Dreamweaver MX 2004 Bible

Dreamweaver MX 2004 Bible

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Packed with hands-on instruction and step by step tutorials, the Dreamweaver MX 2004 Bible is everything you need to harness the power of this amazing web development tool. Starting with the basics, expert author and well-known Dreamweaver guru Joe Lowery guides you through the in's and out's of Dreamweaver MX 2004 and will have you building your very own dynamic, data-driven sites in no time. Coverage includes: Building interactive formsCreating client-side image mapsConnecting to a live databaseInserting, deleting and updating data from your web pagesWorking with layers, Style Sheets and Dynamic HTMLIntegration with Flash, Fireworks and ColdFusionDesigning with templatesExtending Dreamweaver with your own extensionsAnd more.The value-packed CD ROM includes the Dreamweaver MX 2004 Try-Out Edition, complete Dreamweaver web sites and databases you can customize for your own use, as well as add itional web development software.
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  • Mixed media product | 1177 pages
  • 182.88 x 236.22 x 60.96mm | 1,678.28g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0764543504
  • 9780764543500

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If Dreamweaver MX 2004 can do it, you can do it too...If you're one of the 2.4 million Web professionals who rely on Dreamweaver to create active, database-driven Web sites-or if you want to be-here's the only reference manual you need. From step-by-step instruction in Dreamweaver MX 2004 basics, like the updated interface and integration with FlashTM and Fireworks(R), to accessing the code, using Cascading Style Sheets, enhancing Dreamweaver with extensions, and working with layers and tables, you'll find what you need to master this versatile tool.Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Dreamweaver MX 2004Navigate the updated toolbars and customize your environmentLearn Cascading Style Sheets while you design with Dreamweaver's CSS-enabled Property inspector and Relevant CSS panelBuild interactive forms and create client-side image mapsExtend Dreamweaver using custom objects, behaviors, and Property inspectorsCreate and modify layers and understand behaviors, eve nts, and actionsConnect to a live database and incorporate and manage dynamic dataAdd pop-up menus, Shockwave(R) and FlashTM movies, audio files, and other multimedia events to your sitesBonus CD-ROMValue-packed CD-ROM includes: Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 trial versionHundreds of server behaviors, objects, and inspectorsAdditional Web development software
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Table of contents

Foreword.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Part I: Dreamweaver MX 2004 Basics.

Chapter 1: Introducing Dreamweaver MX 2004.

Chapter 2: A Dreamweaver Workflow Example.

Chapter 3: Touring Dreamweaver.

Chapter 4: Setting Your Preferences.

Chapter 5: Setting Up Sites and Servers.

Part II: Web Design and Layout Fundamentals.

Chapter 6: Accessing the Code Directly.

Chapter 7: Building Style Sheet Web Pages.

Chapter 8: Working with Text.

Chapter 9: Inserting Images.

Chapter 10: Establishing Web Links.

Part III: Advanced Design Tools and Techniques.

Chapter 11: Working with Divs and Layers.

Chapter 12: Using Behaviors.

Chapter 13: Setting Up Tables.

Chapter 14: Interactive Forms.

Chapter 15: Creating Lists.

Chapter 16: Making Client-Side Image Maps.

Chapter 17: Using Frames and Framesets.

Part IV: Incorporating Dynamic Data.

Chapter 18: Establishing Connections and Recordsets.

Chapter 19: Making Data Dynamic.

Chapter 20: Managing Data.

Chapter 21: Working with Live Data.

Chapter 22: Crafting Multiple-Page Applications.

Part V: Adding Multimedia Elements.

Chapter 23: Fireworks Integration.

Chapter 24: Inserting Flash and Shockwave Elements.

Chapter 25: Adding Video to Your Web Page.

Chapter 26: Using Audio on Your Web Page .

Part VI: Enhancing Web Site Management and Workflow.

Chapter 27: Using Dreamweaver Templates.

Chapter 28: Using Repeating Elements.

Chapter 29: Maximizing Browser Targeting.

Chapter 30: Building Web Sites with a Team.

Chapter 31: Integrating with XML.

Part VII: Extending Dreamweaver.

Chapter 32: Customizing Dreamweaver.

Chapter 33: Creating and Using Objects.

Chapter 34: Creating a Behavior.

Chapter 35: Handling Server Behaviors.

Appendix: What's on the CD-ROM.

Index.

End-User License Agreement.
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About Joseph Lowery

Joseph Lowery has been writing about computers and new technology since 1981. He is the author of the previous editions of Dreamweaver Bible and Fireworks Bible as well as of Buying Online For Dummies (all published by Wiley). He is also the author of Joseph Lowery's Beyond Dreamweaver, Dreamweaver MX 2004 Killer Tips (with Angela Buraglia), and Dreamweaver MX 2004 Web Application Recipes (with Eric Ott), all published by New Riders. He recently cowrote a book on Flash with designer Hillman Curtis and has also written books on HTML and using the Internet for business. His books are international bestsellers, having sold more than 350,000 copies worldwide in ten different languages. Joe is also a consultant and trainer and has presented at Seybold in both Boston and San Francisco, Macromedia conferences in the U.S. and Europe, and at ThunderLizard's Web Design World. As a partner in Deva Associates, Ltd., Joseph developed the Deva Tools for Dreamweaver set of navigational extensions and, with Edoardo Zubler, created FlashBang!, a set of Flash navigation tools. Joseph and his wife, dancer/choreographer Debra Wanner, have a daughter, Margot.
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