REFRESHMENT WILL BE OFFERED TO THE GUESTS DURING THE BREAK
Date and Time:
Saturday 20 June, 2009 from 2:30pm - 4:30pm
Bukit Merah Community Library
3779 Jalan Bukit Merah
If you thought Creative Crew Singapore was just about design, think again!
CC will "borrow" 2 speakers from FUG, and together will deploy a coding sessions. We will not forget design, though.
Our goal is to reduce the barriers between designers and developers.
Stefano Virgilli, Adobe Certified Instructor
Linus Lim, Creative Crew Vice President
Arul Kumaran, Flex developer
Arul Prasad, Flex developer
1) Code and Video in After Effects, by Stefano Virgilli (20 minutes)
Animating without keyframes? Yes we can! It is the power of expressions in After Effects.
Some simple interpolation, if/then condition and a bit of math can create extremely controllable movements.
Stefano Virgilli defines himself as a designer who loves to code. He will demo how quick and affective is to do some code in video animation.
Bio > Stefano Virgilli has 30 Adobe Certifications as Expert and Instructor. He is the owner of an Adobe Authorized Training Centre, and User Group Manager of Creative Crew.
2) Prototyping in Adobe FireWorks, by Linus Lim (20 minutes)
Adobe Fireworks is all about rapid prototyping. As the complexity and scope of web sites and applications grew, there became a clear need to prototype and share designs and interaction concepts with clients or developers. Linus will talk about some of these tools and also do a short demo on how to skin your interface design from Adobe Fireworks over to Adobe Flex for coding.
Bio > Linus is a web designer for many years specialise in user interface and usability. He is also an experienced trainer, Fireworks evangelist and the Vice President of Creative Crew.
3) Thinking in Flex for Designers, by Arul Kumaran (20 minutes)
Clearly communicating design goals and purpose to the developers is always a challenge for designers. In this session Arul Kumaran will be introducing flex to designers and how they can take advantage of CS4 tools like fireworks to prototype, design, and skin flex applications
Bio > Arul Kumaran is a freelance Flash Platform consultant who is passionate about rich Internet application development. As an Adobe Community Expert for Flash and Flex he speaks in various community events and tweets the flash platform happenings using his twitter id "ArulKumaran"
4) "The future of Designer-Developer workflow - an introduction", by Arul Prasad (20 mins)
This talk would introduce designers to the upcoming designer-developer workflow improvements, thanks to the introduction of Adobe 'Flash Catalyst'. The current work flow puzzle has a missing block, which FC is trying to solve. Arul Prasad will demo the Flash Catalyst tool and will discuss the improved workflow, and help set expectations from a developer's perspective.
Bio > Arul Prasad is a software developer, specializing on the Flash Platform. He's been developing applications for the Flash platform using Adobe Flex, Flash and other open source tools.
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Creative Crew Singapore
Creative Crew is the official Photoshop and After Effects Adobe User Group based in Singapore.