Integrating Adobe Tools and HTML5 to Develop Websites

     The HTML5 and other associated technologies are instrumental to help progress the interactive website development process. The tools available by Adobe for the HTML5 website development have further improved the ability to build intuitive website designs. Revolutionizing the way web deals with growth, Adobe’s tools would be instrumental in accentuating the development of simpler and convenient process. Each of these tools is smart, interactive and flexible in their usage, performance, and style.

The following are some of the tools that can be used for web development.

Edge Reflow

This is a complete new edition to help build a responsive website. Developed by Adobe, this is presently available only for the Adobe Creative Cloud incumbents. The tool can aid in the creation of layout and visual designs. Implementing the visually designed components with the help of CSS is free on the Adobe Cloud. The tool enables a design interface that facilitates smart and image resizing. This platform would display the layouts and visuals and its adaptability in the different screen sizes. The users can preview the design and form a perspective by using the design in real-time with the Edge Inspect extension available. The design CSS can be moved to Edge Code, Dreamweaver, and other code editor for any other modifications.

Benefits for the developers: The Edge Reflow by Adobe can ease the multi-screen design process and thereby makes the process more efficient. The delivery is on time. The tool is used for UX prototypes and visual designs which is followed by the quick mock-ups. The tool works on the two design regions. One is the design canvas for WYSIWYG layout and the other is the property inspector. The breakpoints available help in the generation of new media query that can be tweaked to edit any kind of visual components on the website design such as the boxes, layouts and other attributes. With the tool, the developers can build the responsive prototypes of their website. With the tool, the developers can have the advantage of extracting the CSS from the design in approximately scheduled time. The tool provides a layout and a code editor. The best advantage for any web developers is working on the development of responsive websites without the input of any developer. An asset, the tool also facilitates in testing live changes during the designing process. With it, the developer would find browser like functionality that enables to modify canvas, upload files, view layout demonstrations, resolve issues, reapply CSS positioning, and add animations, etc.

Edge Animate

Another tool that helps in the creation of engaging and animated web content is Edge Animate. The tool comes loaded with powerful new features such as the gradient and support for the new CSS filters. The tool facilitates in the creation of cross platform projects that are based on WebKit. Improved HTML content can be created with the integration of TypeKit and Edge Web Fonts. Since, the tools enable graphic motion support, with this the developers can add natural effects and use the Pin tool that would enhance the speed of animations. The web content developed with this platform is operable on multiple browsers like iOS, Android, modern browsers, and their different versions.

Benefits for the Developers: The Edge Animate tool enables to style the content with different browser enabled effects. The version has been upgraded with multiple new functions and features. The built-in CSS filters let the web developer apply changes to images, divs, texts and symbols. Supported by the Chrome, Safari, Blackberry, IOS, and Android, the tool enables innovative and experimental approach for mobile application development.

Editing the gradients in the Animate enables to add style to the web elements. It would create 2.5 D effect, apply different linear or radial elements, apply CSS properties to gradient and even adjust the gradient positioning. With Adobe’s cutting-edge features the web developers can create websites that are functional, inter-operable and reliable. Offering unrivalled performance, the HTML5 advanced features can be implemented to create beautiful web experience. Using both Adobe and HTML5 would prove to a great combination for revamping the website.

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Steven Brown works with BrandMantra Solutions. Researching on website design and web development, he came across these tools by Adobe that eases the HTML5 development process.

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