Last week I was interviewed by Stuart Beaton from the Small Pictures Podcast about the new Adobe Acrobat X release. The podcast is now available and runs for approximately 10 minutes. You can listen here;
Adobe’s Ben Forta visited Australia this week and I had the pleasure of joining him in the ZDNet studios in Sydney. Below is the video interview that was filmed with Chris Duckett. Ben talks about ColdFusion, the Flash Platform and a whole bunch of other interesting things!
Australian journalist Brad Howarth recently interviewed me regarding my opinions on what Adobe is doing with Flash and has included my comments in an unbiased article recently published in February 20th B&T magazine.
Apart from choosing the technology that can get your message to as many people as possible, one key takeaway from the article is the importance of understanding the workflow between your developer and designers. This is especially important now that the demand for a great user experience is important.
Having creative people burn cycles slicing and dicing their artwork for developers is time consuming and costly. Developers cannot afford to ignore the user experience as there audience expect higher engagement and “that will do” is no longer an option. In fact, many projects are now start with a “front to back” approach (designing the user experience first then wiring it up behind) rather than the traditional “back to front” method which leaves the user interface as a final consideration. Continue reading