Author Archives: Cole

Animating Polygon Shape Changes With CAShapeLayer in Swift and iOS

I am working on a project that will be animating polygon vector shapes. No raster images on a CAShapeLayer. In general, most of the references and examples related to CAShapeLayer are concentrated on animating stroke end points. That’s great for … Continue reading

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Where In The World Have I Been?

I’ve really neglected my website. My choice, but I want to reverse that now. I’m going to try to start posting again. A lot of things have changed for me lately, as far as my career. Demands On Time By … Continue reading

Posted in Personal

Winter Effects in Photoshop CC

A year ago, I presented on making it snow in a Photoshop video. I’ve found the original keynote and PDF for downloading. Enjoy!

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Let It Snow In Adobe After Effects CC

I’ll be presenting at the SLC Adobe Video Users Group in Draper on Wednesday, February 18th, at The Art Institute of Salt Lake City located at 121 W. Election Road Draper Utah. We’ll start at 6:30PM. Feel free to download the source … Continue reading

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iOS Tutorial: Selections in TableViews

This tutorial picks up where our last tutorial on TableView Basics left off. Now that we have one, it’s time to start editing, deleting and moving things around. Again, we’ll have our starter project and our completed project downloads. First … Continue reading

Posted in Apple, iOS

What’s New in Photoshop Creative Cloud

The resource files for the SLC Adobe User Group are available for download. We’ll cover most of the image editing enhancements, including blur gallery, smart sharpen, liquify, and up sampling. We’ll also show how to use CSS copy exports for use with … Continue reading

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WebCode Workflow with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

I’ve posted the content and slides from this week’s presentation on WebCode and Adobe tools. As far as feedback from the group, there was considerable interest in the ability to convert PSDs to raster layers. I clearly didn’t give this … Continue reading

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Software Review: PixelCut’s WebCode Is A Winner

Pixel Cut has released a new tool called WebCode for creating your web images into code — web code, as in HTML, SVG, JavaScript+Canvas and CSS. Yes, very cool. The Advantage of Vector Imaging on Your Website Every webmaster and … Continue reading

Posted in CSS, HTML5, Mac, Technology

Adding Animations to WordPress with Adobe Edge Animate

This is really part one of more posts to come on Edge Animate and WordPress integration. Here is a link to the slides for tonight’s SLCAdobeUG meeting. It includes the vital links to get you up and running animating your … Continue reading

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The Problem With iOS GitHub Component Examples Lately

I’ve started to notice a disturbing trend lately, iOS Github examples that flat out don’t work nicely outside the example code.  Here are the typical problems: Non-ARC code No Storyboards Sample project megalomanic focus inaccuracies and generalities Non-ARC code … Continue reading

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