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Getting Started with Muse

Getting Started with Muse

with Jim Babbage

Video: Welcome

Hello there, I'm Jim Babbage, writer, teacher, photographer, and web designer. And in this course we're going to be looking at the basics of working with Adobe Muse. Now Muse is Adobe's new answer to building visually attractive interactive websites, and it's perfect for those who prefer to design their sites in a visual environment. Without working at the code level. This introductory course covers the basics of working with Muse, from dowloading and installing the product, to easily creating an appealing site. After exploring the Muse interface, we'll jump right into creating a project. First, we'll plan the site by exploring wire framing, and master and child pages. Then we'll design a master page, adding background images and a navigation bar. And after that, we'll start adding content to our site. Exploring the text box and paragraph styles, and then learning how to add graphics, wrap text around them, and finally adding effects to our images. And because Muse works so well with other Adobe products, we'll explore how to use Fireworks and Photoshop images in our project.
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  1. 1m 10s
    1. Welcome
      1m 10s
  2. 8m 46s
    1. What is Muse?
      3m 12s
    2. The Adobe Creative Cloud
      2m 29s
    3. Installing Muse
      3m 5s
  3. 36m 26s
    1. Interface overview
      6m 36s
    2. The Welcome screen
      3m 0s
    3. The Plan screen
      8m 18s
    4. The Design screen
      3m 42s
    5. The Preview screen
      3m 45s
    6. The Publish screen
      4m 11s
    7. The Manage screen
      6m 54s
  4. 49m 33s
    1. The toolbar
      6m 46s
    2. Using the Control panel
      9m 53s
    3. Advanced features of the Control panel
      9m 13s
    4. The Paragraph Styles, Text, Swatches, Fill, Asset, and Align panels
      7m 30s
    5. The Character, Transform, and Graphic Styles panels
      1m 36s
    6. The Widgets Library, and the Spacing, States, and Wrap panels
      4m 29s
    7. Using the Design screen
      10m 6s
  5. 55m 18s
    1. The importance of wireframing
      2m 12s
    2. Reviewing the finished wireframe
      7m 38s
    3. Setting site properties
      6m 55s
    4. Setting page properties
      1m 46s
    5. Using a master page in a wireframe
      11m 54s
    6. Adding new pages to a wireframe
      10m 26s
    7. Adding a Menu widget
      9m 34s
    8. Configuring the Menu widget
      4m 53s
  6. 22m 27s
    1. Adding background images
      6m 4s
    2. Customizing the main navigation bar
      4m 47s
    3. Adding icon image elements to a navigation bar
      4m 26s
    4. Customizing the footer section
      1m 53s
    5. Adding and customizing the footer navigation bar
      5m 17s
  7. 37m 42s
    1. Adding text
      6m 47s
    2. Editing text
      4m 48s
    3. Creating paragraph styles
      5m 9s
    4. Adding graphics
      7m 2s
    5. Wrapping text
      4m 13s
    6. Adding effects
      6m 1s
    7. Adding hyperlinks
      3m 42s
  8. 22m 57s
    1. Placing Photoshop files
      2m 51s
    2. Editing Photoshop files
      2m 29s
    3. Placing Fireworks files
      1m 18s
    4. Editing Fireworks files
      3m 18s
    5. Optimizing graphics
      11m 47s
    6. Using Photoshop or Fireworks for high-fidelity prototyping
      1m 14s
  9. 33m 46s
    1. Previewing a web project
      3m 7s
    2. Publishing a web project
      3m 21s
    3. Updating a published site
      2m 39s
    4. Managing a published project
      7m 16s
    5. Exporting as HTML
      6m 18s
    6. Using FTP with Muse
      3m 10s
    7. Creating a simple contact form
      7m 55s

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Getting Started with Muse
4h 28m Beginner Jan 07, 2013

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Adobe Muse is a web authoring tool designed for non–web designers. It lets you create rich, high-fidelity website layouts without having to delve into HTML and CSS code—perfect for visual designers who are not yet ready to dig deep into web page markup. In this course educator Jim Babbage introduces all the major features of Muse, as illustrated through the process of building a simple website. Along the way, learn about some best practices for website planning and see how Muse integrates with other Adobe products such as Fireworks and Photoshop.

Topics include:
  • What is Muse?
  • The Muse interface
  • The Design screen
  • Planning a website
  • Designing the master page
  • Working with content
  • Integrating with Photoshop and Fireworks
  • Publishing your web project
Subjects:
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Software:
Muse
Author:
Jim Babbage

Welcome

Hello there, I'm Jim Babbage, writer, teacher, photographer, and web designer. And in this course we're going to be looking at the basics of working with Adobe Muse. Now Muse is Adobe's new answer to building visually attractive interactive websites, and it's perfect for those who prefer to design their sites in a visual environment. Without working at the code level. This introductory course covers the basics of working with Muse, from dowloading and installing the product, to easily creating an appealing site. After exploring the Muse interface, we'll jump right into creating a project. First, we'll plan the site by exploring wire framing, and master and child pages. Then we'll design a master page, adding background images and a navigation bar. And after that, we'll start adding content to our site. Exploring the text box and paragraph styles, and then learning how to add graphics, wrap text around them, and finally adding effects to our images. And because Muse works so well with other Adobe products, we'll explore how to use Fireworks and Photoshop images in our project.

And also how to publish the complete site using Business Catalyst. So grab a comfy chair, sit back and let's start designing a website with Adobe Muse.

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