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Upgrading Software Skills

PIC recently upgraded to the new CC versions of Adobe Products. A quick look at the 4 we use the most, Photoshop, Bridge, Indesign & Dreamweaver.
None have major changes at first glance other than Dreamweaver. In the past we have taught web design using an simple box method of laying out pages. The software no longer permits this.  I discovered this very quickly after opening the software. This meant several hours using online tutorials on how to use the new software.

Again after completing the tutorials the changes will impact directly on how we are going to teach it. Marcus and I decided to keep the older version of the software and continue to teach it  the way we have in the past. Even though the new design makes sense form a technical perspective in creating websites, this is nor what and why we teach the students how to do make web pages. Hence we will be sticking with the older version of the software

Below a screengrab from the old software



Below a screengrab from the new software













Total time 3 hours

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