HOUR 19. Using Spry, the Widget Browser, and Extensions

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN IN THIS HOUR:

• About the various widgets available in Dreamweaver CS5

• How the external JavaScript and CSS files support the Spry Widget framework

• How to apply Spry effects

• How to use XML and HTML as data sources for Spry elements

• How to install and use the Dreamweaver Widget Browser

• How to install and manage Dreamweaver Extensions

You now know all the prerequisites necessary to understand AJAX and Dreamweaver’s built-in AJAX widget library, Spry. These tools can be used to create dynamic website interfaces that look and feel like more traditional desktop applications. You actually used a little bit of this already when you created the menu bar in Hour ...

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