Flash Professional CC 2014 – SVG Export for Edge Animate

Now that the 2014 release of Adobe Creative Cloud is released and available to everyone, I’d like to highlight one of the coolest new workflow enhancements between two of my favourite applications: Flash Professional and Edge Animate! Flash Professional is a highly flexible asset generation beast. You can use all sorts of internal tools to draw out and animate rich, complex vector assets. Edge Animate does not include a lot of internal tools for asset generation – it relies on other Creative Cloud applications for this task. Flash Professional and Edge Animate make a great pairing due to these facts

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Edge Animate: Absinthe Quiz!

I recently gave a short set of talks for the Adobe Apps for Education: Live! series which aims to demonstrate uses of Adobe products for educational purposes in short, 30 minute project examples. These are divided into two talks; a morning talk for beginners, and an evening talk for advanced concepts. There are links to the full recordings, completed projects, source code, and other resources over at the Adobe Education Exchange. Here is the completed animation project: Create Animated Content with Edge Animate Here is the functional advanced quiz project – test your knowledge of absinthe basics: Create a Dynamic Quiz with

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Adobe Day at DU

As part of my “day job” at the University of Denver, I try to both get university people interested in Adobe solutions and provide the means for Adobe people to get information to the university. One mechanism that has been set up for this is the ability to hold small, mini-conferences on campus with Adobe representatives. I was able to help organize one such event, yesterday. The focus of this event was Creative Cloud and the Digital Publishing Suite. I was asked to speak on some of the Edge Tools and Services and also touch upon some of the good

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Audio and Responsive Scaling in Adobe Edge Animate 3.0

With a brand new version of Adobe Edge Animate CC (v.3) out in the wild… I have published a short video demonstrating how an audio project from my book, Learning Adobe Edge Animate, using Animate 1.0 can be successfully adapted to use both the new integrated audio feature and true responsive scaling with Edge Animate CC. Two really nice features worth noting! Edge Animate CC new features include: Audio support: Import and sync audio files with animation playback or user interactions Responsive animations: Apply scaling or percentage-based layouts to fit mobile and desktop screens. Script loading: Integrate 3rd-party libraries like

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Adobe Apps for Education: Live

Want to attend an eSeminar that supports you to develop new skills and find inspiring uses for Adobe Applications in the classrooms? Come along to these short 30 min seminars and take away a new skill set and activity to use tomorrow. Come to one or come to many. All sessions can be joined from desktop, laptop, tablet or mobile devices. I’ll be offering the following presentations: Beginning Edge Animate for Education Wednesday 21 May 2014 8am (PST) Learn the basics of Adobe Edge Animate from a fellow educator as you explore a simple project you can implement in your

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