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Dreamweaver 8 Beyond the Basics

with Daniel Short

Video: Welcome

Teaches how to take your Dreamweaver skills to a professional level.
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  1. 19s
    1. Welcome
  2. 59m 44s
    1. The new code toolbar
      6m 45s
    2. Code collapse
      6m 4s
    3. Commenting code
      3m 59s
    4. Quick tag selection
      2m 13s
    5. Comparing code
      5m 51s
    6. Snippets and shortcuts
      5m 27s
    7. Customizing Dreamweaver's toolbars
      8m 11s
    8. Using code hints and tag libraries
      8m 16s
    9. Using find and replace
      12m 58s
  3. 28m 34s
    1. Understanding the CSS styles panel
      8m 19s
    2. Understanding cascade and specificity
      6m 37s
    3. Working with floats
      8m 1s
    4. Slicing for CSS
      5m 37s
  4. 55m 10s
    1. CSS, lists and navigation
      3m 30s
    2. Horizontal navigation bar
      16m 24s
    3. Vertical navigation bar
      10m 6s
    4. Tabbed navigation
      12m 24s
    5. Tabbed navigation with images
      12m 46s
  5. 1h 40m
    1. Layout strategy
      5m 24s
    2. Centering the layout
      10m 32s
    3. Building the header and navigation
      11m 53s
    4. Containing the content
      8m 26s
    5. Building the footer
      8m 57s
    6. Organizing the CSS
      9m 15s
    7. Finishing the content
      15m 7s
    8. Building the sidebar
      18m 46s
    9. Adding a third column
      5m 50s
    10. Color coding site branches
      6m 40s
  6. 52m 34s
    1. Creating the base template
      13m 38s
    2. Creating nested templates
      16m 33s
    3. Using repeating regions
      7m 1s
    4. Hiding content with optional regions
      3m 25s
    5. Using template expressions
      11m 57s
  7. 16m 29s
    1. Setting up Contribute administration
      12m 0s
    2. Structuring CSS correctly
      4m 29s
  8. 32m 26s
    1. Understanding XML structure
      6m 22s
    2. Styling a local XML file
      10m 17s
    3. Styling a remote RSS file
      6m 51s
    4. Transforming XML in the browser
      2m 24s
    5. Transforming XML on the server
      6m 32s
  9. 14m 2s
    1. Using check in/check out
      5m 19s
    2. Using design notes
      5m 56s
    3. Cloaking files and directories
      2m 47s
  10. 34m 13s
    1. Using labels, fieldsets and legends
      12m 29s
    2. Styling form elements
      12m 10s
    3. Validating form values with JavaScript
      9m 34s
  11. 8m 15s
    1. Flash Video content
      1m 19s
    2. Encoding and publishing Flash Video
      6m 56s
  12. 1h 7m
    1. Data-driven tour
      1m 17s
    2. Installing ColdFusion
      10m 34s
    3. Database tour
      4m 7s
    4. Defining a dynamic site
      3m 1s
    5. Creating a data source
      5m 13s
    6. Building the admin home page
      7m 49s
    7. Building an Add New Record page
      8m 18s
    8. Building an Edit Record page
      11m 27s
    9. Building a Listings page
      9m 23s
    10. Building a Details page
      6m 23s
  13. 17s
    1. Goodbye

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Dreamweaver 8 Beyond the Basics
Video duration: 0s 7h 50m Intermediate


Covering everything from CSS and templates to XML and RSS feeds, Dreamweaver 8 Beyond the Basics will help take your Dreamweaver skills to a professional level. In this video tutorial, Daniel Short delves into the nitty-gritty of Dreamweaver 8, teaching you how to apply CSS hacks, explore the new Code toolbar, use Design Notes, design advanced navigation systems, build usable forms, set up site maps, and much more. We recommend that you complete Dreamweaver 8 Essential Training or its equivalent before viewing this tutorial. Exercise files accompany the training videos, allowing you to follow along and learn at your own pace.

Topics include:
  • Dreamweaver shortcuts and customization tips
  • Simple and advanced CSS layout and navigation
  • Advanced template design
  • Working with XML to set up an RSS Feed
  • Designing a site to integrate with Contribute
  • Search engine optimization
  • Building usable forms
  • Building dynamic data-driven websites


Hello. My name is Daniel Short, and welcome to Dreamweaver 8 Beyond the Basics. In this title, we're going to cover everything from CSS-based layouts, lists, and navigation, working with XML, advanced templates, designing for Contribute, and even a little bit of ColdFusion development. So I hope you're ready to learn, and I'll see you at the end of the video.

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