WPDFD Issue #3 - June 01, 1998
The web is a busy place. Getting a company or product noticed isn't easy amidst all that hustle and bustle. But have you ever been in a "real" market place? An African or Middle Eastern bazaar? When I visited the little town of Sousse in Tunisia not so long ago, there were two types of shopping experiences, one for the tourists and one for the locals. The tourist stores were much like any other, neat and with priced marked.
It's been called 'Son of Photoshop' and indeed, there is a strong family resemblance, but to pass ImageReady off as a baby Photoshop is missing the point completely. If you have used Photoshop, you will feel immediately at home in ImageReady. The basic interface is the same and many of the features work in just the same way, but there the similarity stops. ImageReady is pitched fairly and squarely at the web page designer.