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Flash And AIR 15 Beta Updated
Updated beta versions of Flash Player 15 and AIR 15 are now available for download on Adobe Labs. Changes include Stage3D Standard profile support for iOS and Android (this was introduced in v14 for desktop only), improved Windows 8 support, AIR Gamepad enhancements, hardware video decoding in Chrome (PPAPI) on Windows, and automatic software fall back with StageVideo. More details can be found in the release notes.
(Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:41:00 -0400)
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt To Host Adobe MAX Sneaks
Adobe MAX is just over a month away. This year I'll once again have the privilege of hosting MAX Sneaks, and my celebrity co-host will be the very talented Joseph Gordon-Levitt (A River Runs Through It, Angels in the Outfield, 3rd Rock from the Sun, Inception, Looper, ...). Not that you needed another reason to attend MAX, but, yeah, now you do indeed have one more reason to attend.
(Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:07:00 -0400)
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Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2014 Finalists Announced
Last week I mentioned the fun I had reviewing submissions for this year's Adobe Design Achievement Awards. Well, the finalists have been announced, and winners will be announced at a screening and reception at Adobe MAX on October 5, 2014.
(Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:40:00 -0400)
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Adobe Muse Updated
Adobe Muse had a major update in June, and the team has just announced that the product has been updated yet again to include support for self-hosted web fonts, CAPTCHA form protection, right-to-left languages (Hebrew and Arabic), and more. Creative Cloud users should see the update in the Creative Cloud app, and when you do update, you'll also find updated content within the product.
(Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:56:00 -0400)
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Fun Reviewing Awards Submissions
Today I got to spend a few hours reviewing student submissions for our 2014 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. In addition to hanging out with some really talented judges, the real treat was seeing some of the absolutely amazing creative submissions. We'll announce winners at MAX in October, but until then I consider myself truly fortunate to have had the chance to review student work that could rival anything created by professionals and studios. Wow!
(Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:05:00 -0400)
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Using Flash Pro To Generate HTML5
Designer and Developer Dave Gámez has posted an excellent overview of how to use Flash Pro CC to produce HTML5 content. This one is well worth the read.
(Mon, 11 Aug 2014 23:57:00 -0400)
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Flash And AIR 15 Now In Beta
The Flash and AIR teams show no signs of slowing down. Less than two months after the release of version 14, the beta versions of Flash Player 15 and AIR 15 are available for download on Adobe Labs.
(Wed, 06 Aug 2014 23:49:00 -0400)
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Brackets .42 Released
The Brackets team has announced the release of v0.42 which features themes, language mode switching, lots of little bug fixes, and some new translations.
(Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:40:00 -0400)
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Last Day For MAX Early Bird Pricing
Title says it all. Today is the last day for MAX 2014 early bird pricing. Register today, or pay more tomorrow.
(Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:03:00 -0400)
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The New Edge Animate Actions Panel
Edge Animate CC 2014 (version 4) features a new Actions Panel which offers a new streamlined workflow for visually adding actions to specific elements and on the timeline. Actions allow you to provide event-based instructions to your composition. As explained in this blog post, these instructions include playing an animation, creating a hyperlink, creating article links in a DPS magazine, changing text, and many more.
(Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:24:00 -0400)
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Illustrating Instruction: Tad Carpenter Creative
We've published hundreds of articles and tutorials to help users get the most out of their Creative Cloud subscriptions, and we've also invested in imagery as compelling as the instruction itself. Over on the Creative Cloud Blog we've posted an interview with Tad Carpenter, a Kansas City, MO, based illustrator and designer who created stunning illustrations for our content.
(Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:17:00 -0400)
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Lightroom Mobile For Beginners Lunchtime Studio
We all take photos all the time, especially using our mobile devices, and over time our photo collections grow, often to be rather unmanageable. Lightroom Mobile provides a quick and easy way to access, manage, and edit all of your images using Creative Cloud. If you are new to Lightroom Mobile, then come join Creative Cloud Learn Interns Julia Grummel and Kathleen Kirker as they teach you beginning steps and pro-tips for organizing, editing, and finalizing your photos on your mobile devices. Lunchtime Studios: Lightroom Mobile for Beginners will take place on July 30th at noon Pacific Time, and will also be streamed live online.
(Thu, 24 Jul 2014 15:59:00 -0400)
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ColdFusion Builder Updated
ColdFusion Builder 3 Update 2 has been released. It addresses a series of issues, as defined in this post. The team has also posted some notes on ColdFusion Builder 3 automatic updates notification and installation options.
(Wed, 23 Jul 2014 23:02:00 -0400)
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PhoneGap Build Now Supports Cordova 3.5.0
Title says it all, the PhoneGap team has announced that PhoneGap Build now supports Cordova 3.5.0.
(Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:01:00 -0400)
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Introducing Source Han Sans
While on the subject of fonts and TypeKit, today (in partnership with Google) we announced the release of Source Han Sans, a new open source Pan-CJK typeface family that is now available on Typekit for desktop use. Source Han Sans, available in seven weights, is a typeface family which provides full support for Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, and Simplified Chinese, all in one font. It also includes Latin, Greek, and Cyrillic glyphs from our popular Source Sans family. All told, each font weight in the family has a total of 65,535 glyphs (the maximum supported in the OpenType format), and the entire family rounds out at just under half a million total glyphs.
(Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:31:00 -0400)
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