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New Perspectives on Adobe® Dreamweaver® CS6, Comprehensive 1st Edition

Kelly Hart, Mitch Geller

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2011, 2010, 2009
  • 607 Pages

Overview

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON ADOBE DREAMWEAVER CS6, COMPREHENSIVE offers a critical-thinking approach to teaching Web design. This text explains and reinforces design software concepts and skills through the New Perspectives' signature case-based, problem-solving pedagogy. Students will transcend point-and-click skills to take full advantage of the software's utility.

Kelly Hart,

Kelly Hart is a multimedia artist specializing in sophisticated conceptual and aesthetic design for user interfaces and public display as well as film, video, 2-D animation, and multimedia design. Kelly's background includes project management for a diverse range of large-scale media and multimedia projects. In addition to writing, teaching and running a full service multimedia design firm, she continues to produce and distribute her independent video art and has been shown in many prestigious national venues including KERA/PBS "Frame of Mind", Syracuse University, Dallas Video Festival, Mackinney Arts Center, Axlegrease "Squeaky Wheel", Philadelphia DUTV 54, Manhattan (35) "Bijou Matinee", MacWorld and Siggraph.

Mitch Geller,

Combining backgrounds in Art, Psychology and Media Technologies with 12 years as a University Professor, Mitch Geller divides his time between running Nu-Design, a full-service Multimedia/Web Design firm, working in digital imaging and video, and teaching the occasional seminar. His expertise includes advanced programming and artistic design for database, Web, CD-ROM and intranet based applications. He is a board member at DCCC Richland, has been on the faculty at MacWorld, featured in Siggraph, co-authored the bestselling New Perspectives on Dreamweaver series of books and has written a chapter for Virtual Publics (Yale University Press). His work has been shown internationally including: Video Witnesses; Festival of New Journalism, The Humboldt Film, INFERMENTAL7(200 City International Tour) International Festival of Progressive Film and Video, USA Film Festival, the Marin County Film and Video Exhibition, the United States Film and Video Festival, the Chicago International Film Festival, the 26th, and the 26th Festival Der Nationen. In his spare time he enjoys sleeping.
  • Updated to reflect current industry standards and latest features of HTML5/CSS3.
  • New sections on creating mobile sites and apps using jQuery Mobile and PhoneGap.
  • New sections on creating device sensing, auto display adjusting sites using Fluid Grid layout, and media queries.
  • Business case scenarios keep students engaged throughout the tutorials, providing a real-world context in which they can apply the concepts and skills presented.
  • Visual Overview - a two-page spread at the start of each session - gives a preview of the topics and terms covered in the session and can be used as a study guide before quizzes and tests.
  • ProSkills Boxes tie Dreamweaver CS6 concepts and skills to career relevancy by providing guidance for using the software in professional situations.
  • ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of today's necessary professional skills, such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving and decision making.
  • Key Steps highlight important steps to help students pay close attention to completing the step correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.
T1: Getting Started with Adobe Dreamweaver CS6.
T2: Planning and Designing a Successful Web Site.
T3: Adding and Formatting Text.
T4: Using CSS for Page Layout.
T5: Working with Graphics and Tables.
T6: Creating Reusable Assets and Forms.
T7: Adding Behaviors and Rich Media .
T8: Creating Spry Elements and Alternate Style Sheets.
T9: Adding Database Functionality.
Additional Cases.
Appendix A.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781285379456
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