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Brian Wood

With the proliferation of different devices that visitors can use on a site, designing for the Web has become ever more complicated. Why not take advantage of your old friend Adobe Illustrator to design a new site, or to freshen an existing one? Brian Wood, web developer and author of Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 Classroom in a Book, presents some compelling arguments for sticking with this well-known product, including some features you might never have explored.

Brian Wood

With the power of Adobe Illustrator the Adobe Creative Cloud, Libraries, and mobile apps, Adobe has created a seamless creative workflow where you can access your content anywhere. Brian Wood, web developer and author of Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 Classroom in a Book, will show you how to take advantage of the Creative Cloud capabilities with Adobe Illustrator.

Brian Wood

Recent Adobe Illustrator updates have focused on core tools, resulting in a lot of love for the drawing tools. Web developer Brian Wood, author of Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 Classroom in a Book, explores the latest drawing features, including updates to the Pen and Pencil tools, the new Curvature tool, and improvements in how users select and edit paths.

Brian Wood

With the release of Adobe Shape, capturing inspiration in the form of vector art just got easier. Adobe Shape traces images you capture from different sources and the resulting vector artwork can be shared with others or brought to Illustrator and edited. In this article, web developer Brian Wood looks at how Adobe Shape works and follows an Adobe Shape to Illustrator workflow.

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Blogs

Jason Teague

Do you have a question about Web standards, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, interaction design, user experience, or Web typography? Maybe you just want to know "How'd they do that?" Ask me questions, and each week I will select a question to answer via my Peachpit.com blog.

In Part 4 of this continuing series, guest authors James Polanco and Aaron Pedersen show how designers can use Flash Catalyst to convert graphic elements created in Adobe Illustrator into Flex components.

Here at Adobe Press, we've paused to catch our breath after releasing the first crop of new books in the popular Classroom in a Book series, now freshly updated for Adobe Creative Suite 4.

I just got back from Chicago, where I attended Adobe MAX 2007, the company's annual confab for developers. The bulk of the conference was taken up with hundreds of workshops, hands-on sessions, whiteboard talks and other kinds of presentations, all of which had the 4,300 attendees running from one end of the vast, brand-spanking-new, McCormick Place West convention facility to the other.


All of us came together in one room, however, for two keynote addresses and an evening sneak peek session, during which Adobe announced several new products and initiatives and allowed us a glimpse at future developments.

 

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