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What's New in Dreamweaver 8? - After years of using Dreamweaver, Matthew David is excited by the latest version's new features for designers and developers. He covers his new favorites in this article.
Dreamweaver 8 Review - Solid Web-authoring program features greater stability, faster performance, and new design tools. If Adobe’s purchase of Macromedia proceeds as planned, Dreamweaver 8 is the last version of the program to be produced under the Macromedia banner. It is also the best version to date, providing a streamlined workflow, new tools, more stability, and faster performance.
Getting Started with Dreamweaver 8 - If you're new to Dreamweaver, I have just the answer you are looking for to get up to speed fast. I have created a series of interactive Macromedia Captivate simulations that will help you get started with Macromedia Dreamweaver 8. These simulate the Dreamweaver web development environment and require you to participate as if you were actually in Dreamweaver. These simulations cover the same material as the getting started tutorials in the Dreamweaver Help (Help > Getting Started with Dreamweaver). Once you have completed the simulations, I recommend that you go through the written tutorials that are linked at the bottom of this article.
Macromedia Dreamweaver Articles: First Look: Dreamweaver 8 offers refinements, forward-looking tools - Here’s what you can expect when you take the updated Web-design application, Dreamweaver 8, for a spin.
Macromedia Dreamweaver Articles: Review: Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 : Significant revision of the industry standard for modern Web design and development. The new elements in Dreamweaver 8 are focused on the changes in content and format. For example, there is the new unified CSS Panel, CSS Layout Visualization, and new XML tools that facilitate embedding and applying styles to linked RSS content.
Macromedia Dreamweaver Articles: Dreamweaver 8 - Unlock the power of open, standards-based development for the web community. Since the 2002 release of Dreamweaver MX and Dreamweaver MX 2004 the following year, web professionals have had an embarrassment of riches in expressive features, efficient workflows, and an easy method of managing web content. The MX generation of Dreamweaver gave web professionals all the leanness and precision of a code editor along with the elegance and visual chops of WYSIWYG. The 3.2 million users attest to its success.
Dreamweaver 8 Basics - This article is based on content from Exploring Studio 8, which gives an overview of Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Contribute, and FlashPaper; introduces conceptual information about web application development; and shows you how to build a simple but functional website through a series of tutorials. This book is available for download on the Studio 8 Documentation site. These online Article are provided as a convenience so you can get started learning about Studio 8 right away.
Dreamweaver 8 Does Standards! - If you're reading this article, you probably already have an interest in the subject of "Web standards," and are curious about the application of standards in a site that's built with Dreamweaver.
Dreamweaver 8: a first look Preview - The new Dreamweaver better displays CSS elements and lets you drag and drop XML feeds.
Dreamweaver 8 New Features and Benefits - Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 is the professional choice for building websites and applications. It provides a powerful combination of visual layout tools, application development features, and code editing support, enabling developers and designers at every skill level to create visually appealing, standards-based sites and applications quickly. From leading support for CSS-based design to hand-coding features, Dreamweaver provides the tools professionals need in an integrated, streamlined environment. Developers can use Dreamweaver with the server technology of their choice to build powerful Internet applications that connect users to databases, live data feeds, and legacy systems.
Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 New Features & Benefits - From leading support for CSS-based design to hand-coding features, Dreamweaver provides the tools professionals need in an integrated, streamlined environment. Developers can use Dreamweaver with the server technology of their choice to build powerful Internet applications that connect users to databases, live data feeds, and legacy systems.
Dreamweaver 8 Emerging Issues - This TechNote will list issues with Dreamweaver 8.
Macromedia Dreamweaver Reviews - Dreamweaver 8 : pros Introduces tabbed windows for the Mac version, plus ime-saving background FTP. Extensive new CSS support, coding improvements, zoom tool, and specific device style-sheet support. cons: Code collapse and Zoom are Windows-only. System-resource heavy. Dreamweaver behaviours haven’t been touched.
Dealing with duplicate site definitions when upgrading to Dreamweaver 8
Some users have experienced site duplication in Macromedia Dreamweaver MX and MX 2004. When installing the Dreamweaver 8 upgrade, these duplicate site definitions will migrate into Dreamweaver 8.
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