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23May
2017
Adobe State Of Create Study

The Adobe State of Create 2016 study is an important read, chock full of important data on the role of creativity in business, trends in education, global imperatives, and more. I was looking for the study today, and am posting the link so I have it on hand for future (and so that you can find it easily, too).

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20May
2017
XD Team On Breadcrumbs

Navigation can make or break the user experience of a site. It helps users to locate themselves on a site, and figure out how to get to where they want to go next. Breadcrumbs are a set of contextual links that function as a navigation aid for websites, and over on the XD Blog, user experience guru Nick Babich has posted a great article on the subject.

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9May
2017
Mobile Navigation Design Patterns

Once someone starts using your mobile app, they need to know where to go and how to get there at any point. Good navigation is a vehicle that takes users where they want to go. But establishing good navigation is a challenge on mobile due to the limitations of the small screen and the need to prioritize content over chrome. Different navigation patterns have been devised to solve this challenge in different ways, but they all suffer from a variety of usability problems. The XD Team has posted an article that examines five basic navigation patterns for mobile apps and describes the strengths and weaknesses of each of them.

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4May
2017
All About Auto-Ground Plane In Project Felix

The Project Felix team has posted a great article on how the Auto-Ground Plane feature came to be.

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1May
2017
Registration For MAX 2017 Is Now Open

Registration for Adobe MAX 2017 is now open. This year MAX is going back to Las Vegas, where we'll be at The Venetian Oct 16-Oct 17 for the preconference and Oct 18-Oct 20 for MAX itself. Register by July 31st and you'll qualify for the early bird registration price of USD$1295 (a $300 savings off the full conference price).

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3Apr
2017
How Project Felix Use Customer Input

The Project Felix team has posted some really useful thoughts on how they customer feedback is collected and used in the product creation process.

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1Apr
2017
Adobe XD March Update

The Adobe XD March Update is out and includes lots of Windows enhancements including zoom, copy/paste from Photoshop and Illustrator, comment resolution, and more. More details in this blog post.

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24Mar
2017
Adobe MAX 2017 Preregistration Open

The last time Las Vegas hosted Adobe MAX was back in 2006, and we're heading back this year. Adobe MAX 2017 will at The Venetian in Las Vegas, the pre-conference runs Oct. 16-17 and the regular conference dates are Oct. 18-20. Preregistration is now open, sign up now for $500 of the conference price.

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9Mar
2017
Adobe Stock Celebrates 3,000,000 Videos

Well, that was quick. A few months ago I noted that Adobe Stock (which most people only associate with stock images and photographs) was celebrating its 2,000,000th video. And now the team is celebrating the 3,000,000th video!

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2Mar
2017
Adobe XD Update

Looks like I missed the Adobe XD February Update, but better late than never. New to Adobe XD are enhancements to the Windows version, pinned comments, sharing, scrollable artboards, SVG export, and more.

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