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Macromedia Studio MX 2004 Bible

Macromedia Studio MX 2004 Bible

Joyce J. Evans

ISBN: 978-0-764-54472-9

Apr 2004

984 pages

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Packed with hands-on instruction, and expert tutorials from the crème de la crème of the Macromedia development community, Macromedia Studio MX 2004 Bible is everything web developers need to build cutting-edge applications with Macromedia’s product line. Covering of all the Studio MX 2004 applications - Dreamweaver MX 2004, Fireworks MX 2004, Flash MX 2004, ColdFusion 6.1, and FreeHand MX, Macromedia web development expert Joyce Evans guides readers through the use of each product, but more importantly, how they can be used together to build next-generation, data-driven web applications. Topics covered include:
  • Building data-enabled sites with Dreamweaver 2004
  • Creating Flash MX 2004 animations
  • Working with ActionScript
  • Creating web graphics and animations with Fireworks MX 2004
  • Building interactive ColdFusion Applications
  • Integrating Flash and ColdFusion
  • Drawing vector art with Freehand MX

The Companion CD-Rom incl udes trial versions of the software as well as extensions, sample databases, images and applications.



Part I: Introduction to Macromedia Studio MX 2004.

Chapter 1: What Is Macromedia Studio MX 2004?

Chapter 2: What’s New in Macromedia Studio MX 2004.

Chapter 3: Designing the Habitat Alert Web Site.

Part II: Finessing Macromedia FreeHand MX.

Chapter 4: Introducing Macromedia FreeHand MX.

Chapter 5: FreeHand MX Art in a Nutshell.

Chapter 6: Drawing with FreeHand MX.

Chapter 7: Using FreeHand MX Symbols and Styles.

Chapter 8: Understanding FreeHand MX Typography.

Chapter 9: FreeHand MX and Web Graphics.

Chapter 10: Basic FreeHand MX Animation.

Chapter 11: FreeHand MX Animation Techniques.

Chapter 12: Outputting FreeHand MX Documents.

Part III: Mastering the Power of Macromedia Fireworks MX 2004.

Chapter 13: Getting Around in Fireworks.

Chapter 14: Applying Color.

Chapter 15: Drawing Like a Pro.

Chapter 16: Designing Spectacular Text Effects.

Chapter 17: Working with Bitmap Images.

Chapter 18: Designing Navigational Elements.

Chapter 19: Automating Your Workflow.

Chapter 20: Designing Animations.

Chapter 21: Slicing and Optimizing.

Part IV: Unleashing the Power of Macromedia Flash MX 2004.

Chapter 22: Navigating through Flash MX 2004.

Chapter 23: Designing Visual Content.

Chapter 24: Symbols and Libraries.

Chapter 25: Animating a Movie.

Chapter 26: Working with Sound.

Chapter 27: Flash Components and Behaviors.

Chapter 28: Publishing Your Flash Movies.

Chapter 29: Using ColdFusion MX with Flash Remoting.

Part V: Developing in Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004.

Chapter 30: Understanding the Dreamweaver Environment.

Chapter 31: Starting a Web Site with Dreamweaver.

Chapter 32: Building a Simple Page.

Chapter 33: Using Tables for Complex Layouts.

Chapter 34: Building Basic Navigation Links.

Chapter 35: Using Cascading Style Sheets.

Chapter 36: Working with Libraries and Templates.

Chapter 37: Tapping into the Power of Forms.

Chapter 38: Building a Framed Site.

Chapter 39: Building Navigation with Behaviors.

Chapter 40: Inserting Media Elements.

Chapter 41: Working with Behaviors, Custom Scripts, and Snippets.

Chapter 42: Extending Your Dreamweaver.

Chapter 43: Building a Dynamic Site with DHTML.

Chapter 44: Publishing Your Site.

Part VI: Using ColdFusion MX in Dreamweaver MX 2004.

Chapter 45: The Role of ColdFusion in Your Web Sites.

Chapter 46: Creating a ColdFusion Application in Dreamweaver.

Chapter 47: Working with Forms and ColdFusion MX.

Appendix A: What’s on the CD-ROM.

Appendix B: About Our Guest Experts.

Appendix C: Installing Macromedia Studio MX.


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Author's Errata Page
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The FreeHand files for chapters 8-12 did not make it on the CD. They are available on the download page.