Publishers of technology books, eBooks, and videos for creative people

Home > Store

Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 Magic

Register your product to gain access to bonus material or receive a coupon.

Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 Magic

Premium Website

  • Sorry, this book is no longer in print.
Not for Sale

Description

  • Copyright 2004
  • Edition: 1st
  • Premium Website
  • ISBN-10: 0-7357-1378-2
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7357-1378-9

As a serious Web designer or developer, you'll want to do one thing and one thing only when you lay your hands on the latest version of Dreamweaver: Start tinkering with all its new features. Problem is that's hard to do on someone else's dime. With Dreamweaver MX 2004 Magic, you don't have to! In these pages, Dreamweaver wizards Mossimo Foti, Angela C. Buraglia, and Daniel Short and several other experts draw on their own professional experience to offer 12 real-world projects that let you explore Dreamweaver MX 2004 at your leisure. With a focus on areas that can be troublesome for professional users-whether because they present thorny issues or because they draw on completely new features-each lesson provides need-to-know tips, proven techniques, and best practices. By working through the step-by-step tutorials (whose project files and code you'll find on the accompanying CD), you soon will be finding your way around all of Dreamweaver MX 2004's new features: dynamic cross-browser validation, improved CSS support, built-in graphics editing, and more. In addition to the code listings and exercise files on the CD-ROM, you¿ll find videos that clearly demonstrate step by step all the procedures you need to complete in order to create the projects.

Sample Content

Online Sample Chapter

Creating Toggle-O-Matic Menus in Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004

Table of Contents



About the Magic Series.

How to Make the Most of This Book. Conventions Used in This Book.



Project 1. Using CSS to Position and Style Your Pages.

It Works Like This. Preparing to Work. Creating the Structure for the Page. Creating Buttons and Background Shapes. Taking Font and Link Styling to the Next Level. Selectors, Siblings, Descendants, and the Cascade. Now Try This.



Project 2. Creating Toggle-O-Matic Menus.

It Works Like This. Preparing to Work. Forging Friendly Hyperlinks to Submenus. Time to Identify: ID Attributes for Menu Buttons. Getting Classified. Containing the Menu with <div> Tags. Inserting Submenu <div> Tags. Design Time CSS to the Rescue. CSS Requirements. Toggling with Extensions. Now Try This.



Project 3. Managing Navigation Button States in Template-Controlled Sites.

It Works Like This. Preparing to Work. Using Editable Regions. Using JavaScript and Editable Regions. Using Optional Regions. Now Try This.



Project 4. Controlling Navigation Elements with Templates.

It Works Like This. Preparing to Work. Controlling Document Meta Data. Modifying the Submenu System. Validating the Template. Creating the Site Pages in Contribute. Now Try This.



Project 5. Integrating Dreamweaver and Fireworks in Your Projects.

It Works Like This. Preparing to Work. Setting Up Dreamweaver's Launch and Edit in Fireworks Feature. Creating Fireworks Color Palettes for One-Click Access in Dreamweaver. Using Dreamweaver Image Placeholders to Design a Web Page Layout. Converting Dreamweaver Image Placeholders to Images in Fireworks. Creating Dreamweaver Library Items Within Fireworks. Editing Image Library Items in Dreamweaver. Now Try This.



Project 6. Translating a Fireworks Layout into a CSS + HTML Design.

It Works Like This. Preparing to Work. Getting the <body> into Shape. Styling the Tables with CSS. Styling Individual Cell Properties with the Tag Inspector. Styling Page Content with CSS Selectors. Styling Individual Objects with Custom Classes. Styling Navigation Links. Inserting One Lone <div>. Now Try This.



Project 7. Using Flash in Dreamweaver.

It Works Like This. Preparing to Work. Editing Library Items. Using Dreamweaver Flash Text. Inserting Library Item Instances into Documents. Using FlashVars. Using the Flash Date Picker Extension. Now Try This.



Project 8. Sending a Form to Email.

It Works Like This. Preparing to Work. Adding Styling to Your Pages with CSS. Add a Contact Form. Add a Table for Form Layout. Adding Text Fields. Inserting a Radio Button Group. Inserting a Select List and Assigning the Default Display Item. Adding Check Boxes for Multiple Selectable Options. Placing a Textarea to Accept Freeform Text Entry. Placing Buttons to Submit and Reset the Form. Build a Form-to-Email Processing Page with Server Behaviors. Editing an Existing Server Behavior. Now Try This.



Project 9. Setting Styles Dynamically.

It Works Like This. Preparing to Work. Setting Up Your Base Styles. Build Color Scheme Style Sheets. Creating Color-Friendly Images. Using the CSS Switcher Extensions. Now Try This.



Project 10. Creating a Rotating Ad System in ASP.NET.

It Works Like This. Preparing to Work. Serving Rotating Banner Ads. Uploading Files by Applying a Server Behavior. Creating an Upload Page for Ad Administration. Prepare a Database Connection to Track Click-Through Traffic. Writing the ADO.NET Code to Track Click-Throughs. Now Try This.



Project 11. Creating Dynamic Navigation with Server.Execute.

It Works Like This. Preparing to Work. Designing with <div> Tags and Includes. Creating the Includes. Powering the Content Switcher with Server.Execute. Now Try This.



Project 12. Producing a Sophisticated Interface for CMS with ColdFusion.

It Works Like This. Preparing to Work. Setting Up Your Base Pages. The Administrator Home Page. Inserting New Records. Editing and Deleting Records. Now Try This.



Appendix A. Installing Extensions.


Appendix B. Creating Database Connections.

Creating ColdFusion Data Sources. Creating ASP.NET Database Connections. Creating PHP MySQL Database Connections.



Index.

Updates

Errata

Errata for the book - Updated 01/07/04 - 25 kb - Errata3782.pdf

Submit Errata

More Information

Peachpit Promotional Mailings & Special Offers

I would like to receive exclusive offers and hear about products from Peachpit and its family of brands. I can unsubscribe at any time.

Overview


Pearson Education, Inc., 221 River Street, Hoboken, New Jersey 07030, (Pearson) presents this site to provide information about Peachpit products and services that can be purchased through this site.

This privacy notice provides an overview of our commitment to privacy and describes how we collect, protect, use and share personal information collected through this site. Please note that other Pearson websites and online products and services have their own separate privacy policies.

Collection and Use of Information


To conduct business and deliver products and services, Pearson collects and uses personal information in several ways in connection with this site, including:

Questions and Inquiries

For inquiries and questions, we collect the inquiry or question, together with name, contact details (email address, phone number and mailing address) and any other additional information voluntarily submitted to us through a Contact Us form or an email. We use this information to address the inquiry and respond to the question.

Online Store

For orders and purchases placed through our online store on this site, we collect order details, name, institution name and address (if applicable), email address, phone number, shipping and billing addresses, credit/debit card information, shipping options and any instructions. We use this information to complete transactions, fulfill orders, communicate with individuals placing orders or visiting the online store, and for related purposes.

Surveys

Pearson may offer opportunities to provide feedback or participate in surveys, including surveys evaluating Pearson products, services or sites. Participation is voluntary. Pearson collects information requested in the survey questions and uses the information to evaluate, support, maintain and improve products, services or sites; develop new products and services; conduct educational research; and for other purposes specified in the survey.

Contests and Drawings

Occasionally, we may sponsor a contest or drawing. Participation is optional. Pearson collects name, contact information and other information specified on the entry form for the contest or drawing to conduct the contest or drawing. Pearson may collect additional personal information from the winners of a contest or drawing in order to award the prize and for tax reporting purposes, as required by law.

Newsletters

If you have elected to receive email newsletters or promotional mailings and special offers but want to unsubscribe, simply email ask@peachpit.com.

Service Announcements

On rare occasions it is necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance we might send users an email. Generally, users may not opt-out of these communications, though they can deactivate their account information. However, these communications are not promotional in nature.

Customer Service

We communicate with users on a regular basis to provide requested services and in regard to issues relating to their account we reply via email or phone in accordance with the users' wishes when a user submits their information through our Contact Us form.

Other Collection and Use of Information


Application and System Logs

Pearson automatically collects log data to help ensure the delivery, availability and security of this site. Log data may include technical information about how a user or visitor connected to this site, such as browser type, type of computer/device, operating system, internet service provider and IP address. We use this information for support purposes and to monitor the health of the site, identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents and appropriately scale computing resources.

Web Analytics

Pearson may use third party web trend analytical services, including Google Analytics, to collect visitor information, such as IP addresses, browser types, referring pages, pages visited and time spent on a particular site. While these analytical services collect and report information on an anonymous basis, they may use cookies to gather web trend information. The information gathered may enable Pearson (but not the third party web trend services) to link information with application and system log data. Pearson uses this information for system administration and to identify problems, improve service, detect unauthorized access and fraudulent activity, prevent and respond to security incidents, appropriately scale computing resources and otherwise support and deliver this site and its services.

Cookies and Related Technologies

This site uses cookies and similar technologies to personalize content, measure traffic patterns, control security, track use and access of information on this site, and provide interest-based messages and advertising. Users can manage and block the use of cookies through their browser. Disabling or blocking certain cookies may limit the functionality of this site.

Do Not Track

This site currently does not respond to Do Not Track signals.

Security


Pearson uses appropriate physical, administrative and technical security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

Children


This site is not directed to children under the age of 13.

Marketing


Pearson may send or direct marketing communications to users, provided that

  • Pearson will not use personal information collected or processed as a K-12 school service provider for the purpose of directed or targeted advertising.
  • Such marketing is consistent with applicable law and Pearson's legal obligations.
  • Pearson will not knowingly direct or send marketing communications to an individual who has expressed a preference not to receive marketing.
  • Where required by applicable law, express or implied consent to marketing exists and has not been withdrawn.

Pearson may provide personal information to a third party service provider on a restricted basis to provide marketing solely on behalf of Pearson or an affiliate or customer for whom Pearson is a service provider. Marketing preferences may be changed at any time.

Correcting/Updating Personal Information


If a user's personally identifiable information changes (such as your postal address or email address), we provide a way to correct or update that user's personal data provided to us. This can be done on the Account page. If a user no longer desires our service and desires to delete his or her account, please contact us at customer-service@informit.com and we will process the deletion of a user's account.

Choice/Opt-out


Users can always make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with certain services offered by Adobe Press. If you choose to remove yourself from our mailing list(s) simply visit the following page and uncheck any communication you no longer want to receive: www.peachpit.com/u.aspx.

Sale of Personal Information


Pearson does not rent or sell personal information in exchange for any payment of money.

While Pearson does not sell personal information, as defined in Nevada law, Nevada residents may email a request for no sale of their personal information to NevadaDesignatedRequest@pearson.com.

Supplemental Privacy Statement for California Residents


California residents should read our Supplemental privacy statement for California residents in conjunction with this Privacy Notice. The Supplemental privacy statement for California residents explains Pearson's commitment to comply with California law and applies to personal information of California residents collected in connection with this site and the Services.

Sharing and Disclosure


Pearson may disclose personal information, as follows:

  • As required by law.
  • With the consent of the individual (or their parent, if the individual is a minor)
  • In response to a subpoena, court order or legal process, to the extent permitted or required by law
  • To protect the security and safety of individuals, data, assets and systems, consistent with applicable law
  • In connection the sale, joint venture or other transfer of some or all of its company or assets, subject to the provisions of this Privacy Notice
  • To investigate or address actual or suspected fraud or other illegal activities
  • To exercise its legal rights, including enforcement of the Terms of Use for this site or another contract
  • To affiliated Pearson companies and other companies and organizations who perform work for Pearson and are obligated to protect the privacy of personal information consistent with this Privacy Notice
  • To a school, organization, company or government agency, where Pearson collects or processes the personal information in a school setting or on behalf of such organization, company or government agency.

Links


This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects Personal Information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Requests and Contact


Please contact us about this Privacy Notice or if you have any requests or questions relating to the privacy of your personal information.

Changes to this Privacy Notice


We may revise this Privacy Notice through an updated posting. We will identify the effective date of the revision in the posting. Often, updates are made to provide greater clarity or to comply with changes in regulatory requirements. If the updates involve material changes to the collection, protection, use or disclosure of Personal Information, Pearson will provide notice of the change through a conspicuous notice on this site or other appropriate way. Continued use of the site after the effective date of a posted revision evidences acceptance. Please contact us if you have questions or concerns about the Privacy Notice or any objection to any revisions.

Last Update: November 17, 2020