Michael BaumgardtContributor, Macworld

Michael Baumgardt is a consultant and project manager for large scale Web projects.

Adobe Flash Professional CC 2014

Flash Professional CC 2014 review: Minor tweaks a boon to developers

With Creative Cloud, updates to Adobe's suite of apps will be more frequent, but not as dramatic. Flash Pro CC 2014 is an excellent example: A bunch of little changes add up a fine, if underwhelming, upgrade.

Flash Professional CC review: Solid improvements but no flashy new features

The debut Creative Cloud version of Flash posts a solid evolution of core features and functions without bold headliners.

Flash Professional CS6 gets retooled for game, mobile app development

Mobile games are a hot market, so it's no surprise, that Adobe is focusing on this group of developers with Flash Professional CS6.

QuarkXPress 9.1 boosts mobile app publishing power, but the process is far from easy

Publishing expert Michael Baumgardt walks us step-by-step through the process of creating an iPad app with App Studio as part of his review of QuarkXPress 9.1.

Is Flash CS5.5 a minor update or a must-have?

Adobe has launched interim updates of several Creative Suite apps and now offers them for subscription pricing. Flash developer Michael Baumgardt gives us the lowdown on the new Flash family upgrades.

Quark Interactive Designer 1.0

Quark Interactive Designer 1.0 is a great tool for any QuarkXPress 7 designer who wants to create interactive content with Flash or who has existing content to convert for Web use.