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Can Microsoft Expression Web Designer Touch Dreamweaver?
Sep 1, 2006
Look out, Dreamweaver. Consider Microsoft Expression Web Designer as Dreamweaver's new rival. Meryl Evans tells you why you shouldn't look at this competition in the iPod vs. everybody way, but instead in the Dell vs. HP way.
Corral Your Styles with Dreamweaver's CSS Visualization Tools
Sep 13, 2012
Using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) with Dreamweaver provides detailed control of the design and display of your web pages, but hidden rules underlying the styles might prevent you from getting the effect you really want. Fortunately, Dreamweaver offers some powerful tools for working with CSS. Tom Negrino, coauthor of Dreamweaver CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide, explains how to use Dreamweaver's visualization tools to make CSS behave.
Create a Banner in Flash 8
Nov 23, 2005
In part one of this tutorial, you learned how to create the basic layout of a banner ad. In this part, you will learn to create symbols, animation, and even write some simple ActionScript to make the banner function in this continuation tutorial.
Create Text-Based Links in Dreamweaver 8
Aug 11, 2006
In this lesson, you’ll develop the initial framework of the site structure by developing placeholders for the pages in the Yoga Sangha project site. You’ll link these pages together using Dreamweaver’s visual site-mapping tools to create a working test site. Creating this kind of framework through pages and links in a bare but functional version of the site can help you test the navigation that you have developed. Testing the proposed site structure before creating the design will help you catch fundamental problems at the beginning of development, enabling you to address them more efficiently.
Creating a Local Site in Macromedia Dreamweaver 8
May 4, 2006
Macromedia Dreamweaver enables you to develop and deploy your Web sites according to development best practices. As with any programming paradigm, it is recommended that you develop files in an environment separate from which a user can access. This enables developers to make changes to a site without any downtime and allows full testing prior to deploying new files. This chapter will help you work on a web page in a local environment.
Creating a Web Page in Dreamweaver 8: How to Add Images
Mar 31, 2006
While text and headlines lend structure and meaning to Web pages, it's images that give your pages real impact. This chapter covers the basics of adding images to your web page with Dreamweaver 8.
Creating Bulletproof and Easy to Complete Web Forms
Apr 23, 2004
Effective form design is a great way to boost conversion rates. Jason Fried and Matthew Linderman share with us the secret of how to create attractive and functional forms.
Creating Colors
Mar 23, 2001
Katherine Ulrich, author of Flash 5 for Windows & Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, takes you through creating, defining, and selecting colors in Flash for Windows and Macintosh.
Creating Dynamic Web Sites with PHP and MySQL
Sep 30, 2005
This chapter will cover a hodgepodge of ideas, all used to create dynamic Web applications including incorporating external files, handling forms and form data in new ways, writing and using your own functions, using PHP's date() function, and sending email.
Creating Multipage Websites in jQuery Mobile
Jul 16, 2012
Kris Hadlock explains page template types and shows you how to preload and cache pages, work with different page transitions, and customize loading messages. You'll also learn to create custom functionality to take your pages to the next level.
Creating RSS Feeds
Nov 13, 2006
Creating Toggle-O-Matic Menus in Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004
Mar 12, 2004
Angela Buraglia teaches you how to build your own CSS-friendly menu system using Dreamweaver Panel groups.
Creating Transparent Video with Adobe After Effects CS4
May 19, 2009
Transparency plays a key role in the success of animation and interactivity. By embedding transparency into graphic elements, you can composite together different elements created at different times, allowing for true flexibility.
Creating Web Pages for Screen, Print, and Email
Apr 28, 2006
If you are a designer for the Web, you know that the screen is only a part of the story. Users might print your pages, too, so you have to consider the printed version of your Web pages. Jason Cranford Teague shows you how to paginate your pages for the screen while still allowing a clean and complete printed version adapted for paper, all from a single HTML file. (And a bonus: how to get readers to email a link to the page.)
Creating Your Own Objects and Behaviors in Dreamweaver
Nov 9, 2001
Obtain hands-on experience creating custom objects and behaviors, and learn how to package them up and share them with the rest of the Dreamweaver community in this sample chapter from Inside Dreamweaver 4.
Custom Search Filtering with jQuery Mobile
Sep 24, 2012
Search functionality is often a necessary piece of functionality for a website, especially when your website has a lot of content. In this article, Kris Hadlock, author of Ajax for Web Application Developers, explains how to use the search filter bar to create search functionality in the listview component, and how to create a custom search filter in case the default search functionality doesn’t meet your needs.
Customize Dreamweaver Using Extensions
Jan 6, 2006
As a Web developer, you might want to write an extension for Dreamweaver to handle a commonly used, and therefore repetitive, task. Or, you might have a unique requirement that you can satisfy only by writing an extension for the specific situation. In both cases, Dreamweaver provides an extensive set of tools that you can use to add to or to customize its functionality. This sample chapter discusses a number of ways you can extend Dreamweaver to suit your Web development needs.
Deprecated Items in ActionScript 2.0 and Some Suggested Alternatives
Jan 6, 2006
The evolution of ActionScript has deprecated many elements of the language. This section lists the deprecated items and suggests alternatives when available.
Design by Nature: An Interview with Maggie Macnab
Oct 17, 2011
In this interview, Maggie Macnab, author of Design by Nature: Using Universal Forms and Principles in Design, talks about using the principles and processes of nature in your design work, why patterns found in nature are so effective in design, and what inspires her as a designer.
Design for Sign-Up: How to Motivate People To Sign Up For Your Web App
May 30, 2008
You've got about eight seconds to convince a person to become your customer online. Usability expert Joshua Porter tells you how to make every second count in this excerpt from his new book, Designing for the Social Web.

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