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CSS3 Is Here! Selling Progressive Enhancement
By Jason Cranford Teague
Sep 7, 2011
Expert web designer/developer Jason Cranford Teague shows you how wanting the next greatest thing for your website isn’t necessarily learning about HTML 5 but understanding progressive enhancement, a new web philosophy that will allow you to push the boundaries of web design, while not excluding large segments of your potential audience.
Using PayPal Shipping Services
By Michael Miller
Sep 7, 2011
Did you know that PayPal offers services to help expedite shipping your product? Michael Miller shows how to use PayPal to ship your products quickly and efficiently.
Adding PayPal Payment Buttons to Your Site
By Michael Miller
Aug 31, 2011
For many individuals and small businesses, the easiest way to sell on their websites is to use PayPal payment buttons. But how do you add these buttons to your site? It's easy, as Michael Miller explains.
JavaScript: Visual QuickStart Guide: Working with Images
By Tom Negrino, Dori Smith
Aug 31, 2011
One of the best (and most common) uses of JavaScript is to add visual interest to Web pages by animating graphics, and that’s what this chapter is all about.
(Serious) Fun with Web, Mobile, and Dreamweaver CS5.5
By David Powers
Aug 30, 2011
With the rapid spread of smartphones and tablets, responsive web design has become the order of the day. No problem, argues David Powers, author of Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 Studio Techniques: Designing and Developing for Mobile with jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3. Dreamweaver CS5.5 puts the necessary tools at your disposal, and formerly dreaded chores, like rounding corners on elements, or adding drop shadows and transparent backgrounds, have become a real pleasure.
Choosing the Right PayPal Payment Solution
By Michael Miller
Aug 24, 2011
PayPal offers a variety of payment processing solutions for merchants of all types and sizes. Which of PayPal's various solutions is best for your business? Michael Miller helps you choose the right payment solution for you.
John Deubert’s AcrobatiX: Two Exotic Annotations
By John Deubert
Aug 23, 2011
Are people ignoring your sticky notes? Do your spreadsheet files invariable become separated from your financial reports? Acrobat supplies two annotation types that fix these problems and are strangely underused: The Sound and File Attachment tools are well worth knowing about!
Adobe Flex 4.5 Fundamentals: Using Simple Controls
By Michael Labriola, Jeff Tapper
Aug 22, 2011
The Flex framework has many tools that make laying out simple controls easier. In this lesson, you’ll become familiar with simple controls by building the basic user interface of a sample application.
Customizing Mobile Pages with jQuery Mobile in Dreamweaver CS5.5
By David Karlins
Aug 18, 2011
New starter pages in Dreamweaver CS5.5 serve as templates for building mobile-friendly pages with jQuery Mobile animation and interactivity. Or you can use jQuery Mobile widgets to design mobile-friendly pages from scratch, with your own choice of jQuery Mobile objects. All without coding! David Karlins, author of Adobe Creative Suite 5 Web Premium How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques, explores this Dreamweaver magic.
ActionScript 3.0 and Math
By Doug Winnie
Aug 10, 2011
In this chapter, you'll learn all the basic arithmetic operators that you'll use in ActionScript. Also, there are some convenient shortcuts to make working with math easier that you'll cover as well.
Style Your Website for Multiple Devices Using Dreamweaver CS5.5
By Brian Wood
Aug 10, 2011
To get a site to work properly across multiple devices used to be more a challenge than it is today. For instance, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 has built-in tools that help you design for multiple devices including personal computers, tablets, and phones. In this article, Adobe expert Brian Wood shows you how to use CSS3 media queries, Multiscreen Preview, and various other tools, to easily take your design and get it to work on different devices.
John Deubert’s AcrobatiX: A Color Management Primer
By John Deubert
Aug 4, 2011
Color management is a fact of life. Nearly all of the color we see on a computer display is adjusted one way or another before it reaches our eyeballs. Acrobat expert John Deubert looks at the basics of how this adjustment works.
Building Mobile Pages with Dreamweaver CS5.5
By David Karlins
Aug 3, 2011
Build mobile-friendly web pages based on jQuery JavaScript objects quickly and easily with Dreamweaver CS5.5. And do it without coding! David Karlins, author of Adobe Creative Suite 5 Web Premium How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques, takes you through the Dreamweaver techniques that make this eminently possible.
HTML5 Multimedia: A Review of Audio Codecs and File Formats
By Ian Devlin
Jul 27, 2011
Different audio codecs can be used to output different audio file formats, a number of which are supported by HTML5. Ian Devlin reviews them in this excerpt from his book, HTML5 Multimedia: Develop and Design.
Using the New Adobe Forms Central to Distribute PDF Forms
By Brian Wood
Jul 27, 2011
Looking to create a form for a website, but don't know where to start? Adobe FormsCentral is a service that allows you to create, distribute, and analyze online forms. Adobe Certified Instructor Brian Wood shows you how you can create a good-looking form from either a template or from scratch, put it on a web page via a link or embed it directly, send it out via Twitter or other methods, collect responses, and save those responses as a PDF, Excel, or CSV (comma-separated text file).
Merit Over Marketing: A Manifesto
By Robert Hoekman
Jul 26, 2011
Without proof of their effectiveness, the act of deciding who will do the best design work for your company is a coin toss. And too often, this results in mediocre solutions with unremarkable results. By believing what we hear over what we see, we tell consultants and agencies that marketing is a more valued skill than design. Robert Hoekman, Jr. suggests that it's time to call for merit over marketing.
Dreamweaver CS5.5 Studio Techniques: Progressive Enhancement with HTML5 and CSS3
By David Powers
Jul 18, 2011
In this chapter, you’ll learn how to apply progressive enhancement to a website for a fictitious hotel.
John Deubert’s AcrobatiX: Secrets of Sticky Notes
By John Deubert
Jul 18, 2011
May PDF users love sticky notes, those little yellow speech bubbles we scatter throughout a PDF document with comments, carps, and complaints about pages’ contents? PDF expert John Deubert uses them all the time, and it turns out they don’t have to be yellow and they don’t need to be speech bubbles. He shows us how to make our PDF sticky notes stand out.
Seductive Interaction Design: Are You Attractive?
By Stephen P. Anderson
Jul 13, 2011
Stephen P. Anderson considers the ways in which feelings and emotions can influence perceived and actual usability.
John Deubert’s AcrobatiX: Exporting PDF to an Image
By John Deubert
Jul 6, 2011
Acrobat X enables you to export your PDF pages to a series of images. Why would you want to do that? Author John Deubert explains that sometimes a picture works better than a thousand words.

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