"I enjoyed the content tremendously. It was relevant and very interesting."
Morning Star DesignEvent Details
I would like to thank all the members who came to the meeting, for all their interaction and questions. It was nice to see the regular faces again, and to all the new members: welcome, and thank you for joining our chapter.
Congratulations to Greer van Eyssen who won a copy of InDesign CS5, Alicia and Andrew Thomas-Woolf who both won T-shirts and Eloise de Bruyn who won the funky colourful USB hub.
During the sessions we covered both the Digital Publishing Suite which is currently on Adobe Labs and Digital Editions and how the various workflow differ. Below some references for the content covered
Digital Magazine Publishing
Services & Pricing
Digital Publishing Suite
Adobe Developer Connection
Download the Digital Editions Installer and Launcher SDK
Customer FAQ: Adobe and Barnes & Noble
EPub links from Adobe TV
Digital Editions Supported Devices
How to create an ebook with Adobe Indesign - by rufus Deuchler
InDesign Magazine Viewer
This viewer will let you download and display iPad versions of InDesign Magazine, a periodical devoted entirely to Adobe InDesign and its users.
Amazon Digital Text Platform https://dtp.amazon.com/mn/dashboard
Instant InDesign: Designing Templates for Fast and Efficient Page Layout
User group member benefits
Thank you to Morning Star Design once again for the use of their premises and for sponsoring the eats and drinks.
Thank you to Ronald Woolf from Intersoft Books for offering a 30% discount to our members.
Thank you to Mohommed Jogie from My Main Mojo for the information on the upcoming industry events here in Johannesburg.
Here is a list of some events that will be of interest:
The 2011 Print and ePublishing Conferenc May 23–25, 2011, Washington, DC, USA
(IDUG members get US$50 off registration fee; find the discount code at http://www.indesignusergroup.com/members/benefits_members.php?panel=5).
Painting With Light, 29/01/2011
Graffiti Photowalk, 29/01/2011
Lightroom 3 Demo at the Joburg Photowalkers event, 26/01/2011
Contact Mohammed Jogie on firstname.lastname@example.org for any of his workshops
"As always AWESOME stuff! and very informative and useful" --Eloise
"Quite amazing" --Alicia
"This was my first and was really valuable. Enjoyed it a great deal!" --Nape
"Wonderful topic, relevant and informative a must learn for anyone wanting to remain current" --Sagren
"Great, very educational." --Steven
"Meeting was great! Very informative, thank you" --Angela
24th March 2011
6pm - 8pm