Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5

Video description

Dreamweaver CS5.5 is an incremental update to the popular web publishing software from Adobe. In this video tutorial, the extremely popular and knowledgeable Andy Anderson introduces you to the latest offering from Adobe, Dreamweaver CS5.5.
Andy starts by reviewing the new features in version CS5.5. Covering jQuery Mobile, Multi-screen Authoring, the Browser Lab, CSS Enhancements and more, you will be fully abreast of the new features available to you. Continuing on with the basics of mapping out your project, you will quickly move into learning the interface of Dreamweaver CS5.5, the basics of setting up a site, a document, and working with things like text and images and forms to create amazing web pages. Once you have the hang of the basics, Andy takes this video based training course to the next level, with teaching you the basics of CSS within Dreamweaver CS5.5. Finally, you will move on to FTPing your site to your hosting company, managing and creating templates, snippets, libraries, and so much more.
By the conclusion of this computer based training video, you will be well versed in how to use the powerful Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 to create and manage your own websites. This tutorial comes complete with extensive working files, to allow you to learn Dreamweaver at your own pace.

Table of contents

  1. Whats New In Dreamweaver CS5.5
    1. Introduction
    2. Working With Enhanced Live Validation
    3. Working With jQuery Mobile
    4. Working With Multi-Screen Authoring
    5. Building A Native Mobile App
    6. Testing Sites In The Improved Browser Lab
    7. New CSS Enhancements and Code Hinting
    8. What Is Happening With HTML5
    9. Conclusion
  2. Preparing And Planning A Web Site
    1. Introduction
    2. Asking The Right Questions
    3. Mapping Out The Project
    4. Gathering The Materials
  3. Getting Started With Dreamweaver
    1. Introduction
    2. Viewing The Dreamweaver Window
    3. Creating A Web Site
    4. Creating A Web Document
    5. Setting Properties Tracing Images
    6. Viewing Web Pages Browser Lab
    7. Saving Web Pages
    8. Working With Help
  4. Working With Text
    1. Introduction
    2. Defining The Test Site
    3. Adding Text To A Page
    4. Using Paste Special
    5. Text Selection Techniques
    6. Character And Paragraph Styles Defined
    7. Applying Paragraph And Character Styles
    8. Ordered Unordered Definition Lists
    9. Finding Replacing Text
  5. Working With Images
    1. Introduction
    2. Images In Dreamweaver
    3. Setting Up The Work Site
    4. Adding Images To A New Web Page
    5. Optimizing Images Within Dreamweaver
    6. Using External Editors
    7. Creating A Rollover
    8. Controlling Images With The Properties Panel
    9. Opening PSD Images Directly In Dreamweaver
  6. Creating Links
    1. Introduction
    2. Creating A Link With A Graphic
    3. Generating An Image Map
    4. Creating An Email Link
    5. Linking Web Sites
    6. Linking Within A Single Web Document
  7. Working With Cascading Style Sheets
    1. Introduction
    2. Cascading Style Sheets Overview
    3. Setting Up The Site
    4. Redefining HTML Tags
    5. Exploring CSS Categories
    6. Creating Customized Rules
    7. Modifying CSS Styles
    8. Creating A Compound Style
    9. The CSS Styles Panel
  8. Working With External Cascading Style Sheets
    1. Introduction
    2. Understanding External Style Sheets
    3. Setting Up The Site
    4. Creating An External Style Sheet
    5. Modifying And External Style Sheet
    6. Attaching Removing External Style Sheets
    7. Performing Global Changes
    8. Adding External Style Sheets To A New Page
    9. Putting The Cascade Into CSS
  9. Page Layout With CSS
    1. Introduction
    2. Working With Div Statements
    3. Setting Up The Site
    4. Experimenting With Div Statements
    5. Creating A Web Page With Divs
    6. Centering A Page In The Browser
    7. Working With Backgrounds And Controlling Pages
    8. Controlling Navigation With CSS
    9. Working With Text And Images
  10. Working With Frames
    1. Introduction
    2. Understanding Frames
    3. Setting Up The Site
    4. Creating A Frameset
    5. Creating Navigation With Javascript
    6. Linking Frames To The Navigation
    7. Creating A Scroll With A Frame A Div
    8. Working With The Noframe Option
    9. Controlling Frames Within The Frameset
  11. Dreamweaver And HTML
    1. Introduction
    2. A Look At HTML
    3. Setting Up The Site
    4. Working In Code View
    5. Using The Quick Tag Editor
    6. The Tag Inspector Panel
    7. Working With The Code Navigator
  12. Working With Forms
    1. Introduction
    2. Forms Fields 101
    3. Setting Up The Site
    4. Creating A Form
    5. Adding Formatting Text Fields
    6. Working With Menus Lists
    7. Adding A Text Area
    8. Using Radio Buttons And Checkmarks
    9. Accessing Files With The File Field Option
    10. Adding A Submit Button
    11. Organizing Form Data For The Viewer
    12. Tying It All Together
  13. Working With Dreamweaver Behaviors
    1. Introduction
    2. Setting Up The Site
    3. Adding Behaviors To An Image
    4. Using The Fade And Grow - Shrink Behaviors
    5. Swapping Images With Behaviors
    6. Creating A Unique Rollover
    7. Generating Rollover Buttons
    8. Making A Double-Duty Rollover
    9. Displaying Information With Show Hide
  14. Working With Multimedia
    1. Introduction
    2. Setting Up The Site
    3. Creating A Favicon
    4. Inserting A Flash Document
    5. Working With Flash Properties
    6. Working With FLV Files
    7. Using Movie Files
  15. Moving Your Site To The Server
    1. Introduction
    2. Setting Up The FTP
    3. Working With The Assets Panel
    4. Using Design Notes
    5. Using The Cloak Command
  16. Working With Snippets And Libraries
    1. Introduction
    2. Setting Up The Site
    3. Creating A Snippet
    4. Applying A Snippet
    5. Editing A Snippet
    6. Creating A Library Item
    7. Editing A Library Item
    8. Detaching And Recreating Library Items
  17. Working With Dreamweaver Templates
    1. Introduction
    2. Setting Up The Site
    3. Creating A Template Page
    4. Generating Editable Regions
    5. Removing Editable Regions
    6. Generating A Page From A Template
    7. Editing A Template
    8. Templates And The Assets Panel
  18. Getting Ready For Primetime
    1. Introduction
    2. Using The Search Panel
    3. Working With Regular Expressions
    4. Validating A Site
    5. Checking For Browser Compatibility
    6. Looking For Broken Links
    7. Generating A Site Report
    8. Cleaning Up The Code
  19. Efficiency Through History, Workspaces, And Shortcuts
    1. Introduction
    2. Setting Up The Site
    3. Working With The History Panel
    4. Saving History States As Commands
    5. Creating Customized Workspaces
    6. Saving Time
  20. Search Engine Optimization
    1. Introduction
    2. Search Engine Optimization 101
    3. SEO Do's And Don'ts
    4. Adding SEO To A Web Page
    5. Conclusion

Product information

  • Title: Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: June 2011
  • Publisher(s): Infinite Skills
  • ISBN: 9781926873459