Dreamweaver MX 2004 Solutions (Paperback)

Ethan Watrall, Sybex

  • 出版商: Sybex
  • 出版日期: 2004-03-18
  • 售價: $1,110
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,055
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 400
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0782142990
  • ISBN-13: 9780782142990
  • 相關分類: Dreamweaver






Dreamweaver MX 2004 Solutions was created for results-oriented Dreamweaver users who seek practical instruction on everyday techniques and speedy resolutions to persistent problems. Author/instructor Ethan Watrall applies his effective, no-nonsense teaching style to each of this book's dozens of step-by-step solutions, demystifying the most vital and potentially troublesome topics.

Beginners can walk through the full gamut of tasks, while seasoned users can dip in and quickly find answers to specific questions. Whether you're a web designer or developer, a graphic designer or project manager, this book will get you to the heart of the discrete skills you need to construct impressive web pages with Dreamweaver.

Learn the ins and outs of Dreamweaver MX 2004, including how to:

  • Build good-looking, sensible tables and frames
  • Save time with templates, library items, and digital assets
  • Master JavaScript behaviors, CSS, and layers
  • Handcraft HTML and XHTML code
  • Make full use of the Tag Inspector, Tag Chooser, and Tag Library
  • Design sophisticated forms for collecting user information
  • Effectively manage your site with Site Window and Site Reports
  • Extend Dreamweaver with extensions, custom shortcuts, and commands
  • Establish database connections for ColdFusion, ASP, ASP.NET, JSP, and PHP

And much more...

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: The Path to Harmonious Web Usability and Design
Preparing Your Site
Designing Effective Web Pages
Getting from Here to There: Developing Intuitive Navigation

Chapter 2: Laying the Groundwork
Choosing the Workspace That’s Best for You
Customizing Your Workspace
Download Time
Using a Browser to Preview Your Work
Creating and Managing New Documents
The Fine Art of Local Sites
Setting Page Properties
The Last Step: Saving Your Document

Chapter 3: Communicating Effectively with Text
Creating and Styling Text
Aligning and Indenting Paragraphs
Breaking Up Text with Horizontal Rules
Organizing Text with Lists
Inserting Characters That Aren’t on Your Keyboard
Adding a Date to Your Page
Avoiding Typos with the Spellchecker
Adding Pizzazz with Flash Text

Chapter 4: Working with Images
Selecting the Image Format That’s Right for You
Inserting Images into Your Page
Aligning Images
Changing the Size of Images
Making Images Accessible with the alt Tag
Integrating Low Source Images for Low-Bandwidth Users
Adding Borders around Images
Editing Images in Dreamweaver MX 2004
Using an External Image Editor from Dreamweaver
Optimizing Images in Fireworks

Chapter 5: Creation and Care of Hyperlinks
Creating Links
Using Named Anchors to Link to Points on a Page
Defining Where Linked Files Load
Creating E-Mail Links
Adding Image Maps to Your Pages
Building Jump Menus
Adding Flash Buttons to Your Pages

Chapter 6: Laying Out Tables and Frames
Adding Tables
Manipulating Table Size and Shape
Manipulating Layout Tables
Manipulating Table Contents and Appearance
Importing Tabular Data
Creating and Manipulating Frames Pages
Editing Individual Frames
Working with Framesets
Linking to Specific Frames with Targets
Saving Frames Pages
Creating Content for Browsers That Don’t Support Frames

Chapter 7: Using Templates, Library Items, and Digital Assets
Managing Digital Assets with the Assets Panel
Making and Editing Templates
Saving and Managing Templates
Using Templates
Creating and Manipulating Library Items
Applying Library Items to a Page

Chapter 8: Adding Multimedia
Adding Flash Movies
Adding Shockwave Files
Adding Java Applets
Adding Multimedia That Requires a Netscape Plug-In
Adding Multimedia That Requires an Internet Explorer ActiveX Control

Chapter 9: Adding Interactivity to Your Site with JavaScript Behaviors
The Tao of Behaviors: Adding, Deleting, and Changing
Creating Interactivity with the Built-In Behaviors

Chapter 10: Formatting with CSS and Layers
Understanding Cascading Style Sheets
Understanding Styles and Their Attributes
Creating Styles
Working with External Style Sheets
Applying Styles
Understanding Layers
Arranging Layers

Chapter 11: Managing and Publishing Your Site
Manipulating Local Sites
Using the Find and Replace Function
Manipulating Remote Sites
Creating a Site-less Connection to a Remote Site
Communicating with Design Notes
Cloaking Files

Chapter 12: Handcrafting Code in Dreamweaver
Viewing and Navigating Code
Creating and Editing Code
Checking Your Code
Working with XHTML

Chapter 13: Extending Dreamweaver
Automating Tasks with Commands
Extending Dreamweaver with Extensions
Changing the Dreamweaver Interface

Chapter 14: Collecting User Information with Forms
Inserting Forms and <form> Tags
Setting Form Properties
Adding Objects to Your Form

Appendix: Web Resources
Macromedia Tools
Dreamweaver Resources
Web-Design and -Development Resources