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Total Training for Adobe Dreamweaver CS4: Essentials

Video Description

Total Training for Adobe Dreamweaver CS4: EssentialsBeginner and Intermediate web designers will find the tools and techniques discussed to be invaluable while designing, updating and creating websites using Dreamweaver CS4. Once oriented with the new CS4 interface you apply the techniques you have learned instantly whether you are building your first site or redesigning an existing one.
You will get a solid introduction to Web design as well as step-by-step instructions for how to use the most important features in this award-winning program. After watching the series will comfortable optimizing image files for faster loading web graphics how to use CSS, Tables, Frames and how to add interactive features to your website like Flash files, JavaScript elements and AJAX.
The major lessons include the details you will need to have a solid understanding how to create CSS styles and CSS layouts using Div tags and styles, optimizing content, and using Dreamweaver's Interactive features in publishing your content to the web. This an upgrade worthy of Dreamweaver's 10th anniversary.

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: DESIGNING WEB SITES WITH DREAMWEAVER CS4
    1. Title 00:00:06
    2. Introduction 00:03:18
    3. Reviewing Designs Created with Tables 00:02:38
    4. Considering Frames 00:03:28
    5. Understanding the CSS Advantage 00:04:37
    6. Saving Time with Templates 00:02:02
    7. Using Advanced Design Technologies 00:04:21
  2. CHAPTER 2: CREATING A NEW WEBSITE
    1. Title 00:00:06
    2. Setting Up a New Web Site 00:07:24
    3. Creating a New Web Page 00:05:45
    4. Adding Images with Alternate Text 00:05:15
    5. Inserting & Formatting Text 00:02:16
    6. Understanding Font Options 00:06:35
    7. Aligning Images Using the Property Inspector 00:02:41
    8. Creating Links 00:09:48
    9. Organizing Files & Folders 00:02:28
    10. Changing Background $amp; Page Settings 00:08:19
  3. CHAPTER 3: OPTIMIZING THE INTERFACE
    1. Title 00:00:06
    2. Opening an Existing Site 00:02:46
    3. A New Look in CS4 00:07:43
    4. New Features in CS4 00:02:43
    5. Reviewing Menu Options 00:03:25
    6. Using the Status Bar & Tag Selector 00:05:29
    7. Setting Preferences 00:05:14
    8. Previewing Pages in Multiple Browsers 00:05:55
  4. CHAPTER 4: CREATING & INSERTING IMAGES
    1. Title 00:00:06
    2. Optimizing Images for the Web 00:04:24
    3. Saving JPEGS in Adobe Photoshop 00:04:29
    4. Saving GIF & PNG Files in Photoshop 00:02:54
    5. Using Smart Objects with Photoshop 00:07:14
    6. Copying & Editing Images with Dreamweaver 00:01:44
    7. Changing Dreamweaver's Editor Preferences 00:03:04
  5. CHAPTER 5: WORKING WITH CSS
    1. Title 00:00:06
    2. Getting Started With Styles 00:05:40
    3. Understanding Style Selectors 00:05:46
    4. Creating Class Styles 00:05:48
    5. Creating Tag Styles 00:08:58
    6. Aligning Images with Floats 00:07:02
    7. Comparing Span, Div, & P Tags 00:05:29
    8. Creating & Editing Link Styles 00:04:28
    9. Reviewing CSS Code 00:03:48
    10. Using External Style Sheets 00:07:05
    11. Creating a Simple Centered Design 00:05:42
  6. CHAPTER 6: DESIGNING WITH CSS
    1. Title 00:00:06
    2. Understanding the Box Model 00:05:00
    3. Comparing Margins and Padding 00:08:41
  7. CHAPTER 7: SAVING TIME WITH TEMPLATES
    1. Title 00:00:06
    2. Creating a New Template 00:13:26
    3. Creating Editable Regions 00:02:24
    4. Creating a New Page from a Template 00:03:22
    5. Editing Templates 00:04:39
    6. Combining Templates with Style Sheets 00:04:06
    7. Template Tips 00:05:26
  8. CHAPTER 8: DESIGNING ACCESSIBLE TABLES
    1. Title 00:00:06
    2. Understaing Tables 00:03:11
    3. Creating a Table for Tabular Data 00:05:14
    4. Styling a Table 00:06:05
    5. Editing Table Layouts, Part 1 00:07:44
    6. Editing Table Layouts, Part 2 00:05:18
  9. CHAPTER 9: USING HTML & CSS
    1. Title 00:00:06
    2. Writing HTML: The Fundamentals 00:01:58
    3. Creating a Simple HTML File 00:06:53
    4. Formatting the HTML Page 00:07:11
    5. Reviewing the Code Behind the Scenes 00:06:49
    6. Linking Pages Using HTML 00:07:16
    7. Troubleshooting Using Split View 00:04:31
  10. CHAPTER 10: TESTING & PUBLISHING A WEBSITE
    1. Title 00:00:06
    2. Checking the Site Reports 00:04:21
    3. Testing & Fixing Links 00:05:18
    4. Checking Browser Compatibility 00:03:01
    5. Publishing a Website 00:12:01
    6. Editing a Website 00:05:39
  11. CHAPTER 11: DREAMWEAVER'S INTERACTIVE FEATURES
    1. Intro 00:00:06
    2. Inserting Flash Video 00:10:02
    3. Adding Other Multimedia 00:02:54
    4. Creating a Simple Rollover 00:08:11
    5. Using the Swap Image Behavior, Part 1 00:05:36
    6. Using the Swap Image Behavior, Part 2 00:08:32
    7. Outro 00:00:12