Photoshop World – Precons Start Today!

April 7, 2014 | By

I hope that you’re able to join Adobe and NAPP this week at Photoshop World in Atlanta. It’s an excellent opportunity to learn from and be inspired by some of the top Photoshop, Lightroom and photography instructors in the world! It’s going to be a busy show – here are a few of the events […]

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Quick survey on PhoneGap/Cordova versions

April 7, 2014 | By

Got a minute? If so, please fill out this quick survey on PhoneGap/Cordova versions. This was spurred by a question from a reader asking about different versions of PhoneGap and how much each one is used. I wasn’t aware of any firm numb…

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The New Smaller 2014 Jawbone Era Bluetooth Headset

April 7, 2014 | By

It’s been a while since I looked at Bluetooth headsets. After all my Jawbone ICON has been working just fine. However, I ordered the new 2014 Era by Jawbone because I thought I had lost my older model. I keep my Jawbone along with a couple of misc. adapters and wired Apple EarPods in a […]

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Lynda.com Course: Creating a Responsive Design with Edge Reflow

April 6, 2014 | By

My latest Lynda.com course is now live! Learn how to create responsive web designs that look and work great on desktops, tablets, and mobile devices with Edge Reflow. In this course I show how you can design a layout, add text and images plus add content from Photoshop and Illustrator, and even generate Reflow projects from Photoshop CC. Also learn […]

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Paul Trani’s 30 Inspiring 3D Printing Examples

April 6, 2014 | By

While in San Francisco last week, Adobe evangelist Paul Trani wowed me with some of his most recent 3D printed creations (all of which originated in Photoshop CC). Paul has since posted 30 Inspiring Examples of 3D Printing (and included sever…

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New Canvas 2D Features Explained

April 5, 2014 | By

The Adobe Web Platform team has posted details on new canvas features recently made available in WebKit, Chrome and Firefox. To try the examples you’ll need a bleeding edge browser (nightly WebKit, daily Chromium, Opera developer or Firefox n…

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Changing Ruler’s Point of Origin in Photoshop

April 4, 2014 | By

The point of origin (or the starting or zero point of the rulers) can be changed by simply clicking and dragging the box in the upper left corner of the rulers (where they meet) and repositioning.  Double clicking at the intersection of the rulers resets the point of origin to the upper left corner of […]

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5 Hidden Gems in Adobe InDesign CC

April 4, 2014 | By

In this episode of Adobe Creative Cloud TV I’ll show 5 hidden gems in Adobe InDesign CC. These are 5 little things that could make a big impact on your daily use of InDesign CC. Are you missing out on my Bonus Content? See more of my Adobe Creative Cloud Videos on my Adobe Creative […]

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Photoshop CC: The Creative Composite at Santa Fe Workshops July 13 – July 18, 2014

April 3, 2014 | By

I’m excited to be returning to the fabulous Santa Fe Workshops this year to teach a 5 day workshop on Photoshop CC: The Creative Composite! Course Description: Somewhere between the decisive moment of still photography and the time compression offered by moving pictures lies the world of digital compositing—a place where multiple images captured at different […]

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3D Printing A Custom Belt Buckle With Adobe Photoshop

April 3, 2014 | By

Ever since Photoshop introduced 3D printer support I’ve been hooked on 3D printing. Some of my recent experiments included text extrusions, phone cases, and a dragon. While these are cool, I still wanted to kick it up a notch or two. Those models were all printed using plastic materials, and I’ve been wanting to try out [...]

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Dynamically Creating CSV Files on the Client

April 3, 2014 | By

A reader posed an interesting question on one of my ColdFusion posts recently. The post (Creating an Excel File) demonstrated how to take form data on the front end and create an Excel file via ColdFusion when the form is submitted. The…

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Finding the Center of an Image in Photoshop

April 3, 2014 | By

To quickly find the center of an image, set the rulers to percentage. Setting the rulers to percentage can also be helpful when recording actions that will  run on files of different sizes where you might want an effect to be applied to a certain percentage of an area.

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Changing Guides and Grid Color in Photoshop

April 2, 2014 | By

When using Guides, I prefer to change from the default Cyan color to something more calming. To do this, select Preferences > Guides, Grid & Slices and either select a color from the drop down list, or, click in the color swatch to the right and choose any color you would like. 

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Adding an Absolutely Positioned Header to Reveal.js

April 1, 2014 | By

I’m a big fan of reveal.js. It is a lightweight HTML-based presentation framework that just works well for me. I switched over to it a while ago and enjoy working with it. Every now and then though I run into an issue that is a bit hard…

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Changing Ruler Units in Photoshop

April 1, 2014 | By

To quickly change Ruler units, double click in the ruler area to display the Units & Rulers preferences. Or, to simply change the ruler’s unit of measurement,  Control -click (Mac) | Right Mouse -click (Win) within the ruler area to select from the context sensitive menu. 

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Dash integration for Brackets

March 31, 2014 | By

So after raving about Dash yesterday, I thought I’d whip up a quick Brackets integration extension for it. Brackets recently made Node integration a bit easier, and Dash has a simple CLI interface for searching, so it didn’t take long t…

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Displaying Rulers, Guides and Grid in Photoshop

March 31, 2014 | By

• Command + R (Mac) | Control + R (Win) quickly displays rulers along the top and left sides of an image in Photoshop.  • Command + ; (Mac) | Control + ; (Win) toggles the visibility of guides. • Command + ‘ (Mac) | Control + ‘ (Win)  toggles visibility of the grid.

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What I’m Teaching At Photoshop World Atlanta Next Week

March 31, 2014 | By

It’s almost time for my favorite conference, Photoshop World! This will be the first Photoshop World held in Atlanta and I’m really looking forward to it. Not only do I get to see so many of you, but I’m psyched about teaching some new classes. First up I’m teaching a new “Intro to Adobe Muse […]

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Check out Dash

March 30, 2014 | By

While at iOS training a few weeks ago one of the instructors mentioned an OSX program called Dash. Dash is an offline documentation viewer, which sounds kinda boring, but I’m incredibly pleased with it.

Dash works by letting you download a …

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AngularJS Tip – Avoid Multiple Variables in ng-src

March 29, 2014 | By

Before I start, let me be clear I’m still learning AngularJS and this “tip” may be 100% wrong. I just ran into this with an application and most likely there is a better way to address what I did.

In the application I’m building, I’ve got a…

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ColdFusion Example: Upload a zip of images for processing

March 28, 2014 | By

I keep a note of possible blog ideas and as I’ve been having a bit of writer’s block lately, I thought I’d take a look and see what I could turn into a decent article. One of the older ideas I had was something that I thought would be a…

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