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Adobe Dreamweaver CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release), First Editon

Book Description

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Dreamweaver CC (2017 release) choose Adobe Dreamweaver CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release) from the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks from Adobe Press. The 13 project-based lessons in this book show users step by step the key techniques for working in Dreamweaver. Learn how to create webpages for the modern web; use and customize web frameworks to build responsive designs for a wide variety of desktop computers and mobile devices with a minimum of hand coding; incorporate graphics, and text; add links to text and images; add interactive elements to your sites, such as HTML5-compatible interactivity; work with the latest HTML5 and CSS3 code and structures; and publish a finished site to the web. A 14th lesson in this book provides valuable hands-on experience with Dreamweaver’s new and improved tools for coders and developers that can vastly increase your productivity. In addition, three bonus online lessons give you more information on the basics of CSS and HTML and show you how to add HTML5 animation and video to your websites.

The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and interactive multiple-choice quizzes.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Where are the Lesson FIles?
  6. Getting Started
    1. About Classroom in a Book
    2. TinyURLs
    3. Prerequisites
    4. Conventions used in this book
    5. Windows vs. macOS instructions
    6. Installing the program
    7. Updating Dreamweaver to the latest version
    8. Online Content
    9. Recommended lesson order
    10. Bonus material
    11. On first launch
    12. Choosing the program color theme
    13. Setting up the workspace
    14. Defining a Dreamweaver site
    15. Checking for updates
    16. Additional resources
  7. 1.Customizing Your Workspace
    1. Touring the workspace
    2. Using the Start Screen
    3. Exploring New Feature guides
    4. Working with toolbars
    5. Switching and splitting views
    6. Selecting a workspace layout
    7. Working with panels
    8. Personalizing Dreamweaver
    9. Working with Extract
    10. Creating custom keyboard shortcuts
    11. Using the Property inspector
    12. Using the Related Files interface
    13. Using tag selectors
    14. Using the CSS Designer
    15. Using the Visual Media Query interface
    16. Using the DOM Viewer
    17. Using the heads-up displays
    18. Exploring, experimenting, and learning
    19. Review questions
    20. Review answers
  8. 2.HTML Basics
    1. What is HTML?
    2. Where did HTML begin?
    3. Frequently used HTML elements
    4. What’s new in HTML5
    5. Review questions
    6. Review answers
  9. 2B. HTML Basics Bonus Online Lesson
    1. Writing your own HTML code
  10. 3.CSS Basics
    1. What is CSS?
    2. HTML vs. CSS formatting
    3. HTML defaults
    4. CSS box model
    5. Applying CSS styling
    6. Multiples, classes, and ids, oh my!
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  11. 3B. CSS Basics Bonus Online Lesson
    1. Previewing the completed file
    2. Formatting Text
    3. Formatting objects
  12. 4.Web Design Basics
    1. Developing a new website
    2. Scenario
    3. Working with thumbnails and wireframes
    4. Review questions
    5. Review answers
  13. 5.Creating a Page Layout
    1. Evaluating page design options
    2. Working with predefined layouts
    3. Review questions
    4. Review answers
  14. 6.Working with a Web Framework
    1. Creating a navigation menu
    2. Creating header content
    3. Building semantic content
    4. Managing Bootstrap component width
    5. Inserting HTML entities
    6. Creating global type styles
    7. Review questions
    8. Review answers
  15. 7.Designing for Mobile Devices
    1. Responsive design
    2. Adapting the site to different screen sizes
    3. Working with media queries
    4. More information on media queries
    5. Review questions
    6. Review answers
  16. 8.Working with Templates
    1. Creating a template from an existing layout
    2. Inserting editable regions
    3. Inserting metadata
    4. Producing child pages
    5. Review questions
    6. Review answers
  17. 9.Working with Text, Lists, and Tables
    1. Previewing the completed file
    2. Creating and styling text
    3. Creating lists
    4. Creating and styling tables
    5. Copying and pasting tables
    6. Spell-checking webpages
    7. Finding and replacing text
    8. Optional self-paced exercise
    9. Review questions
    10. Review answers
  18. 10.Working with Images
    1. Web image basics
    2. Previewing the completed file
    3. Inserting an image
    4. Adjusting image positions with CSS classes
    5. Working with the Insert panel
    6. Using the Insert menu
    7. Inserting nonweb file types
    8. Working with Photoshop Smart Objects (optional)
    9. Copying and pasting images from Photoshop (optional)
    10. Inserting images by drag and drop
    11. Optimizing images with the Property inspector
    12. Review questions
    13. Review answers
  19. 11.Working with Navigation
    1. Hyperlink basics
    2. Previewing the completed file
    3. Creating internal hyperlinks
    4. Creating an external link
    5. Setting up email links
    6. Creating an image-based link
    7. Targeting page elements
    8. Checking your page
    9. Adding destination links to the same page (optional)
    10. Review questions
    11. Review answers
  20. 12.Adding Interactivity
    1. Learning about Dreamweaver behaviors
    2. Previewing the completed file
    3. Working with Dreamweaver behaviors
    4. Working with Bootstrap Accordion widgets
    5. Review questions
    6. Review answers
  21. 13.Publishing to the Web
    1. Defining a remote site
    2. Cloaking folders and files
    3. Wrapping things up
    4. Putting your site online (optional)
    5. Synchronizing local and remote sites
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers
  22. 14.Working with Code
    1. Creating HTML code
    2. Working with multicursor support
    3. Commenting your code
    4. Working with CSS preprocessors
    5. Selecting code
    6. Collapsing code
    7. Expanding code
    8. Accessing split Code view
    9. Previewing assets in Code view
    10. Review questions
    11. Review answers
  23. Appendix TinyURLs
  24. Index
  25. 15. Working with Web Animation and Video Bonus Online Lesson
    1. Understanding web animation and video
    2. Previewing the completed file
    3. Adding web animation to a page
    4. Adding web video to a page
    5. Don’t host your own videos
    6. Review questions
    7. Review answers