Hello, and welcome to my online home. I’m Ben Forta, Adobe’s Senior Director of Education Initiatives, an educator, best-selling author, blogger, public speaker, and an all-around techie. Check out my books on SQL, Regular Expressions, ColdFusion, and more.

5Jul
2015
Blog Going Dark(er) For A Few Weeks

One of Adobe's employee benefits is the sabbatical, four to six (depending on years of employment) paid weeks off every five years to "to relax, recharge and reenergize" (as per the program description). So, if this blog goes dark (or just darker) for the next six weeks, know that I've not abandoned you, I'm just really busy relaxing, recharging, and reenergizing.

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22Jun
2015
Creative Cloud Enterprise Enhancements

Last week's major Creative Cloud update also included important enhancements to Creative Cloud for Enterprise, as explained in this post.

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20Jun
2015
25 Students Selected For Adobe Creativity Scholars Program

Today's young creatives have unprecedented influence on the world around them. They are igniting discussions on social and environmental issues with creativity that can transcend global boundaries. Using digital story making, they can translate personal experiences and perspectives into media that has the power to create real change in communities around the world.As part of Adobe's commitment to this next generation of creatives, we have selected 25 students for this year's class of Adobe Creativity Scholars.

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16Jun
2015
Zeke Koch Introduces Adobe Stock

Adobe Stock is the new Creative Cloud integrated image sourcing service with 40 million royalty-free, high-quality photos, illustrations, and graphics. Zeke Koch explains all in this introductory video:

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16Jun
2015
Creative Cloud 2015 Released

We've just released the 2015 version of Creative Cloud - major app updates, the introduction of Adobe Stock, new and updated mobile apps, and more. Scott Morris gives the rundown in this blog post.

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