Dreamweaver 4 for Dummies

Overview

This easy-to-use guide is designed to make creating a Web site more intuitive and efficient. Filled with practical tips and easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, this book will your secret weapon in the race to design beautiful and functional high-end Web sites. When it comes to the most advanced HTML features, such as Dynamic HTML and Cascading Style Sheets; this book really shines by making it fun and easy to add animations, rollover effects, and multimedia to bring any site to life. Dreamweaver 4 For ...

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Overview

This easy-to-use guide is designed to make creating a Web site more intuitive and efficient. Filled with practical tips and easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, this book will your secret weapon in the race to design beautiful and functional high-end Web sites. When it comes to the most advanced HTML features, such as Dynamic HTML and Cascading Style Sheets; this book really shines by making it fun and easy to add animations, rollover effects, and multimedia to bring any site to life. Dreamweaver 4 For Dummies includes all of this and special Fireworks coverage.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764508011
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/28/2001
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition description: BK&CD ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 408
  • Product dimensions: 7.54 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 1.08 (d)

Meet the Author

Janine Warner is an author, speaker, and Web designer. Since 1994, her company, Visiontec Communications, has designed Web sites for such diverse clients as Levi Strauss & Co., AirTouch International, Thai Farmers Bank, and the Pulitzer Prize-winning Point Reyes Light newspaper.
She has written six books about Web design, including Small Business Web Strategies For Dummies (IDG Books Worldwide, Inc.), The Flash 2 Web Animation Book (Ventana Press), Conversion Techniques for Web Publishing and Hybrid HTML Design (both published by New Riders, a division of Macmillan Computer Publishing). She is also a freelance magazine writer who specializes in reviewing Web design programs and contributes regularly to Publish magazine.
An award-winning former reporter, she earned a degree in journalism and Spanish at the University of Massachusetts and has worked for several California newspapers. She speaks fluent Spanish and was a founder and editor of Vision Latina, a bilingual Spanish-English newspaper serving Marin and Sonoma counties. She believes in the power of information to transform people's lives and is inspired by the potential of the Internet.
To learn more about Janine, her books, and her company, visit visiontec.com.

Paul Vachier is a professional Web developer who has worked for Macromedia, Adobe, GoLive Systems, @Home, Symantec, Levis, HP and others.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

About This Book.

Conventions Used in This Book.

What You're Not to Read.

Foolish Assumptions.

How This Book Is Organized.

Part I: Fulfilling Your Dreams.

Part II: Looking Like a Million (Even on a Budget).

Part III: Advancing Your Site.

Part IV: Making It Cool.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Icons Used in This Book.

Where to Go from Here.

Part I: Fulfilling Your Dreams.

Chapter 1: Introducing Your New Best Friend.

Chapter 2: Setting Up a Web Site with Dreamweaver.

Chapter 3: Working with Files Created in Other Visual Editors.

Chapter 4: Getting into HTML.

Part II: Looking Like a Million (Even on a Budget).

Chapter 5: Designing a Well-Planned Site.

Chapter 6: Coordinating Your Design Work.

Chapter 7: Working with Text.

Chapter 8: Adding Graphics.

Part III: Advancing Your Site.

Chapter 9: Coming to the HTML Table.

Chapter 10: Framing Your Pages.

Chapter 11: Cascading Style Sheets.

Part IV: Making It Cool.

Chapter 12: Adding Interactivity with Dynamic HTML and Behaviors.

Chapter 13: Creating Advanced DHTML Features.

Chapter 14: Roundtrip Integration: Fireworks and Dreamweaver.

Chapter 15: Showing Off with Multimedia.

Chapter 16: Forms Follow Function.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: Ten Great Sites Designed with Dreamweaver.

Chapter 18: Ten Web Site Ideas You Can Use.

Chapter 19: Ten Timesaving Dreamweaver Tips.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Web Design Resources You Can Find Online.

Appendix B: About the CD.

Index.

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