Adobe AIR. NativeProcess. FFMPEG. Awesome.

This was the title of my latest presentation for the Rocky Mountain Adobe User Group… and may very well be the final presentation for that group, ever. If anyone in the Denver area is interested in taking up his great little user group – get in touch with the nice people at RealEyes! Bittersweet. Description: In this session  well be stepping away from the web a bit and see just what Adobe AIR can offer behind the veil. Adobe still develops and supports AIR? You bet they do! Well start off with a quick overview of whats going on

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Getting Acquainted with PhoneGap

I was asked to speak about PhoneGap to the National Association of Government Web Professionals (NAGW). Here are the slides from this event (recording is NAGW-only): Getting Acquainted with PhoneGap from Joseph Labrecque An overview of developing mobile applications with HTML, CSS and JavaScript using PhoneGap, node.js, Brackets and related tools.

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Getting Started with Starling and Feathers

Getting Started with Starling and Feathers from Joseph Labrecque I recently presented on this topic for the Hawaii Flash Adobe User Group. Slides are above – recording is below! In this presentation, Joseph Labrecque shows you how to use the Feathers and Starling user interface frameworks along with Stage3D to build out mobile applications with Adobe AIR. We’ll cover the history of Stage3D and Starling, see how to get both Starling and Feathers libraries integrated within a Flash Builder project, configure the Starling stage, and instantiate Feathers components within Starling classes to provide functional user interface elements within both games

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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 Adobe Gaming Tools for Education

I recently spoke at the Flash Camp Hawaii event on using Adobe’s gaming tools (Flash!) for education. Slides are below! Flash has always been an important enabler for education and with the current emphasis on gaming in both the Flash Platform and in educational gamification – it’s a good idea to keep up with what the platform now offers in terms of gaming frameworks for both teaching and learning. Perhaps you are an instructor who has been teaching Flash-related courses for years and now finds himself lost in this new world – or maybe you are a developer building educational

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