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eSeminar Sept. 12: All about eBOOK Publishing

September 10, 2012

Become an eBOOK Publisher for eReaders, Desktop, Mobile and Tablet Devices

Wednesday, September 12, 2012
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM US/Pacific

Register here: Adobe Online Events

Technical documentation teams are now moving Policies and Procedures project content from the desktop to mobile devices and tablets. Adobe RoboHelp 10 supports the new ePub 3 (and ePub 2.0.1) as well as the Kindle Fire (KF8) formats. The publishing targets are eBook readers (such as Amazon Kindle, Barnes & Noble’s, Nook, etc.) as well as tablets users (Apple iPad, Samsung Galaxy, BlackBerry Playbook, etc.) and even smartphones such as Motorola’s Droid and Samsung’s Galaxy S series.

In this eSeminar you will learn how to:

Prepare an existing RoboHelp project for generating to many devices using the new eBook Single Source Layout.
Optimize content maximum compatibility to adapt and accommodate a growing number of eBook readers and mobile devices.
Create an eBook Single Source Layout for ePub 3 and Kindle Book.
Enter Meta Information including publisher and copyright info as well as a Cover Image.
Validate the content in accordance with requirements of the Apple Store.

Presenters: This eSeminar is hosted by Adobe Certified RoboHelp Instructor John Daigle and his guest, Kevin Siegel. John teaches and consults Adobe RoboHelp and Adobe Captivate and is based in Evergreen, Colorado ( www.showmethedemo.com  ). Kevin Siegel is founder of IconLogic and develops courseware for Adobe RoboHelp and many other Adobe products. He distributes his courseware using the ePUB format and is based near Baltimore, Maryland ( www.iconlogic.com ).

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Watch Recording Now! Multiscreen HTML5 Adobe RoboHelp Webinar

September 10, 2012

Multiscreen HTML5 Adobe RoboHelp Webinar hosted by Willam van Weelden and myself. Just click this link and start viewing.

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Thursday! Multiscreen HTML5 for multi-device publishing with Adobe RoboHelp 10

August 29, 2012

Thursday, August 30, 2012
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM US/Pacific

Register here: Adobe Online Events

With Multiscreen HTML5 Single Source Layouts and the new Screen Layout Editor, you can deliver content to almost any device and screen size. From iPhones to Android smartphones like Galaxy, tablets like iPad and Kindle Fire to desktop computers, Adobe RoboHelp 10 has you covered! Support for modern HTML5 output and CSS3 means authors are no longer limited to the old-fashioned and restrictive frame-based “tri-pane” window. Convenient common screen sizes for many devices are ready-to-use. Each screen size can be mapped to a different screen layout so that the appearance of the content is right for the device.

In this eSeminar you will learn how to:

  • Choose Screen Profiles to accommodate the particular screen sizes you are targeting (Mobile, Tablet, Desktop, etc.)
  • Take your existing project and generate “batch” output for many screen sizes using the new Multiscreen HTML5 Single Source Layout.
  • Select from the Screen Layout “Gallery” of prepared layouts.
  • Customize the look and feel as well as the structure of your content using the Screen Layout Editor.
    Optimize the output so that the content adjusts and adapts to different screen sizes.

Presenters:

This webinar is hosted by Adobe Certified RoboHelp Instructor John Daigle and his guest, Willam van Weelden. John teaches and consults Adobe RoboHelp and Adobe Captivate and is based in Evergreen, Colorado www.showmethedemo.com . Willam van Weelden is from Amsterdam and expert in CSS3 design and the new HTML5 standards.  www.wvanweelden.eu

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Adobe RoboHelp 10 launches today – Multiscreen HTML5

July 24, 2012

Publish to multiple channels, formats, and screens using multiscreen HTML5

Publish contemporary help content to virtually any device with multiscreen HTML5 and other popular formats. Make your publishing workflow highly extensible by simply specifying the screen size and layout. Optimize content display for a better reading experience, and preview it while authoring.

Easily create and aggregate help content, ensure a consistent look-and-feel, and enjoy comprehensive support for popular industry standards. Reuse content, and benefit from authoring enhancements such as Search and Replace, multiscreen content previews, and User Defined Variables.

For more details download the Reviewer’s Guide that has videos showing many of the new features.

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Special Adobe Workshop at WritersUA in Memphis, Sunday, March 11

March 1, 2012

Join us at WritersUA in Memphis, Sunday, March 11
I’ll be speaking at a special workshop at WritersUA and hope you can come say hello. There will be lots of useful info and free food, too! Meet with the Adobe Product Management team and share your experiences and feedback. Influence the future product roadmap. Catch industry stalwarts like Kevin Siegel, Alan Houser, Bernard Aschwanden, Beth Gerber, Joe Welinske, John Daigle, Matt Sullivan, Pam Harrison, Peter Grainge and, Rick Stone as they speak on trends in Help and Policy Authoring & Publishing.
Date: Sunday, March 11, 2012
Time: 8:00 am – 1:00 pm CST (with breakfast and lunch)
Venue: The Peabody Memphis, 149 Union Avenue, TN, USA
More info and Free Registration

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eSeminar: Best Practices for Working with Adobe Captivate Objects

March 1, 2012

eSeminar: Best Practices for Working with Objects in Adobe Captivate 5.5 – March 15
Description: Join John Daigle, Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to learn about the best practices of working with standard and interactive objects in Adobe Captivate 5.5. These objects include text captions, images, rollover images/captions/slidelets, animations, click boxes, buttons, and highlight boxes. They will also be sharing some quick tips on troubleshooting common issues you can face when working with objects in Adobe Captivate 5.5.
8 – 9 AM Pacific time.
Free Registration Link: http://adobe.ly/zEFBGA

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Come see me at Lavacon in Austin Nov 13 – 15

November 2, 2011

There is a free event for everyone before the start of LavaCon. Those who can’t make it for LavaCon, but would love a networking and knowledge filled Sunday are welcome too!

This is part of the Adobe Technical Communication Enterprise Summit series. There is also a workshop on distributing and monetizing eBook content. The day will also have several opportunities to network with some of the most sought-after thought leaders and acclaimed experts in the technical communication industry.

– Maxwell Burke Hoffmann, Director, Document Globalization Practice, Globalization Partners International, Inc.
– Scott Abel, Founder and CEO, The Content Wrangler, Inc.
– Matt Sullivan, Director of Training, roundpeg, Inc.
– Bernard Aschwanden, President, Publishing Smarter
– Joe Welinske, President, WritersUA
– John Daigle, President, Evergreen Online Learning, LLC
– Alan Houser, Vice President, Society for Technical Communication, Group Wellesley, Inc.

Breakfast, refreshments and lunch will be served on site.
To register for the 1-day Adobe event, please visit the link below. While there is no charge but prior registration is necessary to attend.
Venue:
Omni Hotel
700 San Jacinto (at 8th Street)
Austin, Texas 78701
Register Here adobeeventsonline.com