Dick on May 26th, 2011

This is a really simple idea, so I’ll be brief. If you happen to have existing Flash applications on the web that need to be used with touch or a similar touch screen technology, ex. a kiosk, you can do so using some of the new touch screen desktops that are coming onto the scene. […]

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Dick on May 9th, 2011

No one’s got time for their designers and developers to be “non-billable” when using Adobe software. Keep reading to save yourself some frustration when upgrading to CS5.5. The problem(s) I recently tried to upgrade to Adobe CS5.5 (Web Premium and Production Premium Creative Suites). I’ve used Adobe’s creative software for around 20 years cross-platform, and […]

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Dick on February 4th, 2011

I got to work on some illustrations this week to use with a blogsite we’re building with Google’s blogger platform. The site delivers a collection of articles specific to politics in Virginia from a wide array of news sources. (Mostly local and regional newspapers) via RSS and subscription services. Blogger isn’t as robust as WordPress, […]

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Dick on January 24th, 2011

I never thought a full-time government gig would be as fulfilling as this one has been. Sometimes, I get the chance to do work that I feel really makes a difference for others. At-large info: This year at the Virginia General Assembly, @vahouse and @vasenate have upgraded the user experiences for video provided for daily […]

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The following blog was written out of frustration as no documentation can be quickly found on the internet about the following .pdf printing error experienced when using InDesign CS4 to ouput older ID CS version files. Maybe this information will help others in getting results from ID CS4/Acrobat Pro. Adobe does provide some good documentation […]

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Dick on June 5th, 2009

but who isn’t? If you’re interested, I’m at… twitter.com/dickkirkland Dudotron

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Dick on June 3rd, 2009

This week I attended, RAUG, the Richmond Adobe User Group. It was my first time, and there was a WordPress speaker there! Matt Walters spoke on design considerations and the way WordPress can act as a CMS. Mr. Walters has much knowledge of WP and its construction and I would recommend his services to those […]

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Dick on May 29th, 2009

After about a year and a half, I’ve been able to release a new website. The site is a collection of the efforts of many. Historians, proofers, and staff from the General Assembly all helped in the creation of this new educational tool which includes SOL components. The website is a virtual tours application where […]

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Dick on February 21st, 2009

Hi there, I’ve configured My original blog to now post automatically to my wall in Facebook. This is a test to see if it really works. Bloggin’ double time. Dick

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Dick on November 9th, 2008

I can’t say it will work for everyone, but it did for me. This guy deserves many props. The last time I had to upgrade, things didn’t go so well. But with this new plugin it’s a snap. Note: I did have to change permissions on the “work” directory to 777 for the install to […]

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