Flash Player: 2020

Adobe has announced that they plan, in cooperation with browser vendors, to end-of-life Flash Player in 2020. It is important to note a few things here… this is only in regard to Flash Player not AIR! The AIR team have some very cool stuff on the roadmap and AIR will continue on, regardless. Additionally, we now have a number of ways to convert content which requires such conversion through Animate CC and other tools. I’ve gathered a number of important resources around this topic… below! Flash & the Future of Interactive Content “Adobe is planning to end-of-life Flash. Specifically, we

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Cinematic Interactives with Animate CC

At the Adobe Education Leader 2017 North American Summit, I was able to give a demonstration of Animate CC features – specifically the virtual camera and global scripts / code snippets to create cinematic interactives. The recording is below – though I do walk around the room here and there so the audio quality varies. Interactivity and cinematography aren’t usually a set of terms that are used together… but with Adobe Animate CC (formerly Flash Professional) anything is possible! In this workshop, we’ll set up a project using existing assets and then add camera movement, effects, and interactivity in oder

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Speaking on Animate CC at Adobe MAX 2017

Thrilled to be speaking at Adobe MAX in Las Vegas later this year where I’ll be hosting a set of labs over the entire three days of the main conference. These will be geared toward a beginner/intermediate user approaching Animate CC – but we’ll also have goodies sprinkled throughout in the form of tips and tricks… and of course – all the neat new functionality that is sure to emerge! L254 – Rich Content Creation for Multiple Platforms with Animate CC Discover how to get started creating engaging animated and interactive content across multiple platforms in this hands-on lab exploring

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Adobe Animate CC: New Features – Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning

Along with the June release of Adobe Animate CC (2017.5) today comes my new course with Lynda.com and LinkedIn Learning: Adobe Animate CC: New Features! Adobe Animate CC is the focused animation software that takes all the best tools from Flash Professional and bundles them with Creative Cloud features. In this course, learn about the enhancements in the 2017 release of Adobe Animate CC with expert Joseph Labrecque. Explore the enhanced animation tooling included in this release, including Frame Picker enhancements and ease presets for classic and shape tweens. Plus, learn about interactivity enhancements, including global JavaScript declaration, the ability

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