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Interface Design for Learning: An Interview with Dorian Peters
Instructional designer and author Julie Dirksen interviews Dorian Peters, author of Interface Design for Learning: Design Strategies for Learning Experiences, about the importance of interface design for learning, how it differs from typical web interface design, and some of her favorite learning interfaces.
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By Julie Dirksen, Dorian PetersFeb 6, 2014
Brian WoodTop 10 New Features in Adobe Illustrator CC 17.1 (January 2014)
Brian Wood loves the handy new (and often long-awaited) features in Illustrator Creative Cloud (CC). In this article he shows you what they are and how to use them.
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By Brian WoodFeb 5, 2014
Joe CasabonaWhy You Need Responsive Design for Your WordPress Site
In 2013, over 50% of e-commerce traffic was mobile. In 2014, one quarter of new websites will be powered by WordPress. Joe Casabona, author of Responsive Design with WordPress: How to make great responsive themes and plugins, explains why implementing responsive web design on your WordPress site is so important, and not as hard as you might think!
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By Joe CasabonaJan 30, 2014
Steve KrugAnimal, Vegetable, or Mineral? Steve Krug on Why Users Like Mindless Choices
We face choices all the time on the Web. Steve Krug explains that making those choices mindless is one of the most important things you can do to make a site easy to use.
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By Steve KrugJan 27, 2014

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Blogs

Keely HildUser Group Q&A: Austin Adobe User Group

We've recently revamped our User Group newsletter to a more streamlined format!  One of the new features of our newsletter is our User Group Q&A.  Each month we will select one User Group that has been exceptional in their communication with meeting updates, giveaway requests and book reviews and ask them to share some insights and tips with us.  This week, we turn the spotlight on the Austin Adobe User Group!

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By Keely HildCommentsSeptember 19, 2012
Topics: Apple,Digital Audio, Video,Digital Photography,Design,Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle,Adobe,Web Design & Development,Adobe Photoshop,Productivity
Keely HildPeachpit's Sweet CS6 Sweepstakes!
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By Keely HildCommentsSeptember 13, 2012
Topics: Apple,Digital Audio, Video,Digital Photography,Design,Gadgets and Digital Lifestyle,Web Design & Development,Adobe Photoshop,Productivity
Laura RossLive Twitterview with Nancy Lyons and Meghan Wilker

Join authors Nancy Lyons and Meghan Wilker for a lively Twitterview about interactive project management on May 10.

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By Laura RossCommentsMay 3, 2012
Topics: Web Design & Development
Ben WaldieMac Productivity: Quick Scripts and Workflows - Convert Rich Text to Image

Your wife’s surprise birthday party is tomorrow.  You’ve prepared a top notch slideshow on your Mac using Keynote, and transferred it to your iPad.  Great!  Now you can present directly from the iPad.  There’s only one problem.  The fonts in your presentation are no longer appearing properly because the iPad doesn’t have all the same fonts your Mac does.  It looks like you might have to lug your Mac along too.  No, with Automator’s help, you can just replace the problem text with images.  Here’s how...

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By Ben WaldieCommentsApril 23, 2012
Topics: Apple,Operating Systems,Web Design & Development,Productivity

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