Adobe Flash (formerly Macromedia Flash) has its own language called ActionScript. This has helped developers to create simple user-interactions and complex Flash based games.
The first use of an "emoticon" is credited to an article in Reader's Digest May 1967 issue. However, the "smiley emoticon" was first used on the Carnegie Mellon message board by Scott Fahlman on September 19, 1982. [more...]