Rants, raves and musings of
a creative professional.
a creative professional.
What if I told you that for $4.99/month you could have access to thousands of fonts, websites hosted to show off your work, and 100 gigabytes of cloud storage to boot? Would you be interested? Yeah? Read on for the details. As an InDesign user that works with writers and [...]
As they say, all good things must come to an end. First, a little bit of history. Back in 2006, it became apparent that I needed a website. Of course, the first step was finding a URL. BobLevine.com was taken and I really wanted to focus on the InDesign consulting and [...]
Like most freelancers, I wear a lot of hats around here. As a designer, I work on print, digital, and web. As a consultant, I help creatives with InDesign-based workflows and I've even done some formal classroom training. Curious about all that? Visit my business site. I love all of it, but [...]
Since Adobe made a decision to kill Digital Publishing Suite (DPS), I've found myself looking for something to fill the void it left. Yes, I think that Publish Online and even Fixed Layout EPUB are terrific methods of publishing interactive content from InDesign, but they both have drawbacks that keep [...]
Did you ever notice those little lock icons that show up in browser address bars on some websites? That's an indicator that the site is secured with an SSL Certificate and that any data submitted will be encrypted. This is a very good thing, of course, but traditionally you'd only [...]
On March 26, Adobe announced that it was ending development of its WYSIWYG, code-free web design application, Muse. At the same time, they also announced the end of life for Business Catalyst, their "all-in-one business website and online marketing solution." Neither of these comes as a great shock to me. [...]
Seems like just yesterday I was super excited about the future of Fixed Layout EPUB. Looking back, though, it was more than three years ago, so in that sense, the future is now. Truth be told, I'm still excited about it—the interactive features and the user experience is terrific—but when [...]
Adobe Digital Publishing Solution is now part of Adobe Experience Manager. What do all the changes mean to small publishers? Like many Adobe Digital Publishing Suite users, I’ve been following Adobe’s latest moves with regard to both DPS and Digital Publishing Solution (DPS2015) with [...]