Adobe CQ5.4 for LiveCycle Developers

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Thursday, March 17, 2011 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM US/Eastern

CQ5 Web Content Management, CQ5 Digital Asset Management, CQ5 Social Collaboration, CQ5 Marketing Campaign Management, and CQ5 Mobile form a platform for Web 2.0 that enables interactive marketers to leverage the online channel as the most cost-effective marketing vehicle to engage customers and prospects to increase competitive advantage and drive revenue.  Coupled with a world-class user experience to unleash marketing’s creativity with a fun-to-use, drag-and-drop interface, CQ5 enables marketing to meet key growth challenges.

This session is intended for developers already familiar with LiveCycle, who may be looking to understand how CQ5.4 could enhance their current environment.

Topics

  • An overview of CQ5.4
  • Integrating LiveCycle with CQ5.4

Speaker(s)

Marcel Boucher is a Sr Product Marketing Manager with Adobe Systems Incorporated.

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Getting Started with Adobe® LiveCycle® ES2

We have a great line up of events for you this week including our regularly occurring monthly sessions and an introductory SDK session with Scott MacDonald.

If you recently acquired, or are evaluating Adobe® LiveCycle® Enterprise Suite 2 (ES2) these reoccurring live events will introduce you to some of the concepts of LiveCycle and provide a few of the initial skills necessary to implement PDF forms into an automated human-centric process.

  • Wednesday, February 23, 2011 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM US/Eastern – Part 1 – An Introduction to Adobe LiveCycle Designer ES2 and Workbench ES2
  • Thursday, February 24, 2011 – 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM US/Eastern – Part 1 – An Introduction to Adobe LiveCycle Designer ES2 and Workbench ES2
  • Thursday, February 24, 2011 – 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM US/Eastern – An Introduction to Adobe LiveCycle Designer ES2 and Workbench ES2

For more information or to register, http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/event/index.cfm?event=detail&id=1677958&loc=en_us.

If you would prefer not register, simply join us at http://my.adobe.acrobat.com/asktheexperts at the appropriate times. (Sign in as a guest)

“Pimping” Workspace ES2 – Part 2 (Customizing the LiveCycle® Workspace ES User Interface)

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Thursday, February 17, 2011 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM US/Eastern

"Pimping" Workspace ES2 – Part 2 (Customizing the LiveCycle® Workspace ES User Interface)

This session is intended for programmers who are familiar with Adobe Flex™, ActionScript 3.0, MXML, Adobe XML, and Adobe Flex™ Builder™ (or the Adobe Flex SDK compiler) and who want to customize the LiveCycle Workspace ES user interface.

Topics

  • Customizing the Workspace login display
  • Changing Workspace graphics and style sheets
  • Understanding the Workspace components

Speaker(s)

Gilbert Yu is a Senior Content and Community Lead with Adobe Systems Incorporated.

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“Pimping” Workspace ES2 (Customizing the LiveCycle® Workspace ES User Interface)

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Thursday, February 3, 2011 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM US/Eastern

This session is intended for programmers who are familiar with Adobe Flex™, ActionScript 3.0, MXML, Adobe XML, and Adobe Flex™ Builder™ (or the Adobe Flex SDK compiler) and who want to customize the LiveCycle Workspace ES user interface.

Topics

  • Configuring your environment
  • Understanding the Workspace environment
  • Customizing Workspace

Speaker(s)

Gilbert Yu is a Senior Content and Community Lead with Adobe Systems Incorporated.

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An Introduction to LiveCycle Production Print

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Thursday, December 9, 2010 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM US/Eastern

Description

Perform high-volume print and electronic jobs via multiple delivery channels. The Adobe® LiveCycle® Production Print ES2 module is a dedicated, high-performance document composition server and development environment. Merge XML, ASCII, or other data types from back-end systems to generate personalized documents in a range of print or electronic formats, including Advanced Function Printing (AFP), to support high-volume production requirements.

This session will introduce you to the design and use concepts of Production Print.

Topics

  • Design environment overview
  • Runtime environment overview
  • LC Designer integration
  • LC/LCPP runtime integration
  • Post Processing

Speaker(s)

Stefan Cohen is the LCPP Product Manager at StreamServe.

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Hands on with the Assembler Service

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Wednesday, December 8, 2010 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM US/Eastern

Description

The Assembler Service (DDX) lets you dynamically create sophisticated documents and PDF Portfolios. The DocBuilder perspective in Workbench ES2 provides the capability to generate document description XML (DDX) with both a graphical and an XML source editor. This new perspective creates the input DDX to the Assembler service and provides a means to view and edit the XML source, as well as preview and validate the results from within the Workbench context. In this session you will discover the power of DDX and the many operations that can be performed to create PDF output.

Topics

  • Overview of the Assembler Service and DDX
  • A look into DocBuilder
  • Execution of the Assembler Service
  • Designing and running DDX "scripts"

Speaker(s)

Seth Reilly  is a lead Software Engineer with Adobe Systems Incorporated.

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Adobe LiveCycle Mosaic ES2:Learning the Fundamentals – Part 1 and 2

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Description

LiveCycle Mosaic ES2: Learning the Fundamentals provides hands-on experience developing and deploying an application using the LiveCycle Mosaic ES2 Composite RIA Framework.

Audience

This course is designed for experienced Adobe Flex developers seeking hands-on introductory experience with the LiveCycle Mosaic ES2 composite RIA framework. To gain the most from this course, you should:

  • Have attended the Flex 4: Developing Rich Internet Applications training course
  • Or, have equivalent knowledge of the topics covered in this course

Topics

  • Introducing the Course
  • Understanding the development models
  • Configuring the Flash Builder developer environment
  • Creating Mosaic tiles with Adobe Flex
  • Communicating between tile components
  • Persisting data between views
  • Learning more about LiveCycle Mosaic ES2

Speaker(s)

Leo Schuman – Leo is an Adobe Certified Master Instructor and has been teaching RIA development since 2002.

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A Technical Introduction to Adobe LiveCycle BAM ES2

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Using the Adobe® LiveCycle® Business Activity Monitoring (BAM) ES2 module, administrators and business managers can quickly identify bottlenecks, check progress, and view summary and detailed process information to provide a 360-degree view of a business transaction. In this session we’ll look at some of the key capabilities of BAM including the ability to provide continuous visibility into your critical business applications, easily configure data connectivity, and store and analyze high volumes of data.

Topics

  • General product overview
  • Administration of BAM including definition of roles, permissions, and user management
  • Overview of workbench integration with details on contexts, events, dimension, and views
  • Integration with The Adobe® LiveCycle® Process Management ES2 module
  • Creating dashboards and dashboard objects
  • Dealing with watch points and alerts
  • Using the BAM wizard
  • Using Alerts, Tasks and "Reportlets"
  • Overview of the Flex API

Speaker(s)

Jasmin Charbonneau is a Senior Enterprise Solutions Specialist with Adobe Systems Incorporated.

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“Back to Basics” – Part 2 – Understanding “Dynamic” versus “Static”, “Flowed” versus “Positioned”, and Working with Form Data

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In this second session in the 2-part “Back to Basics” series, we will spend some time making you comfortable with the terms & concepts around “dynamic” versus “static” content, and “flowed” versus “positioned” subforms. And, of course, what a subform is if you haven’t quite got that far yet either.

We will also expand on our use of LiveCycle Workbench ES2 by creating custom render services to populate forms with data and then extract modify that data once a form is submitted.

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“Back to Basics” – Part 1 – An Introduction to Adobe LiveCycle Designer ES2 and Workbench ES2

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Using Adobe® LiveCycle® Designer ES2 software, you can create form and document templates that combine high-fidelity dynamic presentation with sophisticated XML data handling. Documents and forms adjust when merged with data to accommodate the content and volume by including or excluding design elements, growing to create space, and paginating automatically.

Adobe® LiveCycle® Workbench ES2 software is an integrated development environment (IDE) that allows developers, designers, and business analysts to work together collaboratively.

In this first session we will be presenting an introduction to the concepts of Designer and Workbench. A great session for any of your new employees starting work on LiveCycle projects with little to no exposure to Designer.

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