Hello, and welcome to my online home. I’m Ben Forta, Adobe’s Senior Director of Customer Learning, an educator, best-selling author, blogger, public speaker, and an all-around techie. Check out my books on SQL, Regular Expressions, ColdFusion, and more.

2Mar
2015
Brackets 1.2 Now Available

Brackets 1.2 has been released. New features include moving selected text via drag and drop, CSS color name code hints, improved SVG support, and more. Details are in this blog post.

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1Mar
2015
Tom Green On PaintCan

I mentioned PaintCan a couple of weeks ago, a fun project from Adobe Labs which is now available for iPad. Tom Green has posted a great little article on How To Use Adobe PaintCan to help you get started.

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24Feb
2015
Learn Dreamweaver Web Design

The latest update to Adobe Dreamweaver CC includes a rich set of tutorials available directly inside the app. Not only are the tutorials aesthetically engaging, they provide meaningful, relevant content for established and aspiring web designers. Maile Valentine has posted a summary of all this new goodness.

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19Feb
2015
Flash Professional CC February 2015 Released

We've just released Flash Professional CC February 2015 update (14.2.0.20). New features include:

  • Support for AIR 16/Flash Player 16
  • Ability to publish 64 bit AIR apps for iOS 8.x
  • HTML5 Canvas Optimizations
  • Audio Splitting
  • WebGL runtime support for the latest Chrome browser update
Creative Cloud subscribers, just install the update when the notification pops up in Creative Cloud desktop.

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18Feb
2015
Happy 25th Birthday Photoshop

To celebrate 25 years of the tool that has helped shape creativity, artists from all over the world contributed their most amazing dreams as Photoshop files with layers. These PSDs were then animated layer by layer to create this film, made in Photoshop.

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