Lesson 3: Web Design Tools

Web design tools range from simple utilities to complex and robust software packages. Your choice of tools may be based upon personal preference, the scope of the project, or the tools purchased by your employer. This lesson provides an overview of some of the most common web design tools.

What you’ll learn in this lesson:

• Creating and editing HTML using a text editor

• Introduction to using Dreamweaver and Expression Web for site design and management

• Using web browsers for testing and troubleshooting

Starting up

You will work with several files from the web03lessons folder in this lesson. Make sure you have loaded the weblessons folder onto your hard-drive from www.digitalclassroombooks.com/webdesign. See “Loading lesson files” in the Starting Up section of this book.


See Lesson 3 in action!

Use the accompanying video to gain a better understanding of how to use some of the features shown in this lesson. You can find the video tutorial for this lesson at www.digitalclassroombooks.com using the URL provided when you registered your book.

This lesson provides a general overview of web design tools and also includes step-by-step exercises. The web editors used in this lesson are available as fully functional trial versions at no cost. If you ...

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