This article will walk you through the process of creating a digital magazine: from the layout in Adobe InDesign to sharing your content on the web or through a mobile app.
It will show you how to use the options within the in5 (InDesign to HTML5) export tool to create your ideal digital magazine layout.
You can still use the techniques in this article, but it much easier to create a looping slideshow from InDesign using in5’s Presentation Mode
(no coding required…not even copying and pasting).
In this article, I’m going to show you how to create a self-running slideshow using Adobe InDesign and in5 (InDesign to HTML5).
This will let you create animated slideshows that will run in any browser, using content you’ve created in InDesign.
This type of slideshow has many possible uses, including
- web banners
- tradeshow presentations
- animated info graphics
There are only a few steps to creating a self-running slideshow…
Problems are usually reported by clients or end users.
After all, if you already knew about the problem, it would probably be fixed, right? 😉
In this article, I’ll show you some ways that you get info from end users to help solve your problems faster.
Big news in the tech world
LinkedIn has acquired Lynda.com for $1.5 billion. I’m not sure just yet what this news means for the future of Lynda.com, but I’m optimistic that this could be a good thing.
Fun news for the Ajar family
Forbes used a screen capture from Creating HTML Layouts with InDesign in their article on the acquisition.
We’re keeping quite busy around here! Here’s a quick round-up of some recent articles that I’ve published.
5 Flash Animation tips in 5 days on the Peachpit blogs:
Also on the Peachpit site, there’s an excerpt on Character Animation from our recent book with Chris Georgenes.
I also have a new video tutorial over at ActiveTuts+ on Creating Advanced Motion Presets in Flash with JSFL.
In addition to the recent advice page I added on Learning Flash, I’m working on a page about becoming a graphic designer/Flash animator/digital artist. It includes some of my background and lessons learned. That article is pretty much on hold as we work toward the SmartMouth release (hopefully just another week), and I will pick it up after that.