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Scriptographer

Scriptographer is a pretty amazing plugin available for Adobe Illustrator. It basically frees the user (at least those familiar with JavaScript) from relying on a third-party developer to create the plugin or script that you have in mind, by allowing you to create it yourself. I’m going to start off by saying that I don’t… Continue Reading »

Ai to Canvas HTML5 Plug-in

Ai to Canvas HTML5 Plug-in

Hot on the heels of the Adobe HTML5 Pack, here’s a handy new Adobe Illustrator plug-in from Microsoft’s MIX Online web developer resource site that will export vector and bitmap artwork directly to an HTML5 canvas element that can be rendered in a canvas-enabled browser. The Ai->Canvas plug-in enables Adobe Illustrator to export vector and bitmap artwork… Continue Reading »

Adobe Illustrator: Opening Tricky Files

Adobe Illustrator: Opening Tricky Files

Sometimes files just don’t want to play nice. And usually when that happens, there’s a deadline looming. Knowing ahead of time how to get out of a tricky situation can make the difference between having time to do the job at an easy pace, or pulling your hair out. I’ve come across two handy Illustrator… Continue Reading »


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