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

31Jul
2014
Last Day For MAX Early Bird Pricing

Title says it all. Today is the last day for MAX 2014 early bird pricing. Register today, or pay more tomorrow.

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30Jul
2014
The New Edge Animate Actions Panel

Edge Animate CC 2014 (version 4) features a new Actions Panel which offers a new streamlined workflow for visually adding actions to specific elements and on the timeline. Actions allow you to provide event-based instructions to your composition. As explained in this blog post, these instructions include playing an animation, creating a hyperlink, creating article links in a DPS magazine, changing text, and many more.

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29Jul
2014
Illustrating Instruction: Tad Carpenter Creative

We've published hundreds of articles and tutorials to help users get the most out of their Creative Cloud subscriptions, and we've also invested in imagery as compelling as the instruction itself. Over on the Creative Cloud Blog we've posted an interview with Tad Carpenter, a Kansas City, MO, based illustrator and designer who created stunning illustrations for our content.

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24Jul
2014
Lightroom Mobile For Beginners Lunchtime Studio

We all take photos all the time, especially using our mobile devices, and over time our photo collections grow, often to be rather unmanageable. Lightroom Mobile provides a quick and easy way to access, manage, and edit all of your images using Creative Cloud. If you are new to Lightroom Mobile, then come join Creative Cloud Learn Interns Julia Grummel and Kathleen Kirker as they teach you beginning steps and pro-tips for organizing, editing, and finalizing your photos on your mobile devices. Lunchtime Studios: Lightroom Mobile for Beginners will take place on July 30th at noon Pacific Time, and will also be streamed live online.

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23Jul
2014
ColdFusion Builder Updated

ColdFusion Builder 3 Update 2 has been released. It addresses a series of issues, as defined in this post. The team has also posted some notes on ColdFusion Builder 3 automatic updates notification and installation options.

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