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Packed with hands-on instruction and step by step tutorials, the Dreamweaver MX 2004 Bible is everything you need to harness the power of this amazing web development tool. Starting with the basics, expert author and well-known Dreamweaver guru Joe Lowery guides you through the in s and out's of Dreamweaver MX 2004 and will have you building your very own dynamic, data-driven...
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Packed with hands-on instruction and step by step tutorials, the Dreamweaver MX 2004 Bible is everything you need to harness the power of this amazing web development tool. Starting with the basics, expert author and well-known Dreamweaver guru Joe Lowery guides you through the in s and out's of Dreamweaver MX 2004 and will have you building your very own dynamic, data-driven sites in no time. Coverage includes:
The value-packed CD ROM includes the Dreamweaver MX 2004 Try-Out Edition, complete Dreamweaver web sites and databases you can customize for your own use, as well as add itional web development software.
Part I: Dreamweaver MX 2004 Basics.
Chapter 1: Introducing Dreamweaver MX 2004.
Chapter 2: A Dreamweaver Workflow Example.
Chapter 3: Touring Dreamweaver.
Chapter 4: Setting Your Preferences.
Chapter 5: Setting Up Sites and Servers.
Part II: Web Design and Layout Fundamentals.
Chapter 6: Accessing the Code Directly.
Chapter 7: Building Style Sheet Web Pages.
Chapter 8: Working with Text.
Chapter 9: Inserting Images.
Chapter 10: Establishing Web Links.
Part III: Advanced Design Tools and Techniques.
Chapter 11: Working with Divs and Layers.
Chapter 12: Using Behaviors.
Chapter 13: Setting Up Tables.
Chapter 14: Interactive Forms.
Chapter 15: Creating Lists.
Chapter 16: Making Client-Side Image Maps.
Chapter 17: Using Frames and Framesets.
Part IV: Incorporating Dynamic Data.
Chapter 18: Establishing Connections and Recordsets.
Chapter 19: Making Data Dynamic.
Chapter 20: Managing Data.
Chapter 21: Working with Live Data.
Chapter 22: Crafting Multiple-Page Applications.
Part V: Adding Multimedia Elements.
Chapter 23: Fireworks Integration.
Chapter 24: Inserting Flash and Shockwave Elements.
Chapter 25: Adding Video to Your Web Page.
Chapter 26: Using Audio on Your Web Page .
Part VI: Enhancing Web Site Management and Workflow.
Chapter 27: Using Dreamweaver Templates.
Chapter 28: Using Repeating Elements.
Chapter 29: Maximizing Browser Targeting.
Chapter 30: Building Web Sites with a Team.
Chapter 31: Integrating with XML.
Part VII: Extending Dreamweaver.
Chapter 32: Customizing Dreamweaver.
Chapter 33: Creating and Using Objects.
Chapter 34: Creating a Behavior.
Chapter 35: Handling Server Behaviors.
Appendix: What’s on the CD-ROM.
End-User License Agreement.
Posted September 26, 2004
HTML was originally meant for programmers, so that they could easily put up a simple web page. But as HTML reached out to a wider audience, it attracted those who hailed from graphics design. It is to people like these that Dreamweaver is suited for. This massive text goes into the many details of the latest version. Its size is mute testament to the power and success of the program. Lowery describes the intuitive refinements in this wysiwig and drag and drop environment. Like when filling in a hyperlink inside a page. Suppose this refers to another file on your computer. Instead of manually typing in that file's path, you can drag the mouse to any file visible to Dreamweaver. Much simpler and less error-prone. The latter of course helps improve the quality of the final pages. As shown by Lowery, Dreamweaver is to HTML editing what Photoshop is to digital image editing. Another useful attraction of the book is the CD with a trial version of Dreamweaver. So you don't even need to buy a Dreamweaver to use the book.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.