Latest thoughts, news, and occasional rants on video games

Adobe announce Creative Suite 5.5

Monday April 11, 2011

Creative Suite 5.5

Today brought the announcement of Adobe’s first mid-cycle release for Creative Suite 5.5. Instead of continuing with uninterrupted milestone releases, these will be moved to a two-year cycle, with mid-cycle releases keeping the product relevant and at the cutting edge of technology. There were two main sides to the announcement – functionality and licensing. Licensing… Read more

Book review: Driving Technical Change – Terrence Ryan

Sunday March 27, 2011

Driving Technical Change

As Solutions Architect some of the core elements of my job are to keep up-to-date with new developments within the industry, to advise my organisation and clients about technical strategy, and make recommendations, whether that be on a project basis or as part of more general business strategy. Because of this, I was very interested… Read more

Scotch on the Rocks 2011

Tuesday March 8, 2011

SOTR 2011

After three non-stop days of travel, keynotes, sessions, and networking, Scotch on the Rocks is now over for another year. The quality of the speakers this year was first class, and that coupled with an excellent venue and a brilliant community made for what I consider to be the best Scotch yet. The conference was… Read more

Preparation for conferences

Friday February 25, 2011

Conference preparation

As I’ll be attending Scotch on the Rocks (Europe’s premier ColdFusion-based conference) next week, this weekend will be all about getting ready for the long voyage from the safety of Kent to the wilds of Edinburgh. If you’re anything like me, conferences will be booked up months in advance and will rapidly descend on you when you’re… Read more

Adobe Community Professionals 2011

Thursday February 17, 2011

ACP 2011

I’m very proud to be able to say that I have been accepted as an Adobe Community Professional for 2011. It’s a big honour to be included into the ranks alongside people that I respect an incredible amount, so I’d like to say a massive thank you to Adobe, and to the individual that recommended… Read more

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