software Tag

I've been seeing some awesome work being done with this new app recently. A lot simpler than After Effects and more specialized in software animations. Can't wait to give this a try!

I was really choked when Adobe announced they are discontinuing their Fireworks application. Originally part of Macromedia's design suite, Fireworks is by far my favorite design program, and I have always trumpeted its virtues when in discussion with Photoshop-based UI designers. I even used it to make a poster last summer, because its really just a joy to use. I've discovered that I'm not the only one who feels this way, as some of what you might call the "old guard" of the Fireworks community have begin an underground resistance. Sign me up!     ...

Web design involves alot of making little changes to code, and then refreshing your browser window to see the changes. This repetitive and tedious task can be a thing of the past thanks to this great Google Chrome plugin which automates this for you. It can tell when the source code is altered, so everytime you save your file in your code editor your browser will refresh for you. Cool!