I saw that senocular.com was asking What will happen to MMUGs now? Will they
become Adobe User Groups (AUGs?) I can't speak for other MMUGs but I can
announce what we're going to be doing in 2006 with the London Macromedia User
Group: We're going to be renaming it to the London MultiMedia User Group.
Being lazy at heart and not wanting to give up too many XBox cycles on
rebranding, we thought this would be the easiest route Also, it fits
perfectly with our wanting to embrace a wider range of topics.
Darn, 15 minutes to get to my gate... I better post this and get going lest I
miss my flight to Cyprus. Going to be spending New Year's with my family in
Happy New Year everyone! Here's to an exciting 2006!
Why is FreeHand not part of Studio 8? What do productivity tools Contribute 3
and FlashPaper 2 add? What about Flex? Why has the product name changed from
Studio MX 2004? What are the new video features in Studio 8? How about the
role of Flash Player 8? These, and sundry other questions on every imaginable
aspect of the new Studio 8 release, are addressed here by four executives at
Macromedia speaking exclusively to MX Developer's Journal.
Jim Guerard, Vice President of Product Management and Product Marketing
MXDJ: How do you feel about the new Studio 8?
Jim Guerard: The groundbr... (more)
Blog Topic: Studio 8
Are You Eligible for a Free Studio Upgrade?
By Stephanie Sullivan
I'm sure most everyone wants the new Studio 8. It rocks! But maybe you just
recently broke down and purchased Studio MX 2004 (or any of the products
contained therein) and you're just not ready to fork over more cash just yet.
Well -- maybe you don't have to. If you purchased on or after July 8th, make
sure to read Macromedia's page with the upgrade rules
(www.macromedia.com/cfusion/knowledgebase/index.cfm?id=tn_15313). You might
be pleasantly surprised!
Also, don'... (more)
Ben Forta, Macromedia's Senior Technical Evangelist (pictured left at MAX
2003 together with ColdFusion Developer's Journal editor-in-chief Robert
Diamond), took the stage at the Salt Palace Convention Center this morning.
His theme: "ColdFusion MX and beyond."
Known for spilling the beans about future CF releases at past Macromedia
events, Ben didn’t disappoint and once again provided lots of good
First - ColdFusion sales are up this year which is good news for the life of
the product, and the state of the industry for developers. Additionally in
the ‘positi... (more)
Macromedia has released an update for Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 that
offers performance and stability improvements. With this update, Dreamweaver
MX 2004 increases end-user productivity by enhancing key workflows and
improving the performance of the application. The update is free. With the
release of the Dreamweaver update, all Macromedia Studio MX 2004 products
have been optimized for better quality and performance. New Studio MX 2004
purchases will include all of the updated products. Existing users can
download the free individual product updates online.
Dreamweaver MX 2... (more)