Chapter 20. Workflow & Collaboration

We got acquainted with the Site window in the first few chapters of this book—it’s a great built-in FTP tool in which you can also manage local files across all your local sites. Dreamweaver MX also offers tools that can better your experience working with coworkers, workgroups, or even just working by yourself over different computers.

Dreamweaver’s collaborative features include file check-in and check-out, which is a low-tech way of identifying who is working with which files. You mark the files you’re working on with your name and e-mail address, and your coworkers will know not to make changes to a file that someone else is working on.

Design Notes are another nifty feature that helps you track characteristics ...

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