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Adobe Business Catalyst & Dreamweaver

Posted on Jul 31, 2014 by M. Chow Latest activity: Jul 31, 2014

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I am very curious to know what users think of using Dreamweaver with Business Catalyst? Our company is now developing websites for our customers; we are using Business Catalyst with Dreamweaver when building our websites. Majority of the sites are either e-commerce and email marketing. It's quite cool how the modules work but there has to be a better way than this. We have noticed when Business Catalyst goes down, so does the customer's website, as it is tied in with it. And that isn't good either! W... Read More

Dreamweaver v MUSE versus other online web generators (eg WIX)

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 by Tony Crewe Latest activity: Jul 30, 2014

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Sometimes you wish to focus on a practical but limited web site where design rather than css or coding is needed. In which Case Dreamweaver may not be necessary - what are peoples experiences with MUSE and or sites like WIX as the web site creation tool. I have experience with WIX and I am pretty impressed. If MUSE is a preferred option, why?

Flash and/or Edge Animate - are both needed?

Posted on Jul 30, 2014 by Tony Crewe Latest activity: Jul 30, 2014

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What are future directions with Flash and Edge Animate with regard to creating animations in html format. The new Flash CC 2014 offering allow you to use and html Canvas mode where animations are published as html and javascript replaces actionscript. Why would you use two tools when one may do or am I missing something about Edge Animates capabilities?

How to replace and put header image on my blog?

Posted on Jul 22, 2014 by Jeremy Young Latest activity: Jul 22, 2014

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Hi, I have a blog: www.infoupdateterbaru.com and I want to put header image on my blog (after I made it using Photoshop). How to put the header image on my blog? Any ideas and help will be appreciated. Thanks! Regards Jeremy Y.

Professional Websites

Posted on Jul 6, 2014 by Laurie Myers Latest activity: Jul 14, 2014

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Do you believe it is important for a college student to develop a professional website to attract future employers? Or would an online portfolio be better? 

What is really next...

Posted on Jul 2, 2014 by Quinto Martin Latest activity: Jul 13, 2014

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You really have to ask yourself what is really next in technology. The roller coaster has past its peak and is heading toward the valley but we will soon be rising back up that hill to the peak. What is it that will take us up that hill? We have experienced, seen, taught and use mobile devices, web based applications etc but, what will really take us to the next level of teaching & learning? Is it going to be a device or a technique? Maybe it will just be a way of teaching & learning that we used to... Read More

adobe cc, am i left behind?

Posted on May 17, 2014 by ivan irianto Latest activity: May 20, 2014

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hi there, is there anyone here that use adobe cc? how do you like, is it more benefit for less?  i have one year free subscription of adobe cc,oo i love it. and i just installed adobe acrobat XI pro CC. so what is the different between CC and regular version? specially adobe photoshop. i want to install it, what about the plugin? thank you in advance.

Adobe Apps in the Classroom

Posted on May 9, 2014 by Mark DuBois Latest activity: Jul 14, 2014

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I am thinking about having students use more tablet based apps to develop supporting materials for assignments. I am curious how others are using various Adobe iPad apps in their classrooms. Examples would include Adobe Voice, Photoshop Touch, Lightroom Mobile, Adobe Revel, and Adobe Ideas. Do you have specific assignments or do you see students using some of these apps in a more organic manner to complete assignments? If not yet, do you have specific plans for the next semester? It would be great t... Read More

21st Century Learning

Posted on May 9, 2014 by Paul Johnston Latest activity: May 9, 2014

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With so many 21st Century Learning approaches out there, it can be difficult to settle on one that meets the needs of our students. What skills do students need be successful in the 21st Century? Are we teaching these skills? How are these skills being assessed? Are we confident in our ability to integrate these skills into our lessons? I am interested to know what framework/s you are currently using and the impact that this is having on student learning.

The Future of Animation in Scotland…

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 by Jonathan Mortimer Latest activity: Jun 18, 2014

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I believe that the Scottish animation sector (both academically and professionally) should continue to be inspired by international leaders, what tools/techniques should Scottish animators incorporate into their skillset?

Alternative to DVD creation

Posted on Apr 11, 2014 by Eric Labonté Latest activity: Apr 23, 2014

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With the new Creative Cloud model, Adobe has taken out Encore from the suite. I would like to know what people are doing as an alternative to the creation of DVDs. My prime example would be school plays. In the past, we would create a great souvenir for the students and their families. We would first edit the project in Premier Pro, tweak the audio with Audition, maybe add some cool animiations with After Effects and then create a DVD with Encore. What are some alternatives to this last step? How do you... Read More

Schools Using Adobe Presenter 9

Posted on Mar 16, 2014 by Brian Friedlander Latest activity: May 28, 2014

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I have been using Adobe Presenter 9 and Video Creator in my classes that I teach and was wondering how many others are using the programs to "flip the classroom?'

Technology Wish lists

Posted on Mar 4, 2014 by Amy Huber Latest activity: May 9, 2014

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My department has actually ran into a new revenue stream to use for technology.  If I am to put together a "wish list" of sorts  what recommendations would you have:  A little background information Department of Interior Design Graduate/Undergraduate programs Primarily PC based but we do have MACS We run lots of Autodesk software but also Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign, and Illustrator. We recently received a small grant to purchase tablets for instructors.... Read More

3D in Photoshop

Posted on Feb 27, 2014 by Aaron Roberts Latest activity: Mar 4, 2014

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I'm trying to add more 3D skills to my repertoire. I'm specifically working with Photoshop this time around. That 3D panel has always scared me. Is anyone else working in Photoshop in 3D? Anyone have some easy to follow tutorials? I found this one... will tackle it should I ever find free time again: http://www.digitalartsonline.co.uk/tutorials/photoshop/create-3d-type-art-using-photoshop-cs5/ What have you used and found successful? The resource section of EdEx is a little light on 3D in Photoshop... Read More

Web Apps vs. Native Apps

Posted on Feb 17, 2014 by Mark DuBois Latest activity: Feb 20, 2014

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It appears there is a growing movement towards web apps (instead of native apps). The former have the appearance of an app, but are custom web pages with a specific purpose. The latter are distributed via stores (such as the AppStore). More details on the differences and emerging trend can be found at: http://webprofessionals.org/web-professional-trends-web-apps-vs-native-apps-wilson-page-mozilla/. Obviously Dreamweaver can be used as a starting point (as can Edge Code and Brackets). For development of an a... Read More

Hosting

Posted on Feb 12, 2014 by James Buchholz Latest activity: Apr 23, 2014

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I looking for a host for my web sites. I am using GoDaddy now is this a good choice ?

Adobe 3D Design

Posted on Feb 7, 2014 by Ahmed Ali Moselhi Latest activity: Apr 30, 2014

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do you agree with me that Adobe collection needs a 3D tool for modeling, design, animation and interaction?

Adobe CC for the classroom

Posted on Dec 23, 2013 by Phil Schuyler Latest activity: Apr 16, 2014

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Has anyone come across the problem of having to choose from the 2 Adobe CC bundles that don't seem to be fully compatible to the CS6 master collection? 

Camera Lenses - Introduction to the Distinct Kinds of Lenses, From Zoom to Pancake

Posted on Dec 22, 2013 by supachok doungchan Latest activity: Dec 22, 2013

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The actual move diamond ring is generally utilized in 3 methods, in order to create a go, in order to readjust the actual make up of the chance and also to alter the actual chance dimension even though capturing. The actual aperture diamond ring The actual aperture is actually known the actual zoom lens diaphragm starting within the zoom lens. How big the actual diaphragm starting inside a digital camera zoom lens adjusts the amount associated with gentle which goes by due to on to the actual came... Read More

I Need a Succinct Argument for Creative Cloud

Posted on Dec 19, 2013 by Aaron Roberts Latest activity: Apr 23, 2014

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We are starting to look at moving to Creative Cloud in my district. We have been in the habit of upgrading every three or four years to the next version. We started with Photoshop 7 and Illustrator 10. We jumped to CS2, then CS5. We usually purchased a site license of 500 seats for about $8k. That was manageable when it was every three. We are not looking at Adobe's Education Enterprise Agreement that is based on Full Time Equivalent staff working in the building. That comes out to about $8K-$10K EACH YEAR... Read More

"Plain and Simple?" - A Confused Intern

Posted on Oct 21, 2013 by Max Tuchman Latest activity: Nov 16, 2013

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ok. SO my boss recently asked me to help develop a New part of STEAM™  This would be a Part of the Checkout Page of STEAM™ Ive Heard that "Plain and Simple" is the new way to go.(With Web and Apps) So I'm kind-of confused on this one and could really appreciate some advice on how this should look! Thanks, Max T (the confused intern...)

Adobe on Tablets

Posted on Sep 28, 2013 by Nick Robertson Latest activity: Apr 23, 2014

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Schools are turning to tablets more and more. I use Adobe on a laptop and desktop environment and find the mouse and keyboard quite essential. I'm not a huge tablet user so I was wondering what people feel about Abobe software on a tablet?