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

16Sep
2014
PhoneGap Day US 2014

PhoneGap Day US 2014 will be Friday, October 24th in San Francisco. The full schedule is online, as is the very impressive speaker roster. Registration is open.

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12Sep
2014
Adobe Ideas To Undergo A Transformation

How mysterious! The Creative Cloud Team has just posted a vaguely worded message to say that Adobe Ideas (our popular vector drawing app for iPad and iPhone that's been downloaded millions of times already) will soon become a full-featured drawing app, and will still be free. Full details to be announced at MAX. And while I can't spill the beans, I will tell you that I use Ideas, and I have confirmed that one specific enhancement that I was waiting on is indeed in this next version.

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9Sep
2014
Stay On Top Of Creative Cloud Learning Content

Adobe Creative Cloud has lots to offer, and we're releasing more apps, services, tools, and updates all the time. To stay on top of the latest Creative Cloud learning content, you may want to bookmark the Creative Cloud Learn blog.

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7Sep
2014
Flash Player Screen Orientation Notification

David Kim has posted a useful Guide for supporting screen orientation with full-screen Flash Player content, which clearly explains the new Flash Player 15 support of screen orientation notification.

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5Sep
2014
Ortus Solutions Announces CommandBox

New, from the folks who brought us ColdBox, comes CommandBox, a standalone, native tool (for Windows, Mac, and Linux) that provides a Command Line Interface for developer productivity, tool interaction, package management, embedded CFML server, application scaffolding, and more. It seamlessly integrates with other Box products, and is also open for extensibility for any CFML project.

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