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13Aug
2017
Designing for Generation Z: How to Engage Today's Super-Savvy Kids and Teens

Over on the Creative Cloud blog, the team has posted some thoughts on how to design to attract and engage Gen Z. This one is worth a read, as are the comments.

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10Aug
2017
Adobe Spark Post Back-To-School Posts

Just in time for Back-to-School, the Adobe Spark Post team has created 5 remixable posts for you to use in the classroom:

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10Aug
2017
Julieanne Kost Teaches Photoshop

My super-talented Adobe coworker, Julieanne Kost, has started a YouTube series teaching Photoshop skills and techniques. The videos are short, 2-5 minutes each, and are highly recommended if you are new to Photoshop.

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8Aug
2017
Back To School With Adobe Spark

It's Back-To-School time, and teachers all over are prepping for another year in the classroom. Back in prehistoric times, when I was in school, that meant sharpening lots of pencils, trying to get last year's chalk mark remnants off the board, obtaining a stack of clean projector transparencies and duplicator carbon sheets ... ouch! Teachers these days do much the same, although we've (thankfully) traded much of that ancient technology for shiny laptops, Chromebooks, iPads, and desktop computers.

Over the past few years, I've had the good fortune and privilege of meeting thousands of passionate educators the world over, and many have shared the innovative ways that they are using our FREE Adobe Spark in their classrooms. Just as I've done the past two years, I've compiled some of my favorite teacher-shared Spark classroom ideas into this post.

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3Aug
2017
Getting Started With UX

The Adobe UX team has posted a great article on Do This, Not That. UX Dos and Don'ts if You're Just Starting Out.

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27Jul
2017
Joseph Labrecque On Flash And HTML5

Following the recent announcement of Flash's planned end-of-life, we chatted with author and Flash-guruJoseph Labrecque about What to expect when converting Flash to HTML5.

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25Jul
2017
On Flash's EOL

Today we announced that we're planning to end-of-life Flash at the end of 2020. This blog post explains the how and why in detail.

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19Jul
2017
Project Felix Updated

Project Felix is a new Adobe application that makes it easy to composite 3-D objects using 2-D images. The goal is to open up the world of 3-D design to individuals without previous 3-D design experience, and the latest update, Project Felix 0.3, is all about efficiency and workflow improvements.

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18Jul
2017
What Creative Cloud App Should I Use?

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign are very different products used for very different purposes. Right? Actually, there are definitely feature overlaps and there are projects that can be created in more than one of them. Which is why the Creative Cloud posted this great Which Product Do I Use to Create That? roundup.

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12Jul
2017
Improve Your UX Vocabulary

Do you think A/B testing belongs in elementary school? Don't know the difference between end users and personas? Think a fishbone diagram is culinary advice? The Adobe XD team has you covered with this handy Master Your UX Vocabulary With These 50 Must-Know Terms.

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