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Exciting Updates to Flash Professional CC
By Joseph Labrecque
Dec 4, 2013
Experienced instructor and Flash Platform expert Joseph Labrecque presents an introduction to much of what is new in Flash Professional CC; namely, the introduction of native HTML5 Canvas.
Working with Panels in Illustrator CC
By Elaine Weinmann, Peter Lourekas
Oct 14, 2013
Learn about the specific functions of the different panels in Illustrator—from switching among artboards (Artboards panel) to editing layers (Layers panel).
Adding Text to Your Pages in Dreamweaver CC
By Tom Negrino, Dori Smith
Sep 23, 2013
The main message of most websites is conveyed by the site’s text, and a major part of your job in working with any site will be adding, modifying, and styling that text. Dreamweaver gives you the tools you need to effectively put text on your pages and get your message across.
How to Create Tables in HTML
By Thomas Michaud
Sep 9, 2013
Thomas Michaud walks you step by step through how to create a table in HTML, in this chapter from Foundations of Web Design: Introduction to HTML & CSS.
Working with Text in HTML
By Elizabeth Castro, Bruce Hyslop
Sep 5, 2013
This chapter from HTML and CSS: Visual QuickStart Guide, 8th Edition explains which HTML semantics are appropriate for different types of text, especially (but not solely) for text within a sentence or phrase.
Setting Up Your Workspace in Xcode
By Maurice Kelly, Joshua Nozzi
Aug 7, 2013
A true workspace in Xcode is a container that encompasses multiple projects that share common resources. This chapter shows you how to create an application suite consisting of an OS X application, an iOS application, and a shared framework that encapsulates all the common components.
Flow of Control in Python
By Toby Donaldson
Jul 26, 2013
In this chapter from Python: Visual QuickStart Guide, 3rd Edition, Toby Donaldson shows how to change the order in which statements are executed by using if-statements and loops. Both are essential in almost any nontrivial program.
Creating and Using Masks in Adobe Flash Professional CC
By Adobe Creative Team
May 16, 2013
Learn to work with masks in Adobe Flash Professional CC, including defining the mask layer, creating the masked layer, and seeing the effects of the mask.
Using Adobe Media Encoder in Flash Professional CC
By Adobe Creative Team
May 16, 2013
You can convert your video files to the proper FLV or F4V format using Adobe Media Encoder, a stand-alone application that comes with Flash Professional. Adobe Media Encoder can convert single files or multiple files (known as batch processing) to make your workflow easier.
Previewing Files and Modifying Existing CSS Layouts Using Adobe Dreamweaver CC
By Adobe Creative Team
May 15, 2013
Learn how to modify an existing CSS layout in Adobe Dreamweaver CC.
Using Pattern Brushes in Adobe Illustrator CC
By Adobe Creative Team
May 15, 2013
In Adobe Illustrator CC, there are hundreds of interesting Pattern brushes that you can choose from when creating your own projects, from grass to cityscapes. This excerpt shows you how to apply an existing Pattern brush to a path.
My Favorite Features in ColdFusion 10
By Raymond Camden
Apr 17, 2013
Are you a ColdFusion user who hasn't upgraded to ColdFusion 10? Or perhaps you have, but still haven't really dug into what's new. In this article, Adobe evangelist Raymond Camden introduces you to some of his favorite new features in the latest version of ColdFusion.
Responsive Design Workflow: Designing in Text
By Stephen Hay
Apr 15, 2013
In this chapter, Stephen Hay discusses responsive design with text, including marking up plain text and converting plain text to HTML.
Adobe ColdFusion 10 and SOAP-based Web Services
By Ben Forta
Apr 1, 2013
A web service is a web-based application or a network-accessible interface that can communicate and exchange data with other such applications over the Internet without regard for application, platform, syntax, or architecture. ColdFusion supports most of the messaging frameworks and protocols required to effectively communicate with different platforms, and web services are no exception.This chapter focuses primarily on using ColdFusion 10 with SOAP-based web services.
Five Favorite New Features in Adobe Illustrator CS4/CS5/CS6
By Sharon Steuer
Mar 22, 2013
Whether you’ve skipped the last couple of upgrades to Adobe Illustrator or just haven’t had a chance to fully explore what these upgrades offer, Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book author Sharon Steuer shares some ways to use five of her favorite new features from Illustrator CS4, CS5 and CS6.
Building Touch Interfaces with HTML5: Speeding Up the Next Visit with Browser Cache, LocalStorage, and the Application Cache
By Stephen Woods
Mar 18, 2013
On mobile, you want to make the best possible use of caching. Stephen Woods looks at normal browser cache, which isn’t as good as it should be; LocalStorage, a newish API for persistent storage that’s an incredibly powerful tool for manual caching; and the application cache.
Top 10 jQuery Tips for Novices
By Jay Blanchard
Feb 20, 2013
Where should a novice jQuery developer start? Jay Blanchard, author of jQuery and jQuery UI: Visual QuickStart Guide, suggests that you start with his ten jQuery tips for novices.
How to Overcome Browser Challenges in Web Design
By Christopher Schmitt
Feb 13, 2013
Browsers have different levels of support for CSS features, as well as different interpretations of how to render HTML. By using tools like normalize.css and validating on multiple devices, we can address many of the challenges of web design. However, there’s no substitute for knowing and learning about your audience and working to build them the best site possible, as Christopher Schmitt advises in this chapter from Designing Web and Mobile Graphics: Fundamental concepts for web and interactive projects.
Manipulating DOM Elements in jQuery
By Jay Blanchard
Jan 30, 2013
In this chapter, learn to use CSS height, width, and position properties, work with custom HTML attributes, and copy, add, change, and remove DOM elements to enhance your website visitors’ experience.
Adobe Illustrator Master Class: Rian Saputra
By Sharon Milne
Jan 29, 2013
This excerpt from Adobe Master Class: Illustrator Inspiring artwork and tutorials by established and emerging artists profiles artist Rian Saputra.

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