iOS Prototyping With Adobe Fireworks And TAP (Part 3)

  In the previous parts of this tutorial (part 1 and part 2), we looked in detail at the building blocks of our design in Fireworks (pages, shared layers, symbols, styles), and we started to make a demo prototype in Fireworks. The demo prototype had six pages, linked together by hotspots, and each hotspot was customized…

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iOS Prototyping With TAP And Adobe Fireworks (Part 2)

  In the previous article in this series, “iOS Prototyping With Adobe Fireworks and TAP, Part 1: Laying the Foundation,” I looked in detail at the four major stages that all of our projects at Cooper go through, as well as our approach to Fireworks PNG organization, and the main components of Fireworks (pages, shared layers,…

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iOS Prototyping With TAP And Adobe Fireworks (Part 1)

  One of the strengths of Adobe Fireworks lies in its ability to produce basic-level prototypes in HTML format for the purpose of sharing concepts, evaluating them and conducting usability tests. But did you know that you can use Fireworks in combination with other tools to create complex iOS prototypes (for both the iPhone and iPad)…

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The Ultimate Collection Of Adobe Illustrator Action

Adobe Photoshop actions are very popular across the internet and in fact, it’s just one search away – Adobe Illustrator action isn’t. There are only few out there which you can buy. It’s a good thing though as there is a lesser chance of finding a set of free Adobe Illustrator action. The low number…

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An Open Letter to Adobe About the Premature End of Adobe Touch Apps

On December 20th, 2012 Adobe quietly announced via a blog post that it is discontinuing several of the Adobe Touch apps. Those who missed the blog post may also have noticed that the touch apps suddenly disappeared from the Creative… Keep reading An Open Letter to Adobe About the Premature End of Adobe Touch Apps…

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2013 Illustrator Tool of the Year: Shape Builder

Pantone recently announced the official color for 2013 (Emerald Green #17-5641), so I figured it would be ok if I announced the official Illustrator tool for 2013 as well: the Shape Builder tool.Since the Shape Builder tool first appeared in Illustrator CS5, I’ve always thought of it as the “sleeper” feature. You know, the one…

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Design Cutting Edge iOS Apps With Adobe Fireworks

  Since the release of iPhone 4 and the iPad 3 (known as “The new iPad”), Apple has doubled the resolution of the displays, which are now 640 x 960 pixels (iPhone 4 and 4s), 1536 x 2048 pixels (iPad 3), and 640 x 1136 pixels (iPhone 5). To keep a good-looking user interface for both…

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Vintage Effects with Photoshop

Justin Seeley returns to TipSquirrel.com with a video looking at a couple of ways to get a vintage effect using adjustment layers in Photoshop The post Vintage Effects with Photoshop appeared first on TipSquirrel…

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