Joint General Meeting/Adobe Creative Suite User Group
Power Tools for the Web – Edge Tools and Services & OCMMA Board Election
For those of you who attended our Adobe CS6 Launch Camp back in June, you'll remember that Adobe Community Professional Chris Griffith presented at an afternoon session about mobile development. So for our first meeting of the new year, we're bringing Chris back to tell us more!
It feels like the online world is changing almost daily, thanks to new web technologies and the proliferation of devices and internet connections. So how can you stay on top of these new technologies and create compelling content for this new, modern web?
Adobe allows you to stay in the forefront by launching Adobe Edge Tools & Services (http://html.adobe.com/edge/). In this session, Chris will demonstrate all you need to know about these powerful new tools and services. Everything from Edge Animate, Edge Code, Edge Inspect, to PhoneGap Build, and even a sneak of Edge Reflow, among many others.
Chris is a Staff Engineer in the User Experience group at Qualcomm, Inc. and has over 15 years experience developing a wide range of prototypes for a variety of clients. He is currently work with the full spectrum of the Flash Platform from mobile devices to web/desktop.
He shares his knowledge with other web professionals as the manager of the San Diego Flash User Group and the Flash Catalyst Community Lead for Adobe Systems, Inc, as well as an AdobeCommunity Professional. Chris is regularly invited to speak at conferences such as Adobe MAX, 360Flex, D2WC, and various user groups.
Chris is also involved with the National Science Foundation's National Science Digital Library project. He recently developed several iPhone applications. He writes for peachpit.com and O'Reilly's InsideRIA. When not coding, Chris is either spending time with my family or sea kayaking.
OCMMA Board Election
As required by our Bylaws, we will also have our election for members of the OCMMA Board of Directors at this meeting. In order to vote you do need to be an annual member.
OCMMA's Adobe Creative Suite User Group - Orange County (CS-OC) meets jointly with the General Meeting of OCMMA (http://www.ocmma.org) every third Tuesday of the month. Admission is free for OCMMA members, the price for non-members is $15, and $7 for students with ID. Come at 6 PM for networking and food and soft drinks.
Our meetings feature presentations by Adobe specialists, business entrepreneurs, camera and hardware pro's, and others. Topics include trends in multimedia, demos of Adobe Creative Suite applications, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and others, as well as discussions of best business practices for web technology and the digital arts. The goal of this group is to provide local designers and developers with a forum for learning from speakers and from each other about how best to leverage the power of Adobe applications in their business workflows. Cynthia Gordon is the Manager of CS-OC, and Virginia Houts is the Co-Manager.
Adobe Software Raffle Earn raffle points at every meeting simply by attending. Earn additional points by presenting or joining OCMMA. Twice a year an Adobe CS5 Software Bundle of the winner's choice (up to a value of $2,100) is awarded. The raffle is usually held in June and November. Full eligibility rules may be found here (http://files.meetup.com/1209211/CS-OC%20Raffle%20rules%20Jan%202011.pdf).
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