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.

3Sep
2015
Up To 70% Off SQL Video Tutorial

I recently released a SQL video tutorial (based on my best-selling Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes). InformIT is running a Labor Day promotion with discounts on video lessons of up to 60-70% off, and my new SQL series is included in the promotion. The sale ends Wednesday, September 9th.

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3Sep
2015
An Overview Of SVG Patterns

More web coding goodness to share over on the Dreamweaver blog. This time, Lucas Bebber has posted a really informative overview of SVG patterns, explaining how these can be used to create interesting typographic effects.

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1Sep
2015
CSS Vs. SVG Shapes And More

Over on the official Dreamweaver blog, Sara Soueidan has posted a fascinatingly insightful article comparing CSS to SVG to create shapes and shaped UI components.

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31Aug
2015
Two Months Free Creative Cloud For Teachers And Students With Prepayment

Adobe Creative Cloud is available at a discount for students and teachers. In addition to education discounts of up to 66%, for a limited time you can also get two months free when you prepay.

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27Aug
2015
ColdFusion Security Hotfix Released

A security hotfix has been released for ColdFusion versions 10 and 11 on all platforms. The fix patches a potential vulnerability which could be used to disclose server information.

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