Livin' on the Edge

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The introduction of tablets and smartphones have created a need for web-based animation that goes way beyond the capabilities of the old stand-by that is Flash. Because of that, Flash has been experiencing a very long and somewhat painful death, leaving a hole in the web design / development community that’s in the shape of animated web elements. Adobe has responded to this need by creating Adobe Edge. This is how Adobe describes it:

“Adobe® Edge is a new web motion and interaction design tool that allows designers to bring animated content to websites, using web standards like HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3.”

For the past few months, I’ve been playing around with Edge and so far, I really like it. It gives me the option of animating virtually anything I want within a web design while using mobile (and SEO) friendly HTML5. For now Edge is free because it’s still in beta, but it won’t be for long!

Here’s a link to download it. Adobe Edge

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