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MAX 2011

Adobe MAX 2011 October 1–5 Los Angeles Convention Center and Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE Los Angeles, California

There are huge discounts if you register before the end of the month! -- email me if you want to know more.


Moving Wordpress

Relocate method

WordPress supports an automatic relocation method that will figure out and update those values for you automatically. This method is intended to be a quick assist to getting a site working when relocating a site from one server to another.

To use it:

1. Edit the wp-config.php file.

2. After the "define" statements, add this new one:

define('RELOCATE',true);

3. Go to the wp-login.php page in a web browser.

4. Login as per normal.

When the RELOCATE flag is set to true, the Site URL (NOT the home setting) will be automatically updated to whatever path you are using to access the login screen. This will get the admin section up and running on the new URL, but it will not correct any other part of the setup. Those you will still need to alter manually.


The Auto-Align Tool In Browserlab

Scott Fegette introduces the new auto-align feature in BrowserLab, a powerful tool that automatically aligns screenshots to a specific point of the page, to zero-in on discrepancies between browsers.

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/adc-presents/the-autoalign-tool-in-browserlab/


Adobe Air for TV!

Principal Product Manager Aditya Bansod shows games and HD video running on Adobe AIR for TV.

http://tv.adobe.com/watch/flash-platform-in-action/adobe-air-for-tv/


Adobe Demos Flash-to-HTML5 Conversion Tool

Adobe already offers HTML5 plugins for Illustrator CS5 and Dreamweaver CS5. Adobe also offers an Illustrator CS5 export tool for HTML5 and JavaScript. What makes this Flash tool different is that it not only supports animations, but elements within those animations. Watch the demonstration video to get an idea of how users will be able to take elements from within the newly converted HTML5 code to re-insert elsewhere on a web page.

Watch the video...


Use Adobe Fonts in Your Own Web Designs

Adobe fontsClipped from Mashable :

Typekit, a company doing its part to help bring better typography to the web, has just announced an new partnership with Adobe.

The partnership means that Typekit users can now integrate famous fonts like Myriad, Cooper Black and Adobe Garamond into their own sites and designs.

Adobe took the time to optimize and hint its collection of fonts for the screen, ensuring that type looks its best. The web fonts support the same languages and scripts as their counterparts on the desktop.


WOFF as a Standard

Clipped from Mashable :

The Web Open Font Format , or WOFF, is edging ever closer to becoming the de facto standardized format for using fonts on the web.

Backed by Mozilla, Opera and Microsoft, WOFF allows TrueType, OpenType or Open Font Format fonts to be embedded into web pages.

Right now, WOFF support is built into Firefox 3.6 and above, Google Chrome version 5 and above, Internet Explorer 9, and will be supported in upcoming versions of Safari.


Video Conference: AIR for Android and Tricks

Join us in the Duncan Hall conference room @ 12:00 noon today 10/6 for a live video conference from Adobe on AIR for Android and Tricks.
Speaker: Renaun Erickson, Platform Evangelist for Adobe Flex, Flash, & Mobile
http://renaun.com/blog/

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Amazon Releases Plugin For InDesign

Amazon announced the Beta Version of Kindle plugin for Adobe InDesign

http://tinyurl.com/2a4byy4


Captivate video conference Today 9/29 @ 12:00 noon

Sorry for the late notice but there will be a live video conference with Adobe on Captivate from 12:00-1:00 in the Duncan Hall Conference room. I hope to see you there.

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