for April, 2013

Tutorials Web Love

Create Scale-to-Fit Projects with Adobe Edge Animate

Update: Thanks for all your feedback guys — this tutorial is now a shipping feature in Edge Animate CC (3.0)! Learn more about the new features on YouTube or just go get it from

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create scale-to-fit compositions with Adobe Edge Animate which keep their aspect ratio on resize.

See the live sample

Download the sample files


Update: You guys have been asking how to make this script respond to height, and one of our awesome Animate forum users wrote up the solution (thanks jkuo1!)

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Posted on April 8, 2013 by Sarah · 98 comments Read More
Find a job you love and you’ll never work a day in your life. - Confucius

No guys, I’m okay, really!

I have to get something off my chest.

I work a lot. Like, a lot a lot. Being a product manager has about a 1:1 ratio of being ruthless and edifying. Running a product is much like raising a child; the gratifying moments of making a difference make up for the times you want retreat to the solitude depths of a dark cave where no one can find you ever again. A recent wave of well-meaning friends have taken concern to my time spent tunnel-visioned to my monitor and while I know their intentions are lovingly placed, the impression that I might be doing something wrong with my life is starting to bug me.

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Posted on April 7, 2013 by Sarah · 5 comments Read More
Tutorials Web Love

Create Responsively with Animate and Reflow

We live in a world of responsive design, and animation can play a meaningful and fun role on your website. Edge Animate and Edge Reflow give you the best of both worlds; easy-to-create responsive designs with RF and percentage-based interactive animations with AN. In this tutorial I’ll show you how you can take a responsive Animate composition and easily merge it with your Reflow preview files.

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Posted on April 3, 2013 by Sarah · 5 comments Read More