Adobe : Java Glossary
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A company that makes a great many products involving the creating of graphic and text
images. They are the inventors of PostScript, which is the magic that allows files to
be printed unmodified on hundreds of different models of printer and typesetter. They
created Adobe Acrobat and PDF (Portable Document Format). They sell the Adobe Type
Manager which lets you use PostScript fonts on your screen and also lets you rapidly
install and uninstall suites of fonts. They invented digital photo editing with
Photoshop. The invented digital illustration with vectors and layers in Adobe
Illustrator. They refined the art of layout with In Design. They are a remarkably
innovative company of high quality products. I have only two complaints with them.
Their products are often slow and they are always expensive. However, latest versions
seem much more spritely.
They bought out Macromedia so now suppport ColdFusion, Dreamweaver, Flash and