Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Using Browser Lab, part of Dreamweaver CS5 New Features.
Adobe BrowserLab is one of the many services offered by Adobe that have been…integrated with Dreamweaver CS5. Although it has been available through…Adobe Labs for some time, you may not be familiar with BrowserLab, or what it can do for you.…If you've used BrowserLab before, you're going to be really pleased with the…level of integration between Dreamweaver CS5 and BrowserLab.…So, what is BrowserLab?…BrowserLab is an online service by Adobe that allows you to preview any page you…want in multiple browsers.…It's a fantastic tool for making sure that your Web site is…cross-browser compatible.…
Obviously, you want to preview your pages in as many browsers as possible, but…very few of us have a setup that allows us to preview our pages in multiple…browsers, across multiple platforms.…That is exactly what BrowserLab allows us to do.…Let's take a closer look at BrowserLab, and how Adobe has integrated it…with Dreamweaver CS5.…So, here I have my tourDetail.htm page open, but you can really open any page…
- Comparing Dreamweaver CS4 and CS5
- Setting up a new web site using the enhanced Site Setup dialog
- Browser Lab integration
- Working with CMS frameworks
- Using the Adobe Widget Browser
- PHP and site-specific code hinting
- Navigating in Live View
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Does Dreamweaver CS5 allow users to choose HTML5 for the doctype?
If a user currently creates pages in Dreamweaver CS4 or earlier, but plans on upgrading to Dreamweaver CS5 and working in HTML5, what should the doctype be in the meantime?
A: Dreamweaver CS5 does allow users to choose HTML5 as the doctype. However, this can also be done quite easily in Dreamweaver CS3. HTML5 does not require a doctype. So the HTML5 "doctype" if used at all, is very simple:
That can be saved as a snippet and put it in whatever document the user wishes.