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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 in 24 Hours

Book Description

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you will be able to create a fully functional website using Adobe Dreamweaver CS4. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson offers background knowledge along with practical steps to follow, allowing you to learn the essentials of using Dreamweaver from the ground up. Full-color figures and clear step-by-step instructions visually show you how to use Dreamweaver. Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge. Notes, Tips, and Cautions provide related information, advice, and warnings.

Learn how to…

  • Use Dreamweaver CS4 to create simple or advanced web pages

  • Create forms to collect information from users at your site

  • Organize your site with templates and libraries

  • Make Cascading Style Sheets work for you

  • Craft an interactive website

  • Display data efficiently with tables

  • Dress up your site with Flash files and other multimedia

  • Insert scripted functionality by using Behaviors

  • Add Ajax controls using the Spry framework JavaScript libraries

  • Customize and extend Dreamweaver

  • Upload your website to a server with Dreamweaver’s built-in FTP capability

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents
    4. About the Authors
    5. Acknowledgments
    6. We Want to Hear from You!
    7. Reader Services
    8. Introduction
    9. PART I: Getting Started with Dreamweaver
    10. HOUR 1: A World Wide Web of Dreamweaver Possibilities
    11. HOUR 2: A Tour of Dreamweaver
    12. HOUR 3: Setting Up a Website
    13. HOUR 4: Dealing with Words: Adding Text and Lists
    14. HOUR 5: Adding Links: Hyperlinks, Anchors, and Mailto Links
    15. HOUR 6: Formatting Web Pages Using Cascading Style Sheets
    16. HOUR 7: Looking Under the Hood: Exploring XHTML
    17. PART II: Adding and Managing Images
      1. HOUR 8: Displaying Images
      2. HOUR 9: Complementing Dreamweaver with Other Applications
      3. HOUR 10: Adding Flash and Other Multimedia to a Web Page
      4. HOUR 11: Managing Assets Using the Assets Panel
    18. PART III: Web Page Layout
      1. HOUR 12: Displaying Data in Tables
      2. HOUR 13: Using CSS for Positioning
      3. HOUR 14: Creating CSS for Mobile Devices and Printing
      4. HOUR 15: Creating Library Items and Templates
    19. PART IV: Dynamic HTML and Ajax: Using AP Divs, Behaviors, and XML
      1. HOUR 16: Adding Navigation: Navigation and Menu Bars
      2. HOUR 17: Using Dynamic HTML and AP Divs
      3. HOUR 18: Adding Interactivity with Behaviors
      4. HOUR 19: Using AJAX Frameworks and Libraries
    20. PART V: Collecting User Data Using Forms
      1. HOUR 20: Creating a Form and Collecting Data
      2. HOUR 21: Sending and Reacting to Form Data
    21. PART VI: Uploading a Project and Managing a Website
      1. HOUR 22: Uploading, Sharing, and Managing Website Projects
      2. HOUR 23: Maintaining a Website
      3. HOUR 24: Customizing Dreamweaver
    22. Appendix: Try it Yourself
    23. Index