Animate CC: Interactive HTML5 Canvas Video Projects

Since beginning this practice with the Adobe Generation Professional demo sessions, I’ve begun recording any live demos using Camtasia 9 and uploading them to YouTube. The full session with all speakers is linked below as well – but this segment has better audio and video. I also include the project files created during the session if you wish to download. Part of the “Four Masters of Animate CC” session from December 10th, 2016. Direct link: https://youtu.be/ViDw06N96MQ Animate CC Demo Files Joseph’s demo files (with video included) [176 MB] Joseph’s demo files (no video) [20.7 KB] Full Recording (Adobe Connect) Full

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Adobe Media Server, Apache, and Windows

I’ve been meaning to write about this for some time, for the benefit of anyone else who encounters the problem. Things are going to get crazy around here, so I might as well get this out there and out of my drafts! The problem itself is that we run a number of Adobe Media Server 5 instances at the University of Denver and after an upgrade over the Summer Quarter, streaming and stability pretty much went from 100% reliable to “we need to find another streaming solution”. So the setup is AMS5, bundled Apache 2.4, and Windows Server 2012. On

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Announcing AS3-WebVTT

AS3-WebVTT is a set of ActionScript 3.0 utility classes which enable the parsing and sorting of standard WebVTT (.vtt) files for video captioning. Why write a WebVTT parser in AS3? Simple. A lot of video is still served with Flash Player or AIR – we certainly still use it extensively at the University of Denver. Recently, we’ve found the need to integrate captioning through a standard format across our video delivery tools. We settled on support for the WebVTT standard and now make our work available for everyone. Another example of web standards and Flash innovation working hand in hand! So how is it

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Multi-Symbol Sprite Sheets from Flash Professional CC to Edge Animate CC

The other day I posted about using sprite sheets generated from the 2014 release of Flash Professional CC and using those within Edge Animate CC. It’s an awesome workflow between the two applications and works really, really well. A reader commented about a number of things – and one of the specific things that was asked revolves around the ability to export/import multiple symbols between the programs. So I set out to see how that worked… (it works amazingly well) Here’s a video of the entire process!

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