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On May 6th Adobe announced its latest updates to its creative software. Some of these updates have big implications on how users work with their tools. In this article, I'd like to review what Adobe has changed in Illustrator and specifically...
Last week, Adobe announced that there will be no further development of their Fireworks application. Security updates will be provided and bug fixes may arrive, but for all intents and purposes Fireworks CS6 is a dead man walking. The petitions...
Adobe has just announced that Creative Suite will cease to exist after CS6 (in name at least), and be replaced exclusively by Creative Cloud. On its most basic level, that means there won't be perpetual licenses for future Adobe products (though,...
The long, painful and drawn-out death of skeuomorphic design lurched forward another step this week with a redesign by the world’s biggest social media site, Facebook. The new look is spearheaded by a logomark that is a simplified version...
Hot on the heels of jQuery Mobile 1.3 comes jQuery 2.0, a brand new, full release version of the popular JavaScript library. The big news — that we've known for a while — is that jQuery 2.0 has dropped the library's support for Internet Explorer...
jQuery Mobile 1.3 is now available as a stable release. This new version spearheads the jQuery team’s efforts to fully incorporate responsive web design principles into its robust library. Among the new features are several widgets optimized...
Yesterday, anyone old enough to have been working during the browser wars, felt the icy cold fingers of fear creep up their spine when Google announced that its browser Chrome will be abandoning Webkit in favor of their own Blink rendering engine....
Late on Friday night, Norwegian blogger Ally Tenor posted a number of screen grabs from Firebug that appeared to show Apple's Norway store running scripts through an eu-ampd.swf file — a format output by Adobe's Flash Professional software....
In the web-era, major news sources aren’t restricted to local readership. Whilst a city paper may feature some local news, its sports, national and international news coverage is just as likely to be read by someone on a different continent....
There’s a concept in web design that is more important than responsive design, more important than mobile-first, more important than separating style and content; the most important concept in web design is backwards compatibility....
When I write about the black and white, crossword puzzle-like QR code, I feel like I'm talking about the stone age of human development. The few years of existence for the QR code in marketing efforts, seem like they were first experienced by...
The web has grown rapidly in the last two decades and its omnipresence makes it easy to forget that just 20 years ago it was an unheard of concept for most people. While as designers and developers we feel fully engaged with the web, law makers are,...
It’s been some time since Facebook made any changes to its News Feed, and like Timeline feature launched in 2011 the News Feed redesign represents a major change to one of the site’s core services. In the press event announcing the change,...
Drupal 8 is due out later this year, and already speculation has begun to mount over what's going to be included in the new release. One of the key features everybody is looking forward to is the level of mobile and device compatibility that the...