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Macromedia Studio MX Bible

Macromedia Studio MX Bible

Joyce J. Evans, Donna Casey, Ron Rockwell, Charles Mohnike

ISBN: 978-0-764-52523-0

Feb 2003

1056 pages

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* Provides everything Web designers need to build cutting-edge applications with Macromedia's new tool suite, which includes Dreamweaver MX, Flash MX, ColdFusion MX, Fireworks MX, and Freehand
* Covers building data-enabled sites with Dreamweaver MX, creating Flash MX animations, working with ActionScript, creating Web graphics and animations with Fireworks MX, building interactive ColdFusion MX applications, integrating Flash and ColdFusion, and drawing vector art with Freehand
* Major changes in the Macromedia MX tool suite mean even veteran developers and programmers are looking for the updates this book provides
* CD-ROM includes trial versions of the software, extensions, sample databases, images and applications


PART I: Introduction to Macromedia Studio MX.

Chapter 1: What Is Macromedia Studio MX?

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

Chapter 3: Developing the Habitat Alert Web Site.

PART II: Finessing Macromedia FreeHand.

Chapter 4: Getting to Know FreeHand.

Chapter 5: Setting Up a FreeHand Document.

Chapter 6: Vector Art in an Eggshell.

Chapter 7: Getting Around in a FreeHand Document.

Chapter 8: Using FreeHand Symbols and Styles.

Chapter 9: Understanding FreeHand Typography.

Chapter 10: FreeHand and Web Graphics.

Chapter 11: Basic FreeHand Animation.

Chapter 12: Optional Movie Techniques.

Chapter 13: Printing FreeHand Documents.

Chapter 14: Introducing FreeHand MX.

PART III: Mastering the Power of Macromedia Fireworks MX.

Chapter 15: Getting Around in Fireworks.

Chapter 16: Applying Color.

Chapter 17: Drawing Like a Pro.

Chapter 18: Designing Spectacular Text Effects.

Chapter 19: Working with Bitmap Images.

Chapter 20: Designing Navigational Elements.

Chapter 21: Automating Your Workflow.

Chapter 22: Designing Animations.

Chapter 23: Slicing and Optimizing.

PART IV: Unleashing the Power of Macromedia Flash MX.

Chapter 24: Navigating through Flash MX.

Chapter 25: Designing Visual Content.

Chapter 26: Symbols and Libraries.

Chapter 27: Animating a Movie.

Chapter 28: Using Flash ActionScript.

Chapter 29: Working with Sound.

Chapter 30: Publishing Your Flash Movies.

PART V: Developing in Macromedia Dreamweaver MX.

Chapter 31: Understanding the Dreamweaver Environment.

Chapter 32: Starting a Web Site with Dreamweaver.

Chapter 33: Building a Simple Page.

Chapter 34: Using Tables for Complex Layouts.

Chapter 35: Building Basic Navigation Links.

Chapter 36: Using Cascading Style Sheets.

Chapter 37: Working with Libraries and Templates.

Chapter 38: Tapping into the Power of Forms.

Chapter 39: Building a Framed Site.

Chapter 40: Building Navigation with Behaviors.

Chapter 41: Inserting Media Elements.

Chapter 42: Working with Behaviors, Custom Scripts, and Snippets.

Chapter 43: Extending Your Dreamweaver.

Chapter 44: Building a Dynamic Site with DHTML.

Chapter 45: Publishing Your Site.

Chapter 46: Building a Web Application.

PART VI: Creating Dynamic Content with Macromedia ColdFusion MX.

Chapter 47: The Role of ColdFusion in Your Web Sites.

Chapter 48: Creating a ColdFusion Application in Dreamweaver.

Chapter 49: Using Program Flow in ColdFusion MX.

Chapter 50: Using ColdFusion MX Functions.

Chapter 51: Working with ColdFusion MX Variables.

Chapter 52: Using Client, Session, and Application Variables.

Chapter 53: Creating ColdFusion MX Custom Tags.

Chapter 54: Using ColdFusion MX with Flash Remoting.

Appendix A: What’s on the CD-ROM.

Appendix B: About the Guest Experts.

Appendix C: Installing Macromedia Studio MX.

Bonus Tutorials / On the CD-ROM.

Tutorial 1: Animated Banner.

Tutorial 2: Making a Vector Interface.

Tutorial 3: Making a Jukebox.

Tutorial 4: Using Paste As Mask to Build a Jigsaw Puzzle in Fireworks.

Tutorial 5: Three–Dimensional Product Display.

Tutorial 6: Making a Button.


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