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.

14Aug
2014
Adobe Muse Updated

Adobe Muse had a major update in June, and the team has just announced that the product has been updated yet again to include support for self-hosted web fonts, CAPTCHA form protection, right-to-left languages (Hebrew and Arabic), and more. Creative Cloud users should see the update in the Creative Cloud app, and when you do update, you'll also find updated content within the product.

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12Aug
2014
Fun Reviewing Awards Submissions

Today I got to spend a few hours reviewing student submissions for our 2014 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. In addition to hanging out with some really talented judges, the real treat was seeing some of the absolutely amazing creative submissions. We'll announce winners at MAX in October, but until then I consider myself truly fortunate to have had the chance to review student work that could rival anything created by professionals and studios. Wow!

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11Aug
2014
Using Flash Pro To Generate HTML5

Designer and Developer Dave Gámez has posted an excellent overview of how to use Flash Pro CC to produce HTML5 content. This one is well worth the read.

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6Aug
2014
Flash And AIR 15 Now In Beta

The Flash and AIR teams show no signs of slowing down. Less than two months after the release of version 14, the beta versions of Flash Player 15 and AIR 15 are available for download on Adobe Labs.

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1Aug
2014
Brackets .42 Released

The Brackets team has announced the release of v0.42 which features themes, language mode switching, lots of little bug fixes, and some new translations.

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