2015 Slate 1.2 Released
Say hello to Adobe Slate 1.2. Today's update adds support for text alignment, better Lightroom integration, and photo grid improvements. And we're not done yet, more goodies are on the way!
2015 Othermill Brings Illustrator Designs to Life
Othermill is a desktop mill that started life as a Kickstarter project (which I backed so I have one of these babies). It's a fun and creative tool, and Create magazine has just published a story on how Othermill is being used to turn Illustrator designs into physical objects.
2015 Join The Photoshop PsMystery 2015 Game
Following up on last year's murder mystery, the Photoshop #PsMystery game is back, this time taking you to outer space in the year 2398. The IXS FarStar has been cleared for re-entry into Earth's atmosphere on Oct. 31. But at 16:47 Zulu Time today, Commander Nova Ryder informed us that Pilot Maladie Harbinger has been compromised by an unknown illness. In this year's #PsMystery, we need you to collect the clues to diagnose the ailment and cure the patient. Gather your scientific evidence and post a screenshot to our Facebook page to return the IXS FarStar and its crew safely to Earth. Here are all the details.
2015 Premiere Clip Slip Edits Explained
2015 Brackets Coming To Dreamweaver
Over on the Dreamweaver blog, Ryan Stewart has explained that the hugely popular open source Brackets editor is going to be integrated into Dreamweaver. This is great news for Dreamweaver users who stand to benefit from the combination of superb web design tooling and world class code editing.
2015 Flash Security Update
Title says it all, Flash Player has been updatred to address a potential security risk. Here are the details.
2015 Story On Voice And Slate At Liberty Elementary School
Over on the Adobe Voice & Slate Blog you'll find a wonderful story on how Storytelling apps give inner-city Baltimore students a voice. I had a great time meeting with teachers at Liberty Elementary School a few months back, and if you are a K-12 teacher and school administrator, get in touch with me, I'd love the chance to talk to you, too.
2015 Adobe Slate Wins EdTech Award
2015 Stay Up To Date With Project Comet
Yesterday at MAX 2015, Sarah Hunt wowed the audience with a sneak peak at "Project Comet", a whole new experience in user experience design. Project Comet is the first all-in-one solution for UX designers and it will make it possible to design and prototype websites and mobile apps faster than ever. Comet is coming in early 2016, but you can go here for details and to stay informed.
2015 Sams Teach Yourself Oracle PL/SQL In 10 Minutes Now Available
My Sams Teach Yourself Oracle PL/SQL In 10 Minutes is now available and shipping. This book is the 4th DBMS specific title based on my best-selling Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, and like its siblings (on MariaDB, MySQL, and Microsoft SQL Server), goes into far more detail than the generic SQL book. Details, and a chapter listing, can be found on the book page.