On the Web
This is the most popular game-development resource site in the world. It is focused on game development on all types of platforms. You will find some amazing articles on a variety of game-specific topics (some of these references are included later in this appendix).
After Gamasutra, GameDev.net is the most popular game-development resource site. It also contains many interesting articles and features, as well as user forums where you can discuss issues with other developers.
Game Programming Gems 3
Edited by Dante Treglia
Charles River Media
ISBN: 1584502339; $69.95; www.charlesriver.com
This book contains numerous techniques developed by programmers in the game-design industry. While it is not Flash-specific, it does present many ideas and techniques that can be used in Flash games.