Adobe Edge public preview, first real HTML5 designer (Updated)

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Adobe have released a public preview of there new “web motion and interaction design tool that allows web designers to bring animation, similar to that created in, Flash® Professional to websites using standards likes HTML, JavaScript and CSS.”

Using my limited knowledge of CSS and web development I gave Edge ago and was surprised with how great the results were. Getting started with Edge is simple, basic knowledge of Screen Shot 2011-08-02 at 9.19.35 PMcss along with watching the 5min getting started video you’ll have Edge down in 10min. At the moment the tools and options available are limited but effective. You can see the different options available to edit objects.

One of the greatest features of Edge is that it will preserves your original files only adding a few lines to your HTML file. Adobe edge hasn’t been designed to replace their current line up such as dream weaver or flash but to work as an addition. Adobe say they will regularly release updates up keep up with the fast evolving web standards.

Now this is just a pubic preview I can’t wait to see what features they include towards a full release.

If you don’t want to spend the time to download and check out Edge, take a look at this video from Adobe.

Check out the Adobe Edge preview @ Adobe Labs