Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Unleashed

Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Unleashed

by Zak Ruvalcaba
     
 

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Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Unleashed

 

 

This book is the most comprehensive and independent resource for experienced web developers who want to plan, architect, develop, and deploy state-of-the-art websites, applications, and services.

 

Expert web developer and trainer Zak Ruvalcaba brings together real-world

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Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Unleashed

 

 

This book is the most comprehensive and independent resource for experienced web developers who want to plan, architect, develop, and deploy state-of-the-art websites, applications, and services.

 

Expert web developer and trainer Zak Ruvalcaba brings together real-world insights and advanced techniques for every facet of contemporary web development, from site management to data-driven applications and multimedia content to security. Ruvalcaba systematically illuminates the major features Adobe has brought to Dreamweaver CS4, including its

powerful Spry framework for Ajax development, its innovative CSS browser compatibility checking, and more.

 

You’ll learn how to smoothly integrate Dreamweaver CS4 with other key web design and development tools, ranging from Photoshop to Flash to databases. You’ll also discover how to use Dreamweaver CS4 to improve team collaboration, automate workflow, streamline content management, and reuse assets more efficiently.

 

Detailed information on how to...

• Get productive with Dreamweaver CS4 development fast, whether you’re new to Dreamweaver or upgrading from previous versions • Create more effective, compatible CSS sites—and leverage Dreamweaver CS4’s powerful CSS templates • Streamline and automate workflow across your development and content teams • Incorporate animation, video, and audio, including Adobe Flash content • Make the most of databases and SQL queries in your sites and applications • Build dynamic pages and sites that integrate everything from search functionality to user authentication • Implement high-performance web services with Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 • Use Adobe’s Spry framework, widgets, and effects to quickly build rich XML-based applications

 

Zak Ruvalcaba has been researching, designing, and developing for the web since 1995. He’s built websites and applications for such companies as Gateway, HP, Toshiba, IBM, Intuit, Peachtree, Dell, Qualcomm, Microsoft, and many others. He is currently an instructor with the San Diego Community College District, Palomar Community College, and Mt. San Jacinto Community College, teaching the use of various technologies and tools including ASP.NET, Dreamweaver, and Flash. He is the author of the 10 Minute Guide to Dreamweaver (Que), Build Your Own ASP.NET 3.5 Website Using C# and VB (SitePoint), and Beginning Expression Web (Wrox).

 

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Category: Web Development/Dreamweaver

Covers: Adobe Dreamweaver CS4

User Level: Intermediate–Advanced 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780768686999
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
12/03/2008
Series:
Unleashed
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
864
File size:
33 MB
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Meet the Author

Zak Ruvalcaba has been researching, designing, and developing for the Web since 1995. He holds a bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University and a master of science degree in instructional technology from National University in San Diego. He served as creative director with EPIC Solutions until 1998. His expertise in developing web applications led him to a position as manager of web development at SkyDesk Inc., where he developed web applications for such companies as Gateway, HP, Toshiba, IBM, Intuit, Peachtree, Dell, and Microsoft. He has worked for such companies as ADCS, Inc., and Wireless Knowledge, and as a wireless software engineer developing .NET solutions for companies such as Mellon Financial, Goldman Saks, TV Guide, Healthbanks, The Gartner Group, Microsoft, Qualcomm, and Commerce One.

 

His skill set includes technologies and languages from HTML/XHTML, XML/XSLT, JavaScript, CSS, ASP, ASP.NET, Visual Basic .NET, C#, ADO.NET, Web Services, SQL, T-SQL, Flash/ActionScript, and ColdFusion.

 

Aside from teaching and holding design lectures on various technologies and tools including Dreamweaver, Flash, and ASP.NET for the San Diego Community College District, Mt. San Jacinto Community College, and Palomar Community College, Zak Ruvalcaba is also the author of 10 Minute Guide to Dreamweaver 4 by Que Publishing, Build Your Own ASP.NET 3.5 Website Using C# and VB by SitePoint Press, and Beginning Expression Web by Wrox Press.

 

Zak Ruvalcaba is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer for .NET (MCAD) and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer for .NET (MCSD).

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