AS3 and Loading Text Files
19 May 2011
Flash is capable of loading external textual content at run time using the ActionScript 3 URLLoader Class. Loading external text at run time is a technique used to create Flash movies which can be easily updated without the need to go back to the FLA. The URLLoader Class is responsible for loading all textual content and that include in addition to regular text files, XML, HTML, and CSS.
This tutorial is sourced from the Republic of Code: http://www.republicofcode.com/tutorials/flash/as3externaltext/