in a keyword and click Go to search; results are displayed within a draggable window. Click a movie poster to maximize its parent window.

For a larger view, click here.

In this tutorial, I'm not going to explain how to build the UI above (although all the code for the UI is provided); I'm going to explain how to use the Rotten Tomatoes API to obtain movie data that you can use in any UI or Flash app.


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