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Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Bible

Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Bible

Joseph Lowery

ISBN: 978-1-118-17063-2

Jun 2012

1224 pages

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Thoroughly covers the latest version of the leading website development software

Web designers rely on Dreamweaver to create functional, attractive websites quickly and efficiently. The newest version adds some important functionality for tablet and smart phone screens, HTML5 enhancements, CSS3 updates, and native mobile application development for iOS, Android, and other platforms. This comprehensive guide covers them all and much more, making it the complete course in Dreamweaver for new users as well as a vital guide to help experienced designers delve deeper into more advanced topics.

  • Covers all the updates in the newest version of Dreamweaver, including multi-screen, responsive web design for desktop, tablets, and phones; plug-in free video and audio playback; new web font support; and native mobile application development for Apple iOS, Google Android, Palm, Symbian, BlackBerry, and other platforms
  • Features all the basic information for new users as well as detailed coverage of more advanced topics
  • Shows how to set preferences, access the code directly, build pages using style sheets, work with text and images, set up tables, create interactive forms, and use frames and framesets
  • Explores JavaScript frameworks, powering Ajax pages with jQuery, making data dynamic, using content management systems like WordPress, inserting Flash elements, using video and audio, integrating with XML and XSLT, animating with CSS3, and much more

Dreamweaver CS6 Bible is the A-to-Z Dreamweaver reference for all web developers.

Introduction xxxiii

Part I: Laying the Groundwork in Dreamweaver 1

Chapter 1: Introducing Dreamweaver CS6 3

Chapter 2: Touring Dreamweaver 35

Chapter 3: Setting Your Preferences 89

Chapter 4: Setting Up Sites and Servers 127

Part II: Designing and Crafting Basic Pages 167

Chapter 5: Accessing the Code Directly 169

Chapter 6: Building Style Sheet Web Pages 237

Chapter 7: Working with Text 291

Chapter 8: Inserting Images 347

Chapter 9: Establishing Web Links 379

Part III: Adding Advanced Design Features 399

Chapter 10: Working with Layouts 401

Chapter 11: Using Behaviors 449

Chapter 12: Setting Up Tables 485

Chapter 13: Enabling User Interaction with Forms 521

Chapter 14: Creating Lists 559

Chapter 15: Using Frames and Framesets 587

Chapter 16: Powering Ajax Pages with Spry 619

Chapter 17: Working with JavaScript Frameworks 669

Part IV: Incorporating Dynamic Data 695

Chapter 18: Establishing Connections and Recordsets 697

Chapter 19: Making Data Dynamic 729

Chapter 20: Managing Data 751

Chapter 21: Working with Dynamic Live View 765

Chapter 22: Crafting Multi-Page Applications 781

Chapter 23: Using Web Content Management Systems 819

Part V: Including Multimedia Elements 837

Chapter 24: Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, and Bridge Integration 839

Chapter 25: Inserting Flash Elements 867

Chapter 26: Adding Video to Your Web Page 877

Chapter 27: Using Audio on Your Web Page 897

Part VI: Enhancing Productivity and Website Management 911

Chapter 28: Using Dreamweaver Templates 913

Chapter 29: Using Library Items and Server-Side Includes 965

Chapter 30: Maximizing Cross-Browser Compatibility 983

Chapter 31: Building Websites with a Team 997

Chapter 32: Integrating XML and XSLT 1031

Part VII: Extending Dreamweaver 1055

Chapter 33: Customizing Dreamweaver 1057

Chapter 34: Handling Server Behaviors 1083

Chapter 35: Creating Adobe AIR Applications 1115

Appendix A: What’s on the Website? 1129

Index 1133

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