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Bret Williamsgood resource/book on expressions
by on Mar 5, 2010 at 4:26:50 pm

I've been putting it off for about 10 years, but since it appears that expressions is here to stay I'd like to finally learn how to use them worth a darn. Is there a good book, tutorial, DVD, or web site for just getting the gist of this stuff? Enough to know if an expression would be appropriate in a situation and maybe some basic examples, etc.

A book from a brick and mortar would be great as i'm sitting around for the next couple days.

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Roland R. KahlenbergRe: good resource/book on expressions
by on Mar 5, 2010 at 6:04:04 pm

The COW's AE Expressions Forum is a great resource and Marcus
Geduld has a dedicated Expressions book. JJ Gifford has a very well-structured inroduction at

There are other non-COW related sites - Google and you should find a couple of good ones.


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Andy GeorgeRe: good resource/book on expressions
by on Mar 5, 2010 at 6:17:35 pm

Dan Ebberts's Website is a great resource


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Todd KoprivaRe: good resource/book on expressions
by on Mar 5, 2010 at 6:34:55 pm

These three pages point to many useful resources, including free chapters from Marcus's book and many useful example from Dan:

"Expression examples"

"Expression reference"

"Expression basics"

Todd Kopriva, Adobe Systems Incorporated
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Bret WilliamsRe: good resource/book on expressions
by on Mar 6, 2010 at 5:12:18 am

Thanks everyone! Good stuff!

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