Defining a data source for use in Spry


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Defining a data source for use in Spry

The first step in any project using Spry will be to define a data source. So in this exercise that's what we are going to take care of. We are working from the Chapter 5 Directory. So if you are working with the Exercise Files, open current.htm; you can see I have that open. There are several different ways to define a data source, but the easiest way is to actually use the Spry toolbar in the Insert Objects toolbar. You can find that at the very top of your Insert panel, and it's one of the things that they have added in CS3. So we have Common, Layout, Forms, Data, and Spry.

The Spry toolbar contains a lot of different Spry elements, and they are segmented by separators, and on the left hand side, we have different ways of either defining or displaying data on the page. In the middle, we have our Validation Objects, where we can use Spry to help validate Form Objects. On the far right hand side, we have a series of Spry Widgets, and those are going to give you pullout menus and...

Defining a data source for use in Spry
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Defining a data source for use in Spry provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by James Williamson as part of the Dreamweaver CS3 Beyond the Basics

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