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

22Jul
2016
Theme Preview Comes To Spark Video

Spark Video comes with a growing library of themes which provide your videos with everything from fonts, to colors, to animations and transitions. If you wanted to know what a theme looks like you need to actually apply it, click on it to see the new colors and fonts applied, then play it to see the new animations. To make theme selection easier we just added a preview feature to the Spark Video iOS app (it'll be coming to the web version, too), just tap the theme and the theme button will animate to preview the theme.

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21Jul
2016
Adobe Stock Celebrates 2,000,000 Videos

Title says it all, the Adobe Stock team just announced a major milestone, their 2,000,000th video.

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9Jul
2016
Monica Burns On Spark In The Classroom

Noted EdTech guru, Monica Burns, (of ClassTechTips fame) has posted 5 Ways to Use Adobe Spark to Share School Stories.

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4Jul
2016
Joel Aarons On Adobe Spark

Joel Aarons is an Adobe Education Leader and a Media Arts teacher I met in Melbourne, Australia. He's also become a big fan of Adobe Spark and its role in the classroom, and recently wrote a really useful article on Digital Portfolios with Adobe Spark Page. Educators, this one is well worth eyeballing.

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27Jun
2016
Introducing Match Font

Another MAX Sneak becomes a reality. Match Font, which we showed off at a MAX 2015 Sneak, is now part of Photoshop. This blog post explains.

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