Mobile workflows using Fireworks and Device Central
As mobile devices, platforms, and app stores proliferate, it's more important than ever to have the latest device information at your fingertips. Adobe Fireworks CS5 is integrated with Adobe Device Central CS5, enabling you to leverage handset data and work more productively from inception to final launch of your mobile project. In this tutorial I'll show you how to harness the power of Fireworks combined with Device Central in these common workflows:
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