Macworld Conference & Expo/San Francisco, California - Macromedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: MACR) ) and Element K today announced that Macromedia University now offers specific Macintosh courses for its leading Web publishing software. Macromedia University (http://www.macromedia.com/university) is the premier online training source for mastering Macromedia products and overall Web skills.
Mac courses are now available for Director 8, Levels 1 and 2; Dreamweaver 3, Levels 1 and 2; FreeHand 9, Levels 1 and 2; Flash 5, Levels 1 and 2; and Fireworks 3, Levels 1 and 2. Additional online training courses for Mac users will be introduced in the first quarter of 2001 including Dreamweaver 4, Dreamweaver UltraDev 4, Fireworks 4, and UltraDev 4 Fireworks 4 Studio. A sample Macromedia Flash 5 lesson is available for Mac and PC users at http://www.macromedia.com/university.
"Our latest Macintosh courses will let Mac users of all skill levels take advantage of the best online learning resource to kick-start or enhance their development careers with essential Web publishing skills," said Tom Hale, senior vice president of product marketing for Macromedia. "The response to Macromedia University has been phenomenal from both new Macromedia users and established pros, and with the addition of Mac-specific classes, it becomes an even more complete resource."
Macromedia University is designed to offer customers real-time training with dynamic content and technologies. The courses are delivered using Macromedia Flash and Shockwave technologies, which enables students to have the same user experience within their Web browser as they would within the actual desktop application.
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