New Tool from Adobe Edge Inspect

[There was a nice intro movie, but Adobe took it down – The Management]

I’ve not been too keen on a lot of what Adobe has been doing in recent years in terms of helping web developers. I’ve often felt like they’re attempts at providing tools for building websites falls very short of modern needs.

However, that has changed with the introduction of Adobe Edge Inspect.

In short, it’s an application that lets you mirror what your Chrome browser sees – in real time – from your desktop computer to you mobile devices.

This could prove invaluable for truly responsive work flows. I’m going to be playing with it for the next few days, and figure out what it can or cannot do.

Updated 10/7/2014 – The product was originally called “Shadow” but is now known as “Edge Inspect”

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Thoughts on Adobe Max Announcements

Adobe is having it’s Adobe Max conference this week, and is packing it full of announcements. Some of the new products look very intriguing – I’ll be anxious to get my hands on them.

Here are some of the highlights:

  • They have acquired Typekit, one of the pioneers of web fonts as hosted service. On paper this makes a lot of sense, and it’s good to see a company like Adobe embracing the future in this way. However, I’m not too thrilled about this.

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