Macromedia Studio MX 2004 All-in-one Desk Reference for Dummies

Macromedia Studio MX 2004 All-in-one Desk Reference for Dummies

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"Macromedia Studio MX 2004 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies" provides a one-stop reference for users looking to harness the power of this Web building suite. The book covers each of the core applications in Studio MX including Dreamweaver, Flash, Freehand, Fireworks, ColdFusion and, newly added to this edition, Contribute. "Macromedia Studio MX 2004 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies" also contains coverage on using all the applications together in a single Web building project as well as an overview of the basics of good Web design. This book, like the product itself, should appeal to both professional and hobbyist Web builders who want a single product that can do the work of six or seven separate products.show more

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  • Paperback | 888 pages
  • 191 x 236.2 x 48mm | 1,279.14g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0764544071
  • 9780764544071

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7 books in 1- your key to successful Web sites!Your one-stop guide to Studio MX 2004 Web site tools for Mac(R) or Windows(R)So you think you want to build a Web site? Relax - this book has you covered! First, it helps you analyze and plan your site. Then when you're ready to go, you'll have the scoop on using the newest versions of Dreamweaver, Fireworks, FreeHand, Flash, Cold Fusion, and Contribute, all together in one handy volume!The Dummies WayCoverage of the essentials and beyondExplanations in plain English"Get in, get out" informationThumbtabs and other navigation aidsTear-out cheat sheetA dash of humor and funDiscover how to: Design captivating Web sitesEdit shapes and bitmaps with FireworksBuild Web pages with DreamweaverWork with FreeHand objectsCreate Flash moviesUpdate site content with Contributeshow more

Table of contents

Introduction.Book I: An Introduction to Building Web Sites.Chapter 1: Why Build a Web Site?Chapter 2: Developing Web Content.Chapter 3: Choosing the Right Tools for the Job.Chapter 4: Best Practices for Web Development.Book II: Dreamweaver MX 2004.Chapter 1: Introduction to Dreamweaver MX 2004.Chapter 2: Creating Basic Web Pages.Chapter 3: Creating and Using Dreamweaver Sites.Chapter 4: Punching Up Your Pages with Forms and Frames.Chapter 5: Laying Out Pages with Layers.Chapter 6: Using ColdFusion MX 6.1 Developer Edition in Dreamweaver MX 2004.Chapter 7: Advanced Web Page Design Techniques.Chapter 8: Integrating Dreamweaver MX 2004 with Other Macromedia Products.Book III: Fireworks MX 2004.Chapter 1: Introduction to Fireworks MX 2004.Chapter 2: Fireworks MX 2004 Basics.Chapter 3: Working with Text, Shapes, and Images.Chapter 4: Transforming Text, Shapes, and Images.Chapter 5: The Power of Layers and Frames.Chapter 6: Slicing Up Content for the Web.Chapter 7: Advanced Fireworks MX 2004 Tools.Chapter 8: Integrating Fireworks MX 2004 with Other Macromedia Products.Book IV: FreeHand MX.Chapter 1: Introduction to FreeHand MX.Chapter 2: Understanding FreeHand MX Basics.Chapter 3: Using the FreeHand MX Text Tools.Chapter 4: Creating Illustrations with FreeHand MX.Chapter 5: Transforming Text, Shapes, and Images.Chapter 6: Exploring the Color Management Tools.Chapter 7: Integrating FreeHand MX with Other Macromedia Products.Book V: Macromedia Flash MX 2004.Chapter 1: Introduction to Macromedia Flash MX 2004.Chapter 2: Using the Graphics Tools.Chapter 3: Working with Symbols.Chapter 4: Making Your Life Easier with Layers.Chapter 5: Creating Animation.Chapter 6: Adding Sound and Video.Chapter 7: Publishing Movies.Chapter 8: Getting Interactive with ActionScript.Chapter 9: Creating Interfaces with Components and Forms.Chapter 10: Integrating Macromedia Flash MX 2004 with Other Macromedia Products.Book VI: ColdFusion MX 6.1 Developer Edition.Chapter 1: Introduction to ColdFusion MX 6.1 Developer Edition.Chapter 2: Working with the ColdFusion Administrator.Chapter 3: ColdFusion MX 6.1 Developer Edition Basics.Chapter 4: Understanding CFML Basics.Chapter 5: Variables, Functions, and Structured Data.Chapter 6: Using Databases with ColdFusion MX 6.1 Developer Edition.Chapter 7: Advanced Features in ColdFusion MX 6.1 Developer Edition.Chapter 8: Integrating ColdFusion MX 6.1 Developer Edition with Other Macromedia Products.Book VII: Contribute 2.Chapter 1: Introduction to Contribute 2.Chapter 2: Basics for Contributors.Chapter 3: Contribute 2 Administration.Chapter 4: Contribute 2 and Other Macromedia Products.Index.show more

About D. Dean

Damon Dean (San Francisco, CA) serves as lead author on this All-in-One that also takes in contributions from other experienced For Dummies authors including Doug Sahlin (Flash ActionScript For Dummies), Ellen Finkelstein (Flash For Dummies), and Camille McCue (Dreamweaver For Dummies Quick Reference). Damon has written or contributed to six books in the For Dummies series, including Cascading Style Sheets For Dummies. Damon is currently a systems administrator and developer for a health care provider in the Bay Area. He previously worked as a producer for a Web design firm and an editor for Osborne Computer Publishing. Andy Cowitt is a freelance Web designer.show more

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