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Working with Panels in Adobe Illustrator CC (2014 release)
This chapter from Illustrator CC: Visual QuickStart Guide (2014 release) will help you become more intimately acquainted with the Illustrator interface features that you will be using continually as you work: the panels.
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By Elaine Weinmann, Peter LourekasOct 23, 2014
Animating Symbols in Adobe Flash Professional CC (2014 release)
In this excerpt from Adobe Flash Professional CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), learn how to use Flash Professional to change almost any aspect of an object—position, color, transparency, size, rotation, and more—over time. Motion tweening is the basic technique of creating animation with symbol instances.
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By Russell ChunSep 29, 2014
Working with Images in JavaScript
Rollovers are a great tool, but you can do much more than rollovers with JavaScript, such as automatically change images, create ad banners, build slideshows, and display random images on a page. In this chapter from JavaScript: Visual QuickStart Guide, 9th Edition, you’ll learn how to make JavaScript do all of these image tricks.
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By Dori Smith, Tom NegrinoAug 18, 2014
Animating Shapes with Shape Tweens in Adobe Flash Professional CC (2014 release)
You’ll start the lesson by viewing the animated logo that you’ll create as you learn about shape tweens and masks in Flash, in this chapter from Adobe Flash Professional CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release).
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By Russell ChunJul 18, 2014

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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.

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
Laura RossLive Twitterview with Ian Devlin

Take a look at HTML5 in an action-packed Twitterview with HTML5 Multimedia: Develop and Design author Ian Devlin on December 8.

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By Laura RossCommentsDecember 5, 2011
Topics: Web Design & Development
Keeping Your Joomla! Web Site Secure

A Joomla! web site is no more or less secure than any other CMS or custom developed web site. All web sites are vulnerable to malicious attacks, hackers, and spammers if you don't take the necessary steps to protect them. Securing a Joomla web site is as important as it is simple, just follow the checklist outlined in this article.

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By Marni DerrCommentsOctober 24, 2011
Topics: Web Design & Development

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