Hope everyone has enjoyed summer vacations, beach weekends and the like. The Acadiana Adobe User Group itself has taken the month of July off, but we're raring to get back to work, and have a great set of programs going forward through the end of 2013.
August 20, 2013 - Ray Camden on Parse.com, plus PhoneGap
Parse.com is a great resource for web and mobile development, providing a data solution in the cloud that allows deveopers to create a great user experiences and forget database server maintenance and complex infrsastructure. Ray Camden will take us through the features of Parse.com and also guide us through how easy it is to employ a Parse.com data solution in a mobile app through PhoneGap.
This meeting will be held Tuesday, August 20, 2013, 6-8 pm at Graham Group Interactive, 2014 West Pinhook Road, Suite 210, Lafayette, LA.
September 17, 2013 - Scott Reynolds on Adobe Business Catalyst
Scott B Reynolds will explain why Adobe Business Catalyst, an all-in-one solution for building and managing websites, is the most underrated product Adobe offers. He will go over why Business Catalyst is so valuable, list its features, and answer as many questions as time allows. Find out why Adobe says "Say goodbye to 5+ systems and hello to Business Catalyst".
Scott is an Adobe Community Professional, an Adobe User Group Manager, a Business Catalyst Partner, and an organizer of BC Sandpile.
Scott will appear over Adobe Connect. This meeting will be held Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 6-8 pm at Graham Group Interactive, 2014 West Pinhook Road, Suite 210, Lafayette, LA.
October 15, 2013 - Sharon Bruno on Adobe Muse
Adobe Muse is a product aimed for experienced designers who want to employ their design skills for web clients without getting bogged down in coding. This lands it square in the wheelhouse of designer Sharon Bruno, who will review for us a Muse success story, utilizing Muse for a client site.
This meeting will be held Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 6-8 pm at Graham Group Interactive, 2014 West Pinhook Road, Suite 210, Lafayette, LA.
November 19, 2013 - James Edmunds on Premiere Pro, After Effects and Audition CC
James Edmunds will use live examples from a current project to review some new features in the latest versions of Adobe's video/audio production applications. Included will be the Lumetri color engine, the new Premiere Pro timeline, and After Effects Cinema 4D integration, as well as other topics.
This meeting will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 6-8 pm at Graham Group Interactive, 2014 West Pinhook Road, Suite 210, Lafayette, LA.
December 10, 2013 - Annual Dutch Treat Holiday Social
The only real work this evening will be to draw the winning raffle ticket for a year of Adobe Creative Cloud. How do you get a raffle ticket? Why, by attending any of the other meetings in the fall!
The location for this meeting will be selected after much hunger-inducing discussion at the November meeting.
In the works...
Also in the works for future meetings: further updates on great new Adobe tools that are part of Creative Cloud; another practical Photoshop session; A close look at Adobe Illustrator; and more. Something you want to hear about? Let us know! Something you want to see, or to share? Let us know!
At every meeting...
We begin each meeting with free beer, chips and soda, and lively free form discussion of the topics of the day (also known as gossip). And by attending a meeting, you are entered in a raffle for free Adobe software! We also have other giveaways as well! We hope to see you at a meeting soon!