nsurprisingly the growing use of mobile devices like smartphones, tablets, etc. With the great increase in access to 3G data network, we have a new class of users that need special attention. Did your site is compatible with mobile devices? if not, it should be because the mobile user can be just who will purchase your product or service.
Did your site is compatible with mobile devices? if not, it should be because the mobile user can be just who will purchase your product or service.
The major banks have already realized this and most already have a version of its Internet banking to mobile devices, including to perform operations that you normally do on the site to pay bills, view balances etc..
Adobe Device Central software is a part of Adobe Creative Suite family that aims to emulate the operation of mobile devices on your desktop. It is mainly used to test the functionality of Flash Lite on smartphones. But it can also be used to test your html pages and simulate the operation of any mobile device.
To open a page or site in Adobe Device Central CS5, just follow these steps:
- After opening the program, go to “Device Profiles” and click “Browse Devices”. A list of profiles of models of smartphones, select a few for your tests (right-click and ask for the “Add to Test Devices”)
- Should see the selected device and its technical specification. Now just go to “File-> Open File …” to open a file or “File-> Open URL …” to open a site directly. In my case, ask to open the url of my blog on Nokia 5230:
You also have the option to call the Adobe Device Central Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 directly by, just ask “File-> Preview in Browser-> Device Central”.
On my blog, I use the plugin WordPress Mobile Edition which formats the blog to be accessed on mobile devices.
Adobe Device Central is included in the following Creative Suite 5 products:
- Adobe Creative SuiteÂ® 5 Design Premium
- Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Standard
- Adobe Creative Suite 5 Web Premium
- Adobe Creative Suite 5 Production Premium
- Adobe Creative Suite 5 Master Collection
- Adobe PhotoshopÂ® CS5 Extended
- Adobe Photoshop CS5
- Adobe IllustratorÂ® CS5
- Adobe FlashÂ® Professional CS5
- Adobe DreamweaverÂ® CS5
- Adobe PremiereÂ® Pro CS5
- Adobe After EffectsÂ® CS5
- Adobe FireworksÂ® CS5