Speaking on Edge Animate at Adobe MAX!

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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Edge Animate Power Workshop – Free Videos

As with all of my publications with video2brain, there are a number of free videos that are made available through a number of distribution channels, including the video2brain website and YouTube. I have added all of these to my Edge Animate playlist for easy access. In all; 25 videos at nearly 2 hours of free Edge Animate content. Not a bad little resource. Oh, and if you want the full 4.5 hour Edge Animate Power Workshop course; I have a 20% discount code for you! Coupon Code: EDGE20 is good through the 25th of January, 2013! Included Videos: Edge Animate

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Edge Animate Power Workshop

In this project-based workshop, Joseph Labrecque teaches you how to use some of the more advanced features in Adobe Edge Animate 1.0, including responsive layout design, external data consumption, and dynamic content generation. You’ll also learn about using compositions on mobile devices, generating content from Flash Professional for use in Animate, and a variety of distribution mechanisms that go well beyond the standard web browser. All this will be demonstrated in the process of creating an animated logo, a responsive header, a dynamic slideshow, and more. Edge Animate Power Workshop: Go Beyond the Basics Duration: 4 hrs 20 min In

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Learning Adobe Edge Animate

I’m very pleased to announce that my new book “Learning Adobe Edge Animate” is now in print and available through the publisher and is soon to be made available a wide variety of international retailers such as Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and the like. For those looking for digital versions; these will be available shortly for iPad, Android, Nook, Kindle, et cetera. Learning Adobe Edge Animate Create engaging motion and rich interactivity with Adobe Edge Animate Author: Joseph Labrecque Publisher: Packt Publishing (October 2012) ISBN-10: 1-8496-9242-4 ISBN-13: 978-1-84969-242-7 Pages: 368 Learning Adobe Edge Animate will detail how to use this

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Create the Web: A Look Back

I was fortunate to be able to attend the Create the Web event that Adobe put on in San Francisco early last week. During this one day event, Adobe basically revealed their plans for tooling and services around web standards with a series of announcements, walkthroughs, and deep dives. As someone who is heavily invested in the Flash Platform but has also worked extensively in HTML & Friends over an even longer amount of time, I came away from the event with some very positive feelings in the direction they are taking all of this. Note that some of this post

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Create the Web: Announcing the Adobe Edge Family!

During the Create the Web event in San Francisco today, Adobe is making a number of major new tooling and service announcements having to do specifically with web standards. Not only are these announcements centered around advances such as CSS Filters and other standards work being discussed; but also a huge reveal in the form of a major new product line… all under the umbrella of Adobe Edge. [Disclaimer: I’m writing this all about a week before the event – so hopefully nothing changes drastically! I’ll be writing another post here afterwards with my post-event thoughts.] Edge Products and Services

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An Introduction to Adobe Edge Animate for Flash Professional Users

This article originally appeared as part of Transitioning.to. Traditionally, those of us designing animated or highly interactive content for the web have been able to rely on Adobe Flash Player to display this content without issue across Windows, Mac, and Linux. In fact, the Google Chromium team reports that Flash Player is still installed on 99.9% of desktop machines running Chrome. There are problems though, as we must now account for mobile operating systems which place restrictions upon, or even outright ban the Flash Player entirely. On top of this, Adobe itself has ceased development of the browser-based Android Flash

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