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Adobe Max 2009: Photo gallery

Max is Adobe's premier developer conference and this year it featured Star Wars, flying monkeys and electric cars.
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By Chris Duckett on
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Mark Hamill opened the awards show with a hilarious monologue. It's true; Luke Skywalker can do comedy.

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Ted Patrick started the Star Wars theme by dressing up as a Jedi.

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There are BOFHs, and then there are Wookiees.

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The local stormtrooper kept the demonstrations on time.

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A Leia with a beard. My childhood memories are permanently damaged.

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Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch demonstrates an augmented reality application from FedEx that allows users to see whether objects will or will not fit inside different sized packaging.

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Lynch shows off another augmented reality application, this one is an interactive music video.

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A portion of the huge chalkboard that allowed attendees to show off their creative side.

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When attendees feel like relaxing, there is a huge selection of games.

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Grab a couple of friends and give foosball a go.

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Perhaps retro games are more your thing.

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A Tesla Roadster, an electric car that can do 0-60mph in 3.9 seconds.

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Looking down the Roadster.

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The boot has enough space for a large ice cream container and not much else.

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A QNX in-car entertainment system shown on a flatscreen TV.

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Undoubtably the best promotion of the conference was the flying screaming monkey toy. Pulling on the tail while holding its arms would fling the monkey into the air like a slingshot.

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Adobe showed off its latest purchase in the showcase.

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