Learn how to design for an effective user experience, which should be the underlying goal for any application. See how to use Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5 along with Adobe Illustrator CS5, Photoshop CS5, Fireworks CS5, and InDesign CS5 as user experience design tools. This session covers creating personas, site maps, storyboards, and wireframes and how these elements are combined to create a finished application. To extend your knowledge from this session, attend the "Hands-on: Using Flash Catalyst CS5 to Design Rich User Experiences" lab.
Build your knowledge of the processes and tools needed to design an effective user experience. Learn best practices of user experience design and how to use Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5, along with Adobe Illustrator CS5, Photoshop CS5, Fireworks CS5, and InDesign CS5, to create a finished application. This lab will build on the topics covered in the "Using Flash Catalyst CS5 to Design Rich User Experiences" session, but that session is not a prerequisite.
Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
In this expert panel session, we will compare common workflows and discuss the latest Adobe tool releases, including CS5 products (specifically Flash Catalyst, Flash Professional, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Fireworks) and Flash Builder 4 Professional. The panel includes Garth Braithwaite (interaction designer), Leif Wells (ActionScript developer), Zach Stepek (server-side developer), and Stacey Mulcahy (information architect). The session will be opened up for discussion points from the audience, so feel free to bring along questions.
Learn to use HTML, CSS and jQuery to build mobile applications you can deliver across multiple devices. In this lab we'll cover jQuery basics and incorporate the jQTouch plug-in to manage navigation, touch events, animation and skinning. Techniques for client-side data storage and data caching will also be covered.
Join Rob Brooks-Bilson for a discussion on configuring, securing, and maintaining Adobe ColdFusion servers for optimal performance and stability. In addition to server configuration, he'll also discuss the server monitor and the new Adobe Air based server manager introduced in ColdFusion 9.
by John Resig
by Greg Veen
23rd–27th October 2010