Adobe delivers Beta 3 of its Muse tool that enables graphic designers to create HTML Websites without coding.
Systems has delivered an update to its Web creation tool for designers,
code-named Muse, with Muse Beta 3.
enables graphic designers to
create and publish professional HTML Websites without writing code or working
within restrictive templates. Adobe said Muse has generated a "wildly
enthusiastic" response from the design community with more than 260,000
designers downloading the beta technology in the first 40 days since its
to direct user feedback, Muse Beta 3 contains over 40 enhancements, including
improvements to how the technology generates code to reduce load performance
and data usage of Websites. The Muse
gives more details on Beta 3.
has generated an enthusiastic response from the design community over the past
several weeks, resulting in more than 260,000 beta downloads to date,"
said Lea Hickman, vice president of Design and Web product management at Adobe,
in a statement. "By getting this update in the hands of users and
listening to feedback from the design and web communities, we can continue to
improve the qualities and capabilities of the product."
3 enhancements include reduced Website load time and data usage by cutting the
size of generated HTML and CSS files by up to 60 percent. In addition, users
now have reduced page render and load times through improvements to the way
accordions, and menus. A full list of fixes and code improvements can be found
on the Muse Website at http://muse.adobe.com/beta3
who are already using Muse will be prompted to install the Beta 3 update the next
time they open the application. Once Beta 3 is installed, designers can apply
the code improvements to any Websites that have been published with Muse by
simply republishing the site. For new users interested in downloading Beta 3 or
viewing a gallery of Muse-created Websites and instructional tutorials, visit http://muse.adobe.com
. To provide feedback
and ask the Adobe Muse team questions, visit http://support.muse.adobe.com