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.

21Apr
2018
Roanoke County Adopts Adobe Spark

Roanoke County Public Schools (RCPS) in Virginia gave Spark for Education a try this past school year, and the results were beyond what I could have imagined. Their journey started with teachers from the district coming across Spark and trying it themselves. Within minutes of using Spark, teachers at RCPS were thinking of what this could do for their students and were asking how quickly they could have it in their classroom. And in a matter of weeks they deployed Spark to all of the 15,000+ students and teachers (and in the middle of the school year!). You can read more in Sharif Karmaly's blog post.

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9Apr
2018
Adobe Spark For Education

Today we announced the availability of Adobe Spark for Education, the same Adobe Spark that you know and love (and like Adobe Spark, just as free), but adapted to better suit the needs of our younger users.

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3Apr
2018
Adobe Dimension CC 1.1 Released

Adobe Dimension is used by graphic designers to create photorealistic renderings using both 2D and 3D assets. Product Manager Zorana Gee has announced the release of Dimension 1.1, and highlighted the new features in this blog post.

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2Apr
2018
$500 Of MAX Registration

Adobe MAX is heading back to Los Angeles! MAX will be October 15–17, 2018, at the L.A. Convention Center. Sign up now for $500 savings on the full conference pass price of $1,595. Offer ends April 30, 2018.

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31Mar
2018
Project Puppetron Beta

One of the most exciting Sneaks at MAX 2017 was Project Puppetron. Well, we've come a long way in a few months. And now the Character Animator team (the same folks who let you bring a Photoshop or Illustrator file to life through performance-based and live animation) invite you to be a part of their latest experiment, joining the Project Puppetron beta test. Details are posted here.

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