Application Development: Adobe MAX 2011 Focuses on Tools for Developers, Designers

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2011-10-05
 
 
 

The CEO

Adobe President and CEO Shantanu Narayen speaks with members of the media during Adobe MAX 2011.

The CEO

Press Conference

Narayen, right, and CTO Kevin Lynch speak with journalists and analysts during the show in Los Angeles.

Press Conference

Buying Nitobi

Adobe's Ben Forta, right, director of evangelism, and Andre Charland, CEO of Nitobi Software, demonstrate PhoneGap at Adobe MAX 2011 on Oct. 4. Adobe has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Nitobi, which makes PhoneGap and PhoneGap Build. PhoneGap is an open-source platform for building fast, easy cross-platform mobile applications with HTML5 and JavaScript.

Buying Nitobi

Angry Birds on Flash 11

Emmy Huang, group product manager of Adobe Gaming Solutions, and Andrew Stalbow, general manager of North America for Rovio, preview a new version of Angry Birds built on Flash Player 11.

Angry Birds on Flash 11

Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Single Edition

Lynch introduces Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Single Edition. Adobe Digital Publishing Suite allows freelance designers and small design firms to publish interactive content with Adobe InDesign CS5.5 on the Apple iPad tablet.

Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Single Edition

Touch for Photos

Lynch introduces Adobe Photoshop Touch. Adobe Photoshop Touch is part of the Adobe Touch Apps, a family of six intuitive touch-screen applications.

Touch for Photos

Adobe Photoshop Touch

Lynch, left, works with photographer Chase Jarvis to demonstrate Adobe Photoshop Touch.

Adobe Photoshop Touch

Adobe Buys Typekit

Lynch, right, and Jeffrey Veen, founder and CEO of Typekit, announce Adobe's acquisition of Typekit. Available as a subscription-based cloud service, Typekit's vast font library gives designers and developers creative license to deliver type that enhances the Web experience.

Adobe Buys Typekit

Adobe Creative Cloud

Lynch unveils Adobe Creative Cloud, which will allow creative workers to access tools and services and collaborate online.

Adobe Creative Cloud

Adobe Touch Apps

Lynch unveils Adobe Touch Apps. Adobe Touch Apps is family of six intuitive touch-screen applications.

Adobe Touch Apps

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