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Adobe® Dreamweaver® CS3 Unleashed
This book is the most comprehensive and independent resource for experienced web developers who want to plan, architect, develop, and deploy state-of-the-art websites, applications, and services.
Expert web developer and trainer Zak Ruvalcaba brings together real-world insights and advanced techniques for every facet of contemporary web development, from site management to data-driven applications and multimedia content to security. Ruvalcaba systematically illuminates the major improvements Adobe has brought to Dreamweaver CS3, including its powerful new Spry framework for Ajax development, its innovative CSS browser compatibility checking, and more.
You’ll learn how to smoothly integrate Dreamweaver CS3 with other key web design and development tools, ranging from Photoshop to Flash to databases. You’ll also discover how to use Dreamweaver CS3 to improve team collaboration, automate workflow, streamline content management, and reuse assets more efficiently.
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Zak Ruvalcaba has been researching, designing, and developing for the Web since 1995. He’s built websites and applications for such companies as Gateway, HP, Toshiba, IBM, Intuit, Peachtree, Dell, Qualcomm, Microsoft, and many others. Aside from teaching and holding design lectures on various technologies and tools, including Dreamweaver, ASP.NET, and Flash, for the San Diego Community College District and Palomar Community College, he is the author of the 10 Minute Guide to Dreamweaver 4 from Que Publishing, Build Your Own ASP.NET 2.0 Website Using C# and VB.NET from SitePoint Press, and Beginning Expression Web from Wrox.
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Category: Web Development/Dreamweaver
Covers: Adobe Dreamweaver CS3
User Level: Intermediate—Advanced
Part I: Getting Up to Speed with Dreamweaver CS3
1 The Dreamweaver CS3 Interface
2 Building a Web Page
3 Dreamweaver Site Management
4 Defining Preferences
Part II Static Web Page Development
5 Web Page Structuring Using Tables
6 Page Formatting Using Cascading Style Sheets
7 Page Structuring Using Cascading Style Sheets
8 Working with Frames and Framesets
9 Working with HTML Forms
10 Using Dreamweaver Behaviors
Part III Team Collaboration and Task Automation
11 Building Dreamweaver Websites Within Teams
12 Managing Website Content Using Contribute
13 Enhancing Workflow
14 Working with Templates
15 Working with Library Items
Part IV Incorporating Multimedia and Animation
16 Working with the Timeline
17 Incorporating Video and Audio
18 Integrating with Fireworks and Photoshop
19 Integrating with Flash
Part V Dynamic Web Page Development
20 Introduction to Web Applications
21 Working with Server-Side Technologies
22 A Database Primer
23 A SQL Primer
Part VI Building Dynamic Web Pages
24 Working with Dynamic Data
25 Adding and Modifying Data
26 Integrating Search Functionality
27 Adding Shopping Cart Functionality
28 Security and User Authentication
29 Working with Web Services and ColdFusion Components
30 Introducing the Spry Framework for Ajax
B Extending Dreamweaver