The Unofficial Guideto Macromedia Dreamweaver 8

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Wiley, Mar 27, 2006 - Computers - 505 pages
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The inside scoop...for when you want more than the official line!

You can dream big with Macromedia's robust Dreamweaver Web design software, but to use it with confidence you need to understand its quirks and shortcuts. Find out what the manual doesn't always tell you in this insider's guide to using Dreamweaver in the real world. Must you know HTML to design Web pages? How do the pros add data to Web sites? From working with frames and forms to jumping into multimedia ina big way--first get the official way, then the best way from an expert.

Unbiased coverage on getting the most out of Dreamweaver, including how to set up a site structure, design your interface, and use graphics, media, and text to draw visitors

Savvy, real-world advice on topics from using templates, libraries,and application panels, to adding scripts and live data

Time-saving techniques and practical guidance on using Flash(r)and other media, adding forms, and more ways to create, build, andmanage your Web site effectively

Tips and hacks on how to increase productivity and avoid pitfalls

Sidebars and tables on sketching a site flow plan, selecting ahosting service, and checking files in and out

Watch for these graphic icons in every chapter to guide you to specific practical information.
* Bright Ideas are smart innovations that will save you time or hassle.
* Hacks are insider tips and shortcuts that increase productivity.
* When you see Watch Out! heed the cautions or warnings to help you avoid commonpitfalls.
* And finally, check out Inside Scoops for practical insights from the author. It's like having your own expert at your side!

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Understanding your visitors
Good content design
Using Images and Media

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About the author (2006)

Lynn Kyle has been a Web professional since 1992. She has worked for the Naval Research Laboratory as a computer scientist, Palm, Inc. as a Webmaster, and more recently at Yahoo! Inc. as an advertising engineer. She has authored books and training videos on Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Flash, and Macromedia Dreamweaver.

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