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A Great New Tool Fresh from Adobe Labs – Adobe Edge

Just yesterday a brand new tool was released to the public. Adobe Edge is a tool that allows you to easily create HTML 5 animations in a Flash-esque application. It uses a timeline, much like Flash, where you can add objects onto the stage and manipulate them in various ways across the timeline. These animations are created […]

By |August 1st, 2011|Future Computer Technologies|0 Comments

Tech Tip for the Web Designer

For those of you that are new to web design or would like to get started in the field, or if you are like me and just too lazy to code your CSS, I have a great tool for you! I recently stumbled on this web app CSS3 Generator which allows you to style a […]

By |June 10th, 2011|Adobe CS5|0 Comments

Photoshop Express – Photoshop for the iPhone/iPad!

Yes, Adobe has made a version of Photoshop for iPhones and iPads, and the best part? IT’S FREE! Here is a link to a video that demos this new app: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hui0p_qI-Q

This is a great application for photographers looking to edit their photos on the go or for casual user who would like to edit or […]

By |April 4th, 2011|Adobe CS4, iPad, Technology|0 Comments

Quick Tip from Jerome – Dropbox

If you have a Flash or InDesign project that you are putting time into both at work and at home or just have files that you access and edit frequently from multiple machines, then Dropbox is a tool that you should look into. Dropbox is available for essentially all platforms, mobile, Mac, Windows, and even […]

By |October 14th, 2010|Technology|0 Comments

The End is Near, Part II

Time is quickly running out for Ascend Training’s regularly scheduled CS4 classes. Our last CS4 hands-on training will be:

Dreamweaver CS4 Level 1, Chicago, Aug 30 – Sep 1, Deerfield, Oct 11 – 13

Ascend Training is happy to put CS4 classes on our regular schedule for groups of 3 or more people. We will also be […]

Getting a New Computer Without That Hefty Price Tag

As much as I love the applications included in the Adobe Creative Suite I sometimes wonder if my computer is going to make it through my next Flash project or if it will even be able to open the flier I am editing with InDesign. So, seeing as the computers I own are getting on […]

By |August 20th, 2010|Adobe CS5, Flash CS5, Technology|0 Comments

Adobe CS6 Released on AIR?

Adobe AIR allows developers to build web applications without a browser. Why is this important? AIR apps are a combination of a web and desktop applications allows users to run web applications on any desktop whether it’s Windows, Mac, or Linux.

Adobe AIR utilizes HTML and Flash to give the user a consistent experience that feels […]

By |August 8th, 2010|Future Computer Technologies|0 Comments

Smarter Saves with Adobe Bridge Collections

Create collections without moving files from their original folders with Adobe Bridge!
By |July 31st, 2010|Adobe CS5|1 Comment

Free Event: Creating Email Newsletter Blasts!

Learn the ins and outs of creating killer html email marketing blasts! Look at the behind the scenes html development, in addition to best practices and avoiding being tagged as a “spammer.” This free event is at our Chicago training facility August 17th, 2010 , 5pm.

Register for this free event.

Learn about our Adobe Dreamweaver Training

By |July 28th, 2010|Future Computer Technologies|1 Comment

The battle behind the screens – Flash vs. Silverlight

It’s definitely a war–it’s just that it’s a Cold War.

Since Microsoft released Silverlight, (and by the way, watch what happens when you surf over there) their answer to Adobe Flash, in 2007, there’s been a (sort of) silent war going on behind the two software giants about who gets to play your movies.

When you go […]