2015 Stay Up To Date With Project Comet
Yesterday at MAX 2015, Sarah Hunt wowed the audience with a sneak peak at "Project Comet", a whole new experience in user experience design. Project Comet is the first all-in-one solution for UX designers and it will make it possible to design and prototype websites and mobile apps faster than ever. Comet is coming in early 2016, but you can go here for details and to stay informed.
2015 Sams Teach Yourself Oracle PL/SQL In 10 Minutes Now Available
My Sams Teach Yourself Oracle PL/SQL In 10 Minutes is now available and shipping. This book is the 4th DBMS specific title based on my best-selling Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes, and like its siblings (on MariaDB, MySQL, and Microsoft SQL Server), goes into far more detail than the generic SQL book. Details, and a chapter listing, can be found on the book page.
2015 Watch MAX Keynotes Online
2015 The DPS Team Is Giving Away Apple Watches At MAX
2015 Adobe Slate Updated
We just updated Adobe Slate. As per the release notes, here's what changed in v1.1.2:
- Did you ever create a gorgeous glideshow, only to find the images were low res when you published? We fixed that!
- JPGs and PNGs have company. Slate now supports import of RAW images.
- iOS9 is out, and we thought it would be good if we didn't crash on it, so we fixed some things.
- Other fixes and tweaks
2015 Beta Test The Next Adobe Voice
2015 More On CSS Vs SVG
2015 Julieanne Kost's Free Photoshop Videos
Adobe Evangelist Julieanne Kost is on a roll, posting links to free Photoshop tutorial videos that she's recorded for Lynda.com. Visit her blog to learn more.
2015 Up To 70% Off SQL Video Tutorial
I recently released a SQL video tutorial (based on my best-selling Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes). InformIT is running a Labor Day promotion with discounts on video lessons of up to 60-70% off, and my new SQL series is included in the promotion. The sale ends Wednesday, September 9th.
2015 An Overview Of SVG Patterns
More web coding goodness to share over on the Dreamweaver blog. This time, Lucas Bebber has posted a really informative overview of SVG patterns, explaining how these can be used to create interesting typographic effects.