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Enabling Chat (XMPP) communication in Enterprise from outside Corporate Network

Lately Chat has become one of the most convenient and fastest way of  engagement among employees in large corporations. In fact it has become part of our lives and have changed the way we even imagine to contact someone. I heard one of our senior executives saying

“In late 90’s and early 21st century, employees used to use Email for exchange of information and Print Outs / letters for storing / sharing something important stuff. But lately people have started using chat communication (& other social tools) for exchanging ideas and email is primarily used for safe storage or reference kind of stuff”.

There are many situations when employees working for Large corporations are not in office but still wants to engage in Chat communication with another employee (may be for some work related issues or informing about absence from office etc).
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Social Engagement Index – An experiment in collecting social data & making sense of it

Background

Problem : To understand, evaluate and respond to social engagement activities by rival organizations to better engage with customer / potential customer base.

Who would want this? : All organizations with active social media plan.

How would it work? : The system would analyze open data in real-time and present info graphics to the marketing team.

Why would anyone want this? : To keep effective check measures against your competition and to actively improve your social base, and eventually your customer base.

 

Experiment

Phase 1 : Identify few interesting data sources
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“Krishna Aur Kans” powered by Adobe Technologies

Adobe India arranged a movie show for its employees on August 8 & 9. What was special about this movie, “Krishna aur Kans”, is that it was an animated feature film powered by Adobe technologies including Adobe Flash Professional, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects and Photoshop. While most of the global releases (in Hindi, English, Tamil and Telugu) were in stereoscopic format, the film will also be released in 2D. The film is presented by Reliance Animation.

Adobe Flash technology was at the core of the movie’s production pipeline and utilized two amazing features: ‘Shape Tweens’ and ‘Motion Tweens’, enabling the creative team to create magical effects in the movie.
The animation in the film has been done primarily using Adobe Flash software, crafting a magnum opus canvas to help viewers relive the time of Krishna. The team also used Adobe Premiere Pro as one of the key software in their workflow for offline editing.

Krishna aur Kans a film presented by Reliance Animation, is undisputedly a visual delight (especially in 3D) with psychedelic and vibrant colours.

Part 4 of MAX session follow up – BONUS – Packaging your component

This blog post is a quick overview on packing your CQ components for distribution.

This is a follow up to our MAX session on creating custom components.

Part 3 of MAX session follow up – Creating a new component

This is part 3 of our MAX Session(see link below). This video will cover how to create a brand new component from scratch.

This is a follow up to our MAX session on creating custom components.

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Part 2 of MAX session follow up – Creating an inherited component

This is part 2 of our MAX session follow up. In this code walkthrough I go over how to create a new component that inherits from a base stock CQ component.

This is a follow up to our MAX session on creating custom components.

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Walkthrough of overlaying or overriding a stock CQ or ADEP WEM component

In this code walkthrough I will show you how to overlay (override) the stock WEM/CQ TEXT component system wide.  This is a follow up to our MAX session on creating custom components.

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Halloween Fun with Arduino – Part II

Part II now complete! In this post, David Benge outlines the code and configuration steps he took to create his electronic Arduino controlled skull.

Halloween Fun with Arduino – Part 1

A Halloween Special from the A@A Team!  Adobe@Adobe Developer (and part time Pizza Deliver Guy) David Benge shows off his mechanized skull for putting the fright into the local trick-or-treaters at Halloween.  In Part 1, Dave shows off his setup using an Arduino microcontroller board, some LED’s and a light sensor to control his scary skull.

Happy Halloween!

Adobe Unified Communications Tool – Proof of Concept

The Adobe@Adobe Team would like to share some of the current progress being made on the Adobe Unified Communications Tool, or Unicom, as it is being labeled.  The vision behind Unicom is to have an all-in-one tool for finding and interacting with co-workers at Adobe.  Unicom would bring together phone, email, chat, the Adobe Directory, and Adobe Vibe, so employees would have one single application for communicating with one another.  The application encompasses SIP integration for phone (using Flash Media Gateway), XMPP for messaging, MS Exchange, and Adobe Connect.  The application is being targeted for tablets (iOS, Android, Playbook), smart phones, and desktop.

In the video, Jamie Godin (Senior UX/Visual Designer) and Mark Ellis (Product Solution Developer) take you through the design, as well as some of the features we’re currently envisioning.  It’s an exciting application that has the potential to dramatically alter the way we communicate with each other at Adobe!