I've just finished attending an online session for the introduction of using Flash 8 Actionscript. It was delivered by Brian Chau (Programme Engineer from Adobe) through Macromedia Breeze.
The tutorial covered:
1.Event Driven Programming
*System events and user events
2.Understanding Flash Object model
*visual and non-visual objects
3.Demystifying Object-Oriented Programming
*what, why and how
For anyone who is interested in seeing the tutorial go to this link: http://mmse.breezecentral.com/p67512593/
The next session, Deliver Rich Mobile Experience with FlashLite 2 is on the 22nd of June at 12noon (ESTD in Sydney) and it's free for anyone to attend. Go to this link to find out more.