Wow. What a packed evening! Links and notes will be along shortly, but in the meantime here are a few headlines that I jotted down.
- Flash is not dead! Read Mike Chamber’s post.
- Upgrade discount to CS6 from old (pre CS5) versions to phase out: http://bit.ly/sJ0exJ
- CS6 expected Spring 2012.
We’ll try to notify you if the currently US-only discount on CS5.5 will be available in the UK.Update (Nov 23): the discount IS available in the UK http://adobe.ly/u6XBUe, thanks Simon!
- New subscription model [to follow]
- Adobe HTML5 example site beta.theexpressiveweb.com
- Solar System in HTML5: neography (amazing for HTML5+CSS3 ONLY, but to see what extras the Flash Player can offer: http://www.solarsystemscope.com/)
- Check out the cool online app development kit at applicationcraft.com
- Download PhoneGap and/or sign up for PhoneGap Build
- Flash quick export to AIR for mobile tutorials on gotoandlearn (there are plenty of others around)
- Good time to remind you that User Group members can get a discount off Lynda.com membership. Mail us or speak to us to get the code.
- You’ll be glad to know, my phone has gone in for repair. Two weeks with a Nokia N95!
3. Peter Jones talked about his story with slitscan / timemorphing. Amazingly beautiful and sometimes horrific imagery! Full notes to follow also. In the meantime, check out John Whitney on YouTube and Douglas Trumbull’s stargate sequence from 2001.
4. Stavroula Kounadea talked about the interactions between director and actor. Although I don’t work with actors or directors, I’m still visualising myself as a sphere!
Meetup for Flash User Group – next Weds 23rd November – see website for details
December meeting + raffle for all three groups: The Royal Blenheim, St Ebbes, Oxford, Thursday December 15th (see, I told ya’ it was the 15th!).