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Web Design, HTML and Beyond
Meeting Type: CDPUG General Meeting
Reception Starts: 6:00 p.m.
Meeting Starts: 6:30 p.m.
Where: New Horizons Computer Learning Center (Independence, OH)
1 Infinity Corp. Ctr. Dr., Suite 250, Cleveland, OH 44125
Driving and Parking Directions ( http://www.newhorizons.com )
Speaker(s): Bill Cohen-Kiraly, Remington Phillips and Stuart Smith
Cost: Free for members, $10 for guests
Raffle Prize(s): "Dreamweaver CS5 for Dummies", "Web Sites for Dummies", "Building a Web Site for Dummies", "Mobile Web Design for Dummies", "Teach Your Visually Adobe Dreamweaver CS5" and "Smashing HTML 5".
Whether you are just dipping your toes into the web or have long been designing and developing for the web, this meeting is for you. Working on the web offers both significant opportunities and challenges compared to designing for static mediums. Even though basic principles of design still apply, consumers experience the web and print media in significantly different ways--differences that go beyond screen size, font availability and color rendering. We will try to prepare you with knowledge that will make you more valuable to your clients and more likely to create websites that succeed in meeting their objectives.
At this meeting, long time developers Stuart Smith, Remington Phillips and Bill Kiraly will present a primer on web technologies you need to understand or at least be aware of, some ways to learn and an introduction to the important differences in how to approach a web project versus how to approach print or static electronic media.
RSVP is not required but is appreciated. Click here to send RSVP by Email. Please include your name and number of people.
Upcoming meetings and reminders include:
February 24th - An evening with Jeff Darcy, Editorial Cartoonist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer
March 31st - Mac Troubleshooting: Hardware and Software
April 28th - Get off the Bullet Train: Better Ways to Transport Your Message Visually
May 26th - IGNITE Your Career: 7th Annual CDPUG May Show
Community dates of interest (See our website for current listings)
January 31st - Photo Formats - JPEG vs. RAW / NCMUG / St. James Lutheran Church, 4771 Broadview Rd, (Old Brooklyn), just north of I-480 / 7:15 p.m.
February 1st - Creating eBooks with InDesign CS5 / Cleveland InDesign User Group | Cleveland Institute of Art • 11141 East Boulevard • Cleveland, Ohio 44196 / 6:30PM - 8:30PM
February 12th - TBA / GCPCUG | CSU Main Classroom Bldg. Room 136 • East 22nd & Chester Ave. Cleveland, Ohio / 9:30AM - 12:00PM
February 19th - TBA / WebSig Cleveland | Room 30 (Basement Level, Admin Bldg) Notre Dame College • 4545 College Road • South Euclid, Ohio 44121-4293 / 10:30AM - 12:00PM
February 20th - How To BackUp and Restore Your Mac / MacGroup Detroit | The Birmingham Temple • 28611 W 12 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills, Michigan / 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. /
VARIOUS DATES - clevelandtechevents.com
What's News and more
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Until February 5th, download PDFZilla ($29.95 retail) for free. A powerful convertor that, unfortunately, is a windows only app. It will convert PDFs to Word, HTML, RTF, TEXT, SWF and many popular image formats. Read more: PDFZilla.com ( http://www.pdfzilla.com/giveaway.html )
provides designers with exclusive, affordable Photoshop brushes. Site features hundreds of brushes that are free for both personal and commercial use in addition to premium brushes starting at $3. The brushes were crafted with web designers in mind, but will print perfectly for collateral material. Visit them at: http://BrushLovers.com
Build your own iApp...
With the massive popularity of the iOS platform and the millions and millions of potential users, designing and building your own iApp to promote your business, brand or product is becoming very appealing. It is a great way to spread, promote and monetize your content. iBuildApp is a browser-based rapid application development tool for building your own iPhone app without writing code. The benefits to using this product are : No startup costs, no subscription costs and no installation. Interested? Visit: http://ibuildapp.com
Design a CDPUG Postcard for an upcoming event and show off your skills!!!
There are 11 months to choose from. You can illustrate, create a cartoon, or do some really cool type rendering in a postcard format (6” x 4.25”). The postcard will be produced digitally at Copy King, Inc. and distributed to members and other graphic/media arts professionals. (And, yes, you get your own credit line as well as recognition for your design.) Contact Judith at email@example.com if you’d like to participate in showing off CDPUGers' talents.
News and Tips on demand...
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Adobe Museum of Digital Media
Opening it's virtual doors last October, the online museum tries to create the experience of visiting a real space as close as possible. Museum is curated by Tom Eccles, who is executive director at the Centre for Curatorial Studies at Bard College in New York State. This is a fantastic exercise in 3D virtualization and hints at what is possible. However, the heavy use of Flash will limit visitors to browsers and devices that support the medium. Head on over to: www.adobemuseum.com
For more news, job postings, networking opportunities, and archives of past meetings, please log onto our ever improving site: http://www.cdpug.org/
The Cleveland Digital Publishing Users Group (CDPUG), is a non-profit, professional development and networking organization that provides educational information about digital publishing. Our meeting topics are diverse and platform independent. Memberships are available. For more information about CDPUG and meeting schedules, visit our website: http://www.cdpug.org/
CDPUG meets on the last Thursday of each month at New Horizons Computer Learning Center ( http://www.newhorizons.com ) [ 1 Infinity Corp. Ctr. Dr., Suite 250, Cleveland, OH 44125 ]. Reception: 6:00 pm. Meeting: 6:30 pm. Meetings are FREE to members, $10 for non-members. Individual memberships are $40.00. Corporate memberships for 3 individuals at the same company are $100.00.
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Digital ArtZ Ezine Edition, January 2011, Volume 9, Issue 1 / © 2011 Cleveland Digital Publishing Users Group