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.

23Sep
2014
Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2014 Winners Announced

The Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2014 Winners have been announced. I got to sit with the judges for part of their deliberations, and was blown away by the work I got to see.

Individual category winners receive a $2,000 prize and get invited to Adobe MAX where we'll announce segment winners and the Grand Prize winner..

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22Sep
2014
Scott Belsky On Adobe And Aviary

Scott Belsky has posted his thoughts on today's Aviary acquisition announcement and what it means for Creative Cloud and the Creative SDK.

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19Sep
2014
PhoneGap And iOS 8

iOS 8 has been released (you knew that already, right?). PhoneGap fully supports iOS 8, but Shazron has posted some really important notes to be aware of.

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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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