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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.

Chad Chelius

Adobe Certified Instructor and Learn by Video presenter Chad Chelius shares his top 5 features of Adobe Illustrator CC (2014 release).

Brian Wood

In this excerpt from Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), you’ll create content and use it in a ticket for a sporting event. You'll learn how to add, edit, rename, reorder and navigate artboards, work with rulers and guides, move, scale, and rotate objects, reflect, shear, and distort objects, position objects with precision, position and align content with Smart Guides, use the Free Transform tool to distort an object, and create a PDF.

Brian Wood

Brian Wood walks you through part of a postcard project using Adobe Illustrator CC in this excerpt from Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release).

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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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