Dreamweaver CS3: Essentials

Dreamweaver CS3: Essentials


Total Run Time: 4.5 hrs

Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 places the tools in your hands to quickly and easily design, develop and eye catching and manageable websites. During this comprehensive introduction to Dreamweaver CS3 you will cover the basics of how to create Web pages, set links, and insert images, to more advanced techniques for creating page layouts with tables and CSS.

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Train at your own pace and by the end of this course you will be proficient at: Create your web pages, you will also learn every thing that you will need to create and publish a web site. You will get an introduction to some of the advanced features like inserting active content like Flash, video, and audio files and creating roll over buttons. You will not be a web programming Guru but you will have a solid foundation to manage and update content on your website.

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Course outline


  1. Explaining Dynamic Web Pages
  2. Differences between Static & Dynamic Sites
  3. The Advantages of Dynamic Web Sites
  4. Using Templates & Include Files
  5. Using the Application Panel
  6. Collecting & Editing Data
  7. Planning a Dynamic Site Structure
  8. Explaining Dynamic Site Publishing

  1. Setting the Stage
  2. Installing ColdFusion®
  3. Using Debugging in ColdFusion
  4. Updating ColdFusion for MySQL®
  5. Working with MySQL
  6. Restoring the Database

  1. Moving Project Files
  2. Setting Up a Site in Dreamweaver
  3. Creating a .CFM Page
  4. Creating a Database Connection
  5. Designing a .CFM Page with CSS
  6. Adjusting Columns in CSS
  7. Adding Static Images & Text
  8. Styling a Navigation Bar with CSS
  9. Creating a Footer with CSS
  10. Using ColdFusion Components
  11. Using Multiple Record Sets

  1. Adding Styles to Dynamic Content
  2. Creating Include Files
  3. Creating a .CFM Template
  4. Creating Pages from a Template
  5. Creating a Simple Query
  6. Adding Images to a Query
Chapter 5: LINKING TO DYNAMIC PAGES (44 min)

  1. Creating a Filtered Query
  2. Binding Images
  3. Setting Links to Multiple Pages
  4. Starting with Where Statements
  5. Inserting Dynamic Data Tables
  6. Using Dynamic Data Tables
  7. Styling Links in Dynamic Pages
  8. Creating Record Set Navigation

  1. Getting Started with Components
  2. Using a Where Statement
  3. Inserting Data from a CFC Query
  4. Displaying Individual Columns
  5. Adding Where Statements
  6. Binding Data to a Page
  7. Creating Links to Dynamic Pages
Chapter 7: CREATING ADMIN PAGES (40 min)

  1. Enabling Sessions
  2. Creating a Login Page
  3. Setting Up User Authentication
  4. Adding a Login Failed Message
  5. Restricting Access to Pages
  6. Adding a Logout Link
  7. Checking for User Login
  8. Adding a Link to an Edit Page
  9. Creating an Update Page
  10. Using the Update Record Form Wizard
  11. Updating Records
Chapter 8: USING THE SPRY FRAMEWORK (23 min)

  1. Using Spry for Form Validation
  2. Creating Dropdown Navigation Menus
  3. Linking a Spry Menu Bar
  4. Final Comments & Credits

Presenter Info

Janine WarnerSince 1995, Janine Warner has written more than a dozen books about technology and the Internet, including her latest Web Sites Do-It-Yourself For Dummies.

A recognized Internet expert known for making technology fun and accessible, she has been a featured guest on a variety of radio and television programs, and her articles have appeared in such diverse publications as the Miami Herald, Shape magazine, and the Point Reyes Light newspaper.

Janine is a popular speaker at conferences and events in the United States and her fluency in Spanish brings her regular invitations to Latin America and Spain. Janine has also been a part-time faculty member at the University of Southern California and at the University of Miami where she taught online journalism.

From 1998 to 2000, Janine worked full time for the Miami Herald as their Online Managing Editor and later as Director of New Media. She also served as Director of Latin American Operations for CNET Networks.

An award-winning former reporter, Janine earned a degree in Journalism and Spanish from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. To learn more, visit her Web sites at www.jcwarner.com and www.digitalfamily.com.