InCopy CC Upgrade Bootcamp

Master the newest features and changes in Adobe InCopy quickly with this focused Upgrade Bootcamp from InCopy CC, InCopy CS6, InCopy CS5, and more. Keep reading InCopy CC Upgrade Bootcamp on Pariah Burke Publishing & Design Consulting & Training...
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About Pariah Burke

A design, digital publishing, and print publishing author, trainer, and consultant Inspiring, Informing, and Empowering Creative Professionals™ Keep reading About Pariah Burke on Pariah Burke Publishing & Design Consulting & Training...
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PDF Security: A Brief What, Why and How

Information that we have stored on our computers can be of a very sensitive nature, things we want private for business or personal reasons. There are also a number of ways that old, and new programs, formats and systems can be hacked. Flaws can be exploited and work-arounds can be made. There are always things...
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iOS Grid System, A Free Extension For Adobe Fireworks

  I’ll come right out and say it. I think the grid is the unsung hero of a good design. It gives structure and lets the design fall perfectly into place on the canvas. With a grid, adapting and building something new into your design is easy. Think of it like a house’s foundation. With a...
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Repurposing Photoshop For The Web

Like any overzealous teenager aspiring to be a Web designer back in 1999, I found myself in an “Electronic Design” class, behind the wheel of one of those old-school aqua iMacs1. If you found yourself in a similar situation, chances are you were given Adobe Photoshop as your vehicle for designing the Web. For me,...
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SEO For PDF: Preparing PDF for Search Engines

Preparing PDF documents for search engines is something that is important to know not only for storing files but also for allowing others to find them and making them contribute positively on any sites that they are found. There is a checklist that has been created through a number of different sources which will give...
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Create Demo: An Easy Way To Present Adobe Fireworks Design Prototypes

  With its structured approach to organizing assets, Adobe Fireworks can be a pleasure for designing and prototyping. But demonstrating your designs on a wide range of devices can be time-consuming and could even require some degree of coding. The Create Demo extension addresses some of these issues. It automatically converts your Fireworks documents into portable...
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Creating Wireframes And Prototypes With InDesign

Hundreds of tools may be available for interaction designers, but there is still no industry standard for interaction design the way Photoshop and Illustrator are to graphic design. Popular programs are out there, but many of them have considerable drawbacks, which has led me to explore alternative apps. I eventually chose Adobe InDesign for much...
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Adobe CreateNOW Tour in Chicago

Join Terry White and Pariah Burke for Adobe CreateNOW in Chicago. The Chicago Adobe Users Group is proud to announce the Adobe CreateNOW Tour is coming to Chicago March 7, 2013. We will be hosting a series of talks from… Keep reading Adobe CreateNOW Tour in Chicago on Pariah Burke Publishing & Design Consulting &...
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Adobe CreateNOW Tour in Baltimore, MD

Join Terry White and Pariah Burke us for a full evening of knowledge and networking, as two internationally known industry experts share how the Adobe Creative Cloud is revolutionizing creative workflows in digital publishing, web, photography, and video. Learn how… Keep reading Adobe CreateNOW Tour in Baltimore, MD on Pariah Burke Publishing & Design Consulting...
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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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