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Adobe CS4 discounts

Aug 20, 2009 Author: Lisa Larson-Kelley | Filed under: Announcements

It’s sale time at Adobe, apparently! Found a couple of good deals, depending on your situation… thought I’d pass them along.

10% off any CS4 purchase, suite or individual product, full or upgrades: Enter code 10offAdobe at checkout to receive the discount!

Students: Adobe Back to School Source: studenteditions.adobe.com
Heading back to school? Then check out the Adobe Back to School Gallery for inspiration and low student pricing, including savings of up to 80% on Adobe Creative Suite 4.

Flash Video and AS3 article on FFDMag

Aug 18, 2009 Author: Lisa Larson-Kelley | Filed under: Books & Articles, Resources

Chaim Sajnovsky, a prolific contributor to the FlashMedia FMS mailing list and a FMS/Flash consultant, recently authored an informative article on working with video in ActionScript 3.0 that I just ran across.

It goes over the basics of NetConnections, NetStreams and Streams, and how to work with metadata.

You can find it on page 62 of the February issue. Download the PDF for free!

Streaming Media West discount

Aug 18, 2009 Author: Lisa Larson-Kelley | Filed under: Announcements

I’m presenting a half-day pre-conference workshop at this year’s Streaming Media West conference in San Jose, on Nov. 16, 2009: Developing a Rich Video Player for the Adobe Flash Platform. I presented this workshop a few months ago at Streaming Media East — the first time I had given more than a one-hour session — to a nice full room. Based on the feedback from that session, I’m fleshing out the workshop with more hands-on exercises and real-world examples.

Sign up now and get a $200 discount using this link: http://tinyurl.com/ldetsc

And remember, Streaming Media West also has an exhibit hall that is open pre-registered attendees for free! You can register for this free pass at the same URL above.

Hope to see you there!

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