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Meet Me In Chicago

Meet Me In Chicago

If you plan to at­tend the InDesign Conference or Creative Suite Conference next week, or will just be in the Chicago area, stop by and say hel­lo to me.Meet Pariah S. BurkeI will be teach­ing two ses­sions of the InDesign…
QuarkXPress 7 Goes On Tour

QuarkXPress 7 Goes On Tour

Seven-City Tour Will Introduce QuarkXPress 7 to Valued Customers across North America Press Release: DENVER–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 3, 2006–Quark Inc. to­day an­nounced a seven-city road show that will high­light the ex­pert de­sign, pro­duc­tion, and col­lab­o­ra­tion tools of QuarkXPress 7 soft­ware to cus­tomers across North…
Quark Vs InDesign: The Catalog POV

Quark Vs InDesign: The Catalog POV

Brief overview of the war offers interesting insights The web­site Multchannel Merchant has to­day pub­lished an ar­ti­cle on the con­tinut­ing com­mer­cial shake­out be­tween QuarkXPress and Adobe InDesign amongst cat­a­log pub­lish­ers. The in­sights are in­trigu­ing not so much be­cause they are…
QuarkXPress 7 Beta Program Coming To A Close

QuarkXPress 7 Beta Program Coming To A Close

Public Beta 2 about to time out, but Mac OS X Users will have a Universal Binary to test. Announced via email to pro­gram par­tic­i­pants to­day, the QuarkXPress 7 Public Beta 2 is set to time-bomb to­mor­row, Tuesday 2 May 2006. On Wednesday, 3 May, the QuarkXPress pub­lic…
CruiseXPress Promises XPress 7 Training in Tropical Environment

CruiseXPress Promises XPress 7 Training in Tropical Environment

Conference/Cruise set for a 7-Day Jaunt from Fort Lauderdale in October The PowerXChange has an­nounced, via its e-newsletter, a 7-day Carribean cruise/QuarkXPress 7 train­ing con­fer­ence slat­ed for this com­ing October. Called “CruiseXPress”, the event is char­tered through Ocean Class Cruises, a com­pa­ny that spe­cial­izes in seaborne…
Adobe: No MacTel Photoshop Until CS3

Adobe: No MacTel Photoshop Until CS3

Macintosh users won’t see Universal until Creative Suite 3, says Adobe According to Terri Stone, Creativepro​.com editor-in-chief (re­port­ed here, in­clud­ing a link to Seeking Alpha’s tran­script of the call), dur­ing the con­fer­ence call of 22 March dis­cussing 2006 1st Quarter Adobe earn­ings,…
Extensis Releases Fusion 12.0.1 Update

Extensis Releases Fusion 12.0.1 Update

Update fixes most recent reported problems This week Extensis, Inc. re­leased an up­date to its Suitcase Fusion font man­ag­er. This up­date fix­es prob­lems re­port­ed by users with the most re­cent ver­sion, v 12.0. The up­date moves the ver­sion num­ber to 12.0.1.…
Off to Texas Again

Off to Texas Again

I have to say, I re­al­ly like Texas. Though I’ve nev­er lived there, and my opin­ion might be dif­fer­ent if I had, I’ve vis­it­ed Texas more than a hand­ful of times now. Each time has been a won­der­ful ex­pe­ri­ence, whether it was a fly-in/fly-out one-day…
Adobe Creative Suite Shows Up On  a Lonely Planet

Adobe Creative Suite Shows Up On a Lonely Planet

Well-known travel guide publisher and information provider standardizes on Adobe Creative Suite, InDesign Lonely Planet is a pur­vey­or of trav­el in­for­ma­tion known world wide, with prod­ucts rang­ing from pocket-size guide­books to ac­tiv­i­ty books and phrase­books that are sold the world over.…
He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Server

He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Server

After a week of prepa­ra­tion, iamPar​i​ah​.com and sev­er­al of my oth­er do­main prop­er­ties moved to my very own serv­er this past week­end. No more vir­tu­al servers or wor­ry­ing about whether some oth­er guy’s Website is go­ing to take down mine. Nope.…
Publish​.com: Pfeiffer on Quark’s ALAP Aquisition

Publish​.com: Pfeiffer on Quark’s ALAP Aquisition

Influential tech prognosticator weighs in on what the ALAP annexation means to the war Quark’s re­cent as­sim­i­la­tion of plug-in and XTension stal­wart A Lowly Apprentice Production, Inc (ALAP) has de­sign and tech watch­ers won­der­ing what’s up next. In a short and in­sight­ful ar­ti­cle…
Win Illustrator CS2 @Work

Win Illustrator CS2 @Work

This week (25-31 December 2005), Creativepro​.com is hand­ing out five signed copies of my ac­claimed project-based book Adobe Illustrator CS2 @work in their week­ly giveaway. Unlike any soft­ware book you’ve ever read, Adobe Illustrator CS2 @Work by Pariah S. Burke teach­es…
Perfect PDFs

Perfect PDFs

After a cou­ple of weeks as lead fea­ture sto­ries, my two-part “Add Reader-Friendly Finishing Touches to Your PDFs” have been used as the foun­da­tion for PDFZone​.com‘s “Making the Perfect PDF” spe­cial re­port. My afore­men­tioned ar­ti­cles are the two leads, and…
My Last Day With…

My Last Day With…

Five min­utes ago I got the ninth “this is my last day with” mes­sage since Thanksgiving. I rec­og­nize the fis­cal con­cerns that jus­ti­fy to com­pa­nies year-end RIFs (Reduction In Force–layoffs or ter­mi­na­tions). But, Christ! Have fuck­ing heart! Nine peo­ple at dif­fer­ent…