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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Using Edge Animate to Create a Reusable Component Set

Presented at Adobe MAX in Los Angeles, CA on May 6th, 2013. This session will examine the Adobe Edge Animate Symbol structure and demonstrate a number of ways to achieve functional results similar to ActionScript using jQuery and JavaScript APIs. Learn these valuable techniques from Joseph Labrecque, senior interactive software engineer at the University of Denver. In this session, we will: Provide an overview of the Edge Animate Symbol structure Demonstrate how to accomplish “component” creation Show how to reuse these components in projects Slides: Recording:

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Adobe MAX is almost here… I’m Speaking on Edge Animate!

I’ll be happily speaking at Adobe MAX again this year on one of my favorite new topics: Edge Animate! Specifically: Using Edge Animate to Create a Reusable Component Set. Title: Using Edge Animate to Create a Reusable Component Set Description: This session will examine the Adobe Edge Animate Symbol structure and demonstrate a number of ways to achieve functional results similar to ActionScript using jQuery and JavaScript APIs. Learn these valuable techniques from Joseph Labrecque, senior interactive software engineer at the University of Denver. In this session, we will: • Provide an overview of the Edge Animate Symbol structure •

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Adobe Edge Tools Update

Adobe has released some pretty major updates to the Edge Tools and Services offering (as part of the Creative Cloud). This includes an update to Edge Animate, the first preview of Edge Reflow, and an updated Edge Code preview. Edge Animate In Animate, users will now be able to style and animate elements using radial or linear gradients using a totally redesigned color panel which allows the preservation of swatches within a project.  While the last update brought the ability to use Edge Web Fonts, we now have a new fonts panel which provides previews of any selected web font

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