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Adobe Creative Cloud Design Tools All-in-One For Dummies by Jennifer Smith

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Chapter 1: Introducing Dreamweaver CC

In This Chapter

  • Exploring the Dreamweaver workspace
  • Utilizing HTML5 and CSS3 support
  • Working with CSS transitions
  • Building adaptable pages with fluid grids
  • Surveying mobile authoring options and tools

Dreamweaver CC lets you create and manage websites and applications across a variety of screens, including desktops, mobile phones, and tablet devices. Depending on your needs, you can use Dreamweaver to create all kinds of websites, from basic sites that consist only of simple links from one page to another to highly interactive websites that feature animation or drag-and-drop functionality. Dreamweaver users can even create more complex web and mobile applications capable of pulling data from databases, XML, or other sources.

As part of the Adobe Creative Cloud, Dreamweaver CC works seamlessly with several other Adobe applications, such as Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, and Bridge. Even if you've never used Dreamweaver, you'll be impressed by its many tools, panels, and powerful features that make building desktop and mobile-ready sites and applications easy and intuitive. If you're familiar with the layout of other Adobe applications, you may feel right at home the first time you open Dreamweaver CC.

Dreamweaver's features speak to the evolution of the web, with heavy emphasis on mobile web and multiscreen development, extensive support for HTML5 and CSS3, and integration with popular frameworks such as jQuery that define today's standard ...

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