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.

9Feb
2016
Thoughts On Video In Web Design

Over on the Dreamweaver blog, Karol K weighs in on the use of video within web design, pondering both when and how to effectively use it.

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8Feb
2016
Say Hello To Animate CC

Goodbye Flash Pro, hello Animate CC. Rich Lee explains all in this post.

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4Feb
2016
4K On Adobe Stock

We've just added over 100,000 native 4K video assets to our ever-growing content collection on Adobe Stock. 4K is increasingly becoming the new standard for video production as it provides significantly more image detail than HD and gives you editing options you wouldn't have at lower resolutions. These new videos are native (meaning they were shot in 4K or rendered in 4K) which offers more precise edges for creating and editing.

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1Feb
2016
Apply For Your Passport to Creativity With Adobe Students

We are working with Passion Passport to give six students from around the world the chance to travel to one of three of the world's most protected natural environments. On location, students will use Adobe Creative Cloud to capture and interpret the environment's sights, sounds, and sensations. Each student's creative output will be showcased through an immersive, multimedia installation that recreates their expression of the protected landscape in an urban environment. This is an opportunity of a lifetime, details are all online.

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30Jan
2016
Flash And AIR 21 On Labs

The Flash team shows no sign of slowing down! Betas of Flash Player 21 and AIR 21, code named Sutter, are now available on Adobe Labs. This beta release includes new features as well as enhancements and bug fixes related to security, stability, performance, and device compatibility for Flash Player 21 and AIR 21.

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