Higher Education

Adobe® Dreamweaver® CS4: Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques, 1st Edition

  • Gary B. Shelly
  • Dolores J. Wells Hillsborough Community College
  • ISBN-10: 0324788312  |  ISBN-13: 9780324788310
  • 760 Pages
  • © 2010 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $137.25
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ADOBE DREAMWEAVER CS4: COMPREHENSIVE CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES follows the Shelly Cashman Series' proven step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach to teaching the Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 software. The pedagogy of this text has been enhanced to reflect the learning styles of today's students. Readers will easily follow along with the chapters in the text to gain valuable and comprehensive software skills to build their own exciting and dynamic Web sites and develop Internet applications.

Features and Benefits

  • Updated for the Dreamweaver CS4 software, including coverage of the popular feature for creating a Web Photo Album in the Dreamweaver CS4 environment.
  • Teaches students to build a Web site as a continuing case project throughout the book that they can use as a Web portfolio.
  • Includes material for a ten- to fifteen-week course that teaches Dreamweaver CS4 as the primary component.
  • Offers project-specific cases to give students an understanding of the objectives taught in each chapter.
  • Reinforces skills and concepts with extensive end-of-chapter exercises including Extend Your Knowledge, Make It Right, and Make It Personal.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Website Development and Adobe Dreamweaver CS4.
1. Creating a Dreamweaver Web Page and Local Site.
2. Adding Web Pages, Links, and Images.
3. Tables and Page Layout.
4. Forms.
5. Templates and Style Sheets.
6. Absolute Positioning, Image Maps, and Navigation Bars.
7. Page Layout with Frames.
8. Media Objects.
9. Using Spry to Create Interactive Web Pages.
SF. Dreamweaver Web Photo Album.
A. Dreamweaver CS4 Help.
B. Dreamweaver and Accessibility.
C. Publishing to a Web Server.
D. Customizing Adobe Dreamweaver CS4.
E. Steps for the Windows XP User.


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Gary B. Shelly

Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.

Dolores J. Wells

Dr. Dolores J. Wells has taught business and computer science at Hillsborough Community College in Tampa for 29 years. She teaches a variety of distance learning courses, participates on several committees assisting with the creation of new AS degrees for Florida community colleges, and has created numerous e-packs and authored or contributed to several textbooks, including Discovering Computers. More recently, she has authored three editions of Shelly Cashman Series' Dreamweaver books. Dr. Wells also created the first WebCT e-packs for the Shelly Cashman Series.