Authored Content #38

This past Friday, I joined up with James Williamson, Ray Villalobos, and Morten Rand-Hendriksen for some conversations around Google Web Designer, Adobe security woes, Flash, WebGL, Shumway, and ABSINTHE!!! Streamed live on Oct 4, 2013 Joseph Labrecque joins the team to talk about Google Web Designer, the Adobe security breach, iPhone fingerprint scanners, WebGL, and Absinthe Relevant links: http://www.google.com/webdesigner/ http://macaw.co/ http://blogs.adobe.com/conversations/… http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebGL http://www.theverge.com/2013/10/2/479… http://www.chromeexperiments.com/webgl/ http://mozilla.github.io/shumway/ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Absinthe http://thujone.info/ http://wormwoodsociety.org/ https://play.google.com/store/apps/de….

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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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Simplified WordPress Theme for 2011

I’ve been wanting to take control of my blog theme for some time in order to both simplify how everything was being displayed, and to obtain a greater degree of flexibility over time. There are a lot of great themes out there for WordPress, and I’ve been fairly happy with many of those I’ve tried – but they still were not exactly what I wanted. I decided to come up up with something of my own by creating a child theme of the default WordPress “TwentyTen”. Seeing as how I don’t need many features on here, and that “TwentyTen” is

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WordPress 3.0 Released: New Blog Theme!

Before today, I wasn’t all that impressed with WordPress 3.0. I had been using several release candidates over the past month or so and aside from the new update mechanism (which is very nice!), I really didn’t see much that sparked my interest. With yesterday’s release, I upgraded and it went smoothly as always… but didn’t do much digging around. Why bother when I’d been using the RC builds for so long, right? I’ve known about the new default theme “TwentyTen” that is finally replacing Kubrick but had never looked into exactly what was new aside from basic visual differences.

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Just To Put Things In Perspective…

Ever since Apple announced their new iPad, I’ve been reading a whole lot about how HTML5 will replace (I believe “kill” is the preferred term) Flash. Most arguments state that the emerging HTML5 spec includes such things as <canvas> and <video> which effectively renders the need for Flash a thing of the past… seriously? I wonder when the last time these commentators have read up on the vast capabilities of the platform; Flash is much more than any simple animation and video playback mechanism as these people seem to believe it to be. I did a little research. HTML5 has

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