Synopses & Reviews
Each of the applications in Macromedia's just-released Studio MX 2004 product suite--Dreamweaver MX 2004, Flash MX 2004, Fireworks MX 2004, and FreeHand MX--is, in its own right, a powerhouse in some aspect of Web development. Put them together, and you'll be conquering the world with your dynamic, data-driven sites! All you need is this guide to pull it all together. Written by a trio of Web experts, this volume uses the creation of a fictitious community center to give you a solid overview of how you can use the integrated workflow of Macromedia's Studio MX product suite to create your own dazzling sites. You'll start by learning about the principles that govern the creation of database-driven sites and the planning that ensures their successful deployment. Then the fun begins! The remainder of the book shows you how to use the tools at your fingertips--along with Contribute, Flash Remoting, and Flash Communications Server--to build real-world applications.
About the Author
Tom Green is a self-employed digital media professional who is an educator, author, lecturer, and passionate advocate for the Toronto New Media community. Tom collaborated with Chilcott and Flick on Building Web Sites with Macromedia Studio MX in 2002. Jordan L. Chilcott develops eCommerce, Multimedia and Intra/Extranet solutions for various corporations. He also moderates the Dreamweaver Talk List, sharing his knowledge, tips/tricks and experiences. Chris S. Flick currently is the art director and web master at a prominent consulting firm in Northern Virginia where his main responsibility is to help the clients in his firm establish a worldwide, international presence on the web.