There's a lot more to Facebook than just posting pictures of your cat. Julia Marks will outline the ways in which you can use social media to propel your business, your causes, and even your cat! Also learn how effective social media can be when thoughtfully integrated with other Internet and non-Internet marketing strategies.
This meeting will be held Tuesday, Apr. 15, 2014, 6-8 pm at The Switch, 100 Central St., Lafayette, LA.
May 20, 2014 - Ray Camden on Ionic
Ionic is a free and open source front-end framework for developing hybrid mobile apps with HTML5. It offers a library of mobile-optimized HTML, CSS and JS components for building highly interactive apps. Ray Camden will give us the tour and share some cool demos.
This meeting will be held Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 6-8 pm at The Switch, 100 Central St., Lafayette, LA.
June 17, 2014 - New Video goodies from Adobe
Sneak preview of several exciting new features coming to the next versions of Adobe's Premiere Pro, After Effects, SpeedGrade, Prelude and Media Encoder. New capabilities, plus new workflows that will boost your productivity.
This meeting will be held Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 6-8 pm at The Switch, 100 Central St., Lafayette, LA.
JULY - Vacation time!
Head to the beach! Head to the mountains! Head to your favorite Fourth of July BBQ!
August 19, 2014 - Ryan LeTulle on Angular JS
HTML is great for declaring static documents, but it falters when we try to use it for declaring dynamic views in web-applications. AngularJS lets you extend HTML vocabulary for your application. The resulting environment is extraordinarily expressive, readable, and quick to develop. Ryan LeTulle will explore AngularJS and give us demos of this powerful framework.
This meeting will be held Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 6-8 pm at The Switch, 100 Central St., Lafayette, LA.
September 16, 2014 - The Latest Wonders in Photoshop
Photoshop can do about a gazillion cool things. James Edmunds will zero in a few of the latest, coolest features with a special eye to how you might use these features in a practical workflow. PLUS, we'll go around the table and see if anyone in attendance has their own favorite Photoshop tip to share.
This meeting will be held Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, 6-8 pm at The Switch, 100 Central St., Lafayette, LA.
In the works...
Also in the works for future meetings: further updates on great new Adobe tools that are part of Creative Cloud; the power of Python; 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!