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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 in 24 Hours

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  • Copyright 2009
  • Edition: 1st
  • eBook (Watermarked)
  • ISBN-10: 0-672-33680-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-33680-5

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you will be able to create a fully functional website using Adobe Dreamweaver CS4. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson offers background knowledge along with practical steps to follow, allowing you to learn the essentials of using Dreamweaver from the ground up. Full-color figures and clear step-by-step instructions visually show you how to use Dreamweaver. Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge. Notes, Tips, and Cautions provide related information, advice, and warnings.

Learn how to…

  • Use Dreamweaver CS4 to create simple or advanced web pages
  • Create forms to collect information from users at your site
  • Organize your site with templates and libraries
  • Make Cascading Style Sheets work for you
  • Craft an interactive website
  • Display data efficiently with tables
  • Dress up your site with Flash files and other multimedia
  • Insert scripted functionality by using Behaviors
  • Add Ajax controls using the Spry framework JavaScript libraries
  • Customize and extend Dreamweaver
  • Upload your website to a server with Dreamweaver’s built-in FTP capability

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Table of Contents

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Introduction 1

PART I: Getting Started with Dreamweaver

HOUR 1: A World Wide Web of Dreamweaver Possibilities 5

HOUR 2: A Tour of Dreamweaver 19

HOUR 3: Setting Up a Website 51

HOUR 4: Dealing with Words: Adding Text and Lists 67

HOUR 5: Adding Links: Hyperlinks, Anchors, and Mailto Links 93

HOUR 6: Formatting Web Pages Using Cascading Style Sheets 111

HOUR 7: Looking Under the Hood: Exploring XHTML 137

PART II: Adding and Managing Images and Multimedia

HOUR 8: Displaying Images 159

HOUR 9: Complementing Dreamweaver with Other Applications 181

HOUR 10: Adding Flash and Other Multimedia to a Web Page 207

HOUR 11: Managing Assets Using the Assets Panel 227

PART III: Web Page Layout

HOUR 12: Displaying Data in Tables 243

HOUR 13: Using CSS for Positioning 259

HOUR 14: Creating CSS for Mobile Devices and Printing 279

HOUR 15: Creating Library Items and Templates 299

PART IV: Dynamic HTML and Ajax: Using AP Divs, Behaviors, and XML

HOUR 16: Adding Navigation: Navigation and Menu Bars 321

HOUR 17: Using Dynamic HTML and AP Divs 335

HOUR 18: Adding Interactivity with Behaviors 347

HOUR 19: Using AJAX Frameworks and Libraries 373

PART V: Collecting User Data Using Forms

HOUR 20: Creating a Form and Collecting Data 399

HOUR 21: Sending and Reacting to Form Data 421

PART VI: Uploading a Project and Managing a Website

HOUR 22: Uploading, Sharing, and Managing Website Projects 439

HOUR 23: Maintaining a Website 459

HOUR 24: Customizing Dreamweaver 473

Index 489


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