Dreamweaver CS4 For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a Web design newbie, Dreamweaver CS4 For Dummies shows you the quickest, easiest way to get up to speed on Dreamweaver. You’ll be able to create professional, great-looking, user-friendly websites in no time at all. Take advantage of the new, more customizable interface, improved integration with Flash and Photoshop, a handy new AJAX coding feature, and Live View, which lets you see your work as you create it.

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Dreamweaver CS4 For Dummies

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Overview

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a Web design newbie, Dreamweaver CS4 For Dummies shows you the quickest, easiest way to get up to speed on Dreamweaver. You’ll be able to create professional, great-looking, user-friendly websites in no time at all. Take advantage of the new, more customizable interface, improved integration with Flash and Photoshop, a handy new AJAX coding feature, and Live View, which lets you see your work as you create it.

Understand Dreamweaver basics, set up your site and create new pages, and work with text, graphics, and links. You can manage, test, and publish a site, define and apply styles with CSS, coordinate your design work, add audio, video, and Flash files to your site, build a dynamic Web site, and use Dreamweaver’s database features. Know how to:

  • Design, build, and deploy professional-looking Web sites
  • Use Dreamweaver’s new, more versatile preset layouts
  • Fine-tune styles with enhanced CSS support
  • Keep your pages cutting-edge with SmartObjects
  • Take advantage of the new, more customizable interface
  • Understand browser differences, make the most of CSS, build dynamic sites
  • Create and optimize Web graphics
  • Learn to maximize Cascading Style Sheets and Dreamweaver’s Layers features for creating fluid layouts

Complete with lists of ten resources, ten timesaving tips, and ten great Web sites designed in Dreamweaver, Dreamweaver CS4 For Dummies is your one-stop guide to setting up, working with, and making the most of Dreamweaver.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470484005
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 2/10/2009
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 456
  • Sales rank: 558,640
  • File size: 6 MB

Meet the Author

Janine Warner is an author, speaker, and multimedia consultant. She is also a popular video host for Dreamweaver at TotalTraining.com and a regular columnist for Layers magazine. You'll find more tutorials at her Web site, DigitalFamily.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I: Creating Great Web Sites.

Chapter 1: The Many Ways to Design a Web Page.

Chapter 2: Opening and Creating Sites.

Chapter 3: Adding Graphics.

Chapter 4: Managing, Testing, and Publishing a Site.

Part II: Appreciating Web Design Options.

Chapter 5: Cascading Style Sheets.

Chapter 6: Creating CSS Layouts.

Chapter 7: Coming to the HTML Table.

Chapter 8: Framing Your Pages.

Chapter 9: Coordinating Your Design Work.

Part III: Making It Cool with Multimedia and JavaScript.

Chapter 10: Adding Interactivity with Behaviors.

Chapter 11: Showing Off with Multimedia.

Chapter 12: Forms Follow Function.

Chapter 13: Creating AJAX Features with Spry.

Part IV: Working with Dynamic Content.

Chapter 14: Building a Dynamic Web Site: Getting Started.

Chapter 15: Bringing Data into the Mix.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Resources You May Need.

Chapter 17: Ten Timesaving Tips.

Index.

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  • Posted December 24, 2009

    Great book and lots of useful information

    Great reading and very informative. If you need basic help with Dreamweaver CS4 go to the Dreamweaver Developer Center, and they will help you, even the most inexperienced web folks on how to build or create your very first website.

    http://www.adobe.com/devnet/dreamweaver/articles/first_cs4_website_pt1.html

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  • Posted December 5, 2009

    Book not helpful for dummies

    The writer of this book must of assumed that the person buying this book would of had basic knowledge in navigitaing through the dreamweaver interface to follow along with book. Book does not have step by step tutorial teaching.

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