Why Flash Professional Still Matters for the Web and Beyond

Why Flash Professional Still Matters for the web and beyond from Joseph Labrecque Adobe has placed some very significant effort into making Flash Professional a multi-platform, target-agnostic animation and asset creation tool. The results — are spectacular! No longer constrained to a single platform and budding with new creative tooling; Flash Professional has become an animation and interactivity powerhouse. Join Joseph Labrecque, Adobe Community Professional and author of the new Lynda.com course “HTML5 Canvas and WebGL in Flash Professional CC” for an overview on using Adobe Flash Professional CC 2015 to publish content for HD Video, HTML5 Canvas, WebGL, animated

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Apache Flex Committer

Having been on vacation – I’m a bit late in posting this… but last week was invited to join Apache Flex as a committer. I accepted :) The Apache Flex PMC is excited to welcome Joseph Labrecque as our newest committer! Joseph has been steadily contributing to the Flash and Flex community for several years. He is very well known in the learning and conference speaking circuits as well. Please join us in welcoming him as a committer to the Apache Flex project. So what will I be contributing to the project? Not quite sure yet – though I am

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Speaking at Adobe MAX 2015

Adobe MAX October 3-7, 2015, Los Angeles, CA Adobe has announced the initial set of speakers for MAX 2015¬†and I am happily involved with both a session and a lab! While I have spoken at a number of past MAX sessions, I have never done a lab before – so this is something I am very excited about. So what are my sessions about? ADOBE FLASH PROFESSIONAL CC is what! Last year I took a break from MAX… having been present at every MAX since 2008, I was okay with this. This year I return refreshed and energized – I’m

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Adobe EdEx Group: Flash Exchange!

Flash Exchange is a group for discussion and resource sharing around the Adobe Flash Platform with a focus on education and educators. All Flash-related content and interest is welcome: Flash Professional CC, Flash Player, AIR, HTML5 Canvas and WebGL, animation, creative tooling, Adobe Connect, Adobe Media Server, ActionScript, JavaScript, Flex, Starling, Feathers, Away3D, mobile development, apps, games, video streaming, et cetera… http://edex.adobe.com/group/flx   More about the Adobe Education Exchange: The Adobe Education Exchange is your online hub to help ignite creativity in your classroom. With instructional resources, professional development, and peer-to-peer collaboration, you’ll find the support you need here.

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Creative Cloud Event Denver 2014 – RECAP!

On July 10th, 2014 – I had the pleasure of presenting alongside fellow Denverite Paul Trani for the Denver Creative Cloud Event. Thanks to all who came out to learn about much of what is new in Creative Cloud! It might be surprising to some, but in the 3 hours given, we were barely able to scratch the surface of everything that is new in this 2014 milestone. We had a full house at the venue – and below are a few photos of the event and its aftermath. Have photos from the event? Please share in the comments!

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EC3 Contributor Interview: Jeffry Houser

Please start by telling us your name, the name of your project (if different), and any other contributors that make up the project as a whole. I’m Jeffry Houser. I don’t have a project so much anymore, in that I just sometimes write and record songs for fun. Flying Closer to the Sun was one of the songs I wrote for February Album Writing Month. The purpose is to write and record a full album during the month of February. I wrote 19 songs; some good some bad. This is one of my favorites. All the recordings are here: http://fawm.org/fawmers/reboog711/.

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EC3 Contributor Interview: coderjun

Please start by telling us your name, the name of your project (if different), and any other contributors that make up the project as a whole. My name is Jun Heider and the name of my solo endeavors is “coderjun”. Sometimes, I have contributors, this time it was the submission of anonymous track art which I think looks most excellent. What is the history of your particular aural endeavors? How did you get started working in this area? I think the first time I started to dabble with music was when my father bough our family an Amiga 1000 while

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