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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web 4 in 24 Hours: Updated for Service Pack 2 - HTML5, CSS 3, JQuery, 2nd Edition

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  • Copyright 2012
  • Dimensions: 7" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 464
  • Edition: 2nd
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  • ISBN-10: 0-672-33590-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-33590-7

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build state-of-the-art websites with Microsoft Expression Web 4 (Service Pack 2), HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master the entire web development process, from concept through delivery. You’ll learn how to plan, design, and construct sites that are easy to manage and update, work perfectly on every browser, and get noticed by every search engine! Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation for success, no matter what kind of site you’re building!

Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Expression Web 4 SP2 tasks.
Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.
By the Way, Did You Know?, and Watch Out! boxes offer advice and solutions.

Learn how to...

  • Make the most of the new features, updated interface, and advanced standards support in Expression Web 4 SP2
  • Implement custom processes, toolbars, and workspaces for building sites faster
  • Use the new SEO Checker to consistently optimize pages for search engines
  • Write error-free code quickly with Code view and IntelliSense
  • Rapidly format (or reformat) hundreds of pages with Dynamic Web Templates
  • Use new jQuery UI widgets to create accordions, tabbed boxes, and interactive calendars
  • Embed HTML5 video apps from YouTube or other sites
  • Find and fix cross-browser inconsistencies with SP2’s improved SuperPreview
  • Test protected functionality or live sites that require login
  • Use new publishing options to go live more quickly

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A Website Is Really Just Text: Build One in 5 Minutes

Table of Contents

Introduction     xiii
HOUR 1: Getting to Know Microsoft Expression Web 4 Service Pack 2     1

Introducing Expression Web 4     1
Getting and Installing Expression Web 4     3
Getting and Installing Service Pack 2     4
Getting Acquainted with the Workspace     5
Changing and Customizing the Workspace     13
HOUR 2: Beginning at the End: A Walkthrough of the Finished Project     23
Working with a Completed Website     24
Previewing the Site in Your Browser     27
Exploring the Website in Expression Web 4     32
Keeping Your Pages Functional     34
HOUR 3: A Website Is Really Just Text: Build One in 5 Minutes     39
Creating a New Website     39
Creating Your First Web Page     42
Testing Your Web Page in Multiple Browsers     47
SuperPreview: A Sneak Preview     49
HOUR 4: Building a Home Page: A Look Behind the Curtain     53
Opening and Editing an Existing File Using Code View     53
Importing Styled Text from a Document     57
Advanced Tag Editing     59
HOUR 5: Getting Connected with (Hyper)Links: The Cornerstone of the World Wide Web     65
Import a New Page and Create an Internal Hyperlink     66
Creating External Links and New Windows     72
Creating Internal Links Within Documents Using Bookmarks     74
Creating an Email Hyperlink     76
HOUR 6: Getting Visual, Part 1: Adding Images and Graphics     81
Images on the Web: Three File Types for Three Uses     82
Importing and Inserting an Image     83
Using Picture Properties to Change the Appearance of an Image     87
HOUR 7: Getting Visual, Part 2: Advanced Image Editing, Thumbnails, and Hotspots     95
Exploring the Pictures Toolbar     96
Using the Pictures Toolbar to Add and Change an Image     98
Creating Hotspots     104
HOUR 8: Cracking the Code: Working in Code View     109
HTML5, CSS3, and the Brave New World of Web Code     110
Tools in Code View     110
Using Code View as a Learning Tool     115
HOUR 9: Getting Boxed In, Part 1: Using Tables for Tabular Content     127
One-Minute History of Tables in Web Pages     128
Creating a Table from Scratch     129
Changing the Appearance of a Table     130
HOUR 10: Bringing Style to Substance with Cascading Style Sheets     143
CSS3: The New Style of the Web     145
CSS Sans Code     145
Setting the Font Family for the Entire Document     151
CSS Tools in Expression Web 4     155
HOUR 11: Getting Boxed In, Part 2: Knee Deep in CSS     163
CSS Classes--Because Not All Content Should Be Treated Equally     164
Introducing ID--Class’s Almost Identical Twin     169
Classes Within Classes: Micromanaging the Content     173
Pseudoclasses     174
Understanding the Box Model     176
CSS3 Rounded Corners with Border Radius     178<

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