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Sams Teach .. Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 .. (11 Edition)by Betsy Bruce
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Learn Dreamweaver in just 24 lessons of one hour or less; freshened and reorganized for easier learning, and fully updated
In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, this book will show Dreamweaver beginners and upgraders how to create world-class web pages and sites with Adobe Dreamweaver. In this book's straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson builds on the previous ones — helping you master all the essentials of Adobe's newest version of Dreamweaver from the ground up. Friendly, accessible, and conversational, this book gives Dreamweaver beginners a practical grounding in the entire package, without ever becoming overwhelming or intimidating. Coverage includes: getting started, planning projects, creating HTML, links, images, multimedia, tables, frames, layers, CSS, behaviors, timelines, forms, publishing, customization, libraries, templates, project management, and much more. Throughout, step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Dreamweaver questions, issues, and tasks... Q and As, Quizzes, and Exercises help you build and test your knowledge... "Did You Know?" tips offer you insider advice and shortcuts... and "Watch Out!" alerts help you avoid problems. A new interactive Online Learning Lab will help you supplement the lessons in the book with step-by-step video walkthroughs of all the book's examples, detailed answers to the end-of-chapter quizzes, and all the files needed to complete the book's hands-on exercises.
Book News Annotation:
This guide to Adobe's popular HTML editor and website development software provides step-by-step instructions performing many common programming tasks and provides useful instruction for both complete beginners and intermediate website creators. Beginning with an overview of Dreamweaver and a tour of the user interface, the work covers such basics as site design and setup, text, images, hyperlinks, tables, Flash and multimedia, and CSS styling as well as advanced subjects such as AJAX, Spry menu bars and widgets, form data processing, HTML5 and integration with other applications such as Fireworks and Wordpress. Each chapter includes numerous annotated screen shots, sidebars and tips as well as review exercises and quizzes. Access to additional online content is provided. Bruce is a trainer and consultant and Ray and Ness are web developers for Ohio State University. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you will be able to create a fully functional website using Adobe Dreamweaver CS5. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson offers background knowledge along with practical steps to follow, allowing even complete beginners to learn the essentials from the ground up.
Full-color figures and clear step-by-step instructions visually show you how to use Dreamweaver.
Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.
Practical, hands-on examples show you how to apply what you learn.
Learn how to...
In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, new web designers and developers can learn how to create world-class web pages and sites with Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.
This book's friendly and accessible approach helps beginners and upgraders alike master all the essentials of Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 from the ground up - no previous web development or programming experience is needed.
Full-color figures and clear step-by-step instructions visually show the reader how to accomplish a wide variety of web design and development tasks with Dreamweaver CS5:
Start using HTML5 with Dreamweaver CS5's HTML5 supportCreate forms to collect information from usersManage a site with templates and librariesDesign web page layout with CSSWork with WordPress and content management systemsDisplay data efficiently with tablesDress up a site with Flash files and other multimediaInsert scripted functionality using BehaviorsMake use of the best Ajaz frameworks and librariesCreate custom CSS for mobile devices and printingEdit web graphics with Fireworks CS5
About the Author
Betsy Bruce is a web developer and Adobe-authorized Dreamweaver and Authorware trainer for MediaPro, Inc. She specializes in computer and web-based training, and consults with major corporations throughout the Pacific Northwest on both design and training. She has traveled the country guiding corporations and schools in effectively creating dynamic web content. John Ray is an award-winning Web application and network developer whose clients have included Ohio State University, the FCC, Xerox, and the State of Florida. His other books include Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Creative Suite 3 All in One, Sams Teach Yourself Mac OS X Leopard All in One, and Mac OS X Unleashed.
Table of Contents
Part I: Getting Started with Dreamweaver
Hour 1: Understanding the Dreamweaver Interface
Hour 2: Creating a Basic Web Page with Text
Hour 3: Planning and Defining a Project
Hour 4: Setting Lots o'Links: Hyperlinks, URLs, Anchors and Mailto Links
Hour 5: HTML is Fun! Viewing and Modifying HTML
Part II: Adding Images and Multimedia
Hour 6: Displaying Images on a Page
Hour 7: Optimizing and Creating Images
Hour 8: Creating Image Maps and Navigation Bars
Hour 9: Adding Flash and Other Multimedia Files to a Web Page
Hour 10: Managing Assets by Using the Assets Panel
Part III: Web Page Layout with Tables and Frames
Hour 11: Displaying Data by Using Tables
Hour 12: Designing Page Layout by Using Tables
Hour 13: Understanding and Building Frames and Framesets
Part IV: Dynamic HTML: Layers, Cascading Style Sheets, Behaviors, and Timelines
Hour 14: Using Dynamic HTML and Layers
Hour 15: Formatting Web Pages by Using Cascading Style Sheets
Hour 16: Inserting Scripted Functionality by Using Behaviors
Hour 17: Adding Advanced Behaviors: Drag Layer Behavior
Part V: Collecting User Data with Forms
Hour 18: Creating a Form and Using a Form to Collect Data
Hour 19: Sending and Reacting to Form Data
Part VI: Organizing and Uploading a Project
Hour 20: Uploading a Project
Hour 21: Managing and Editing a Project
Hour 22: Customizing Dreamweaver
Hour 23: Reusing Items in a Web Site by Using the Library
Hour 24: Creating and Applying a Template
Part VIII: Appendixes
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