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.

22Feb
2017
Adobe and Disney Announce Emoji Contest For Students

Students aged 18 to 24 years old, here's your chance to see how Disney and Adobe pros make magic. Five grand prize winners will win a five-day trip to Los Angeles, California where they'll meet with the team behind Disney's "As Told By Emoji" video series. To enter, make an emoji of a Disney character. Here are all the details.

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10Feb
2017
A Visual Designer On Project Felix

Project Felix is a new tool that makes it easy to composite 2D and 3D assets to build product shots, scene visualizations, and abstract art. Visual designer, Michael Dolan, has been playing with Project Felix and shared his thoughts in this post.

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1Feb
2017
Adobe XD Updated

The Adobe XD team has announced the January XD update, this time adding guest commenting, UI kits, SVG import, and more.

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31Jan
2017
Gen Z In The Classroom

The Adobe Education team has published a detailed report on Gen Z In The Classroom - Creating The Future. This one is a critical read for educators.

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24Jan
2017
Creative Cloud Apps On Chromebooks

Running Chromebooks in your classroom? We just announced that our Android Creative Cloud apps are being ported to run on Chromebooks. Here are some details.

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