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Advanced Adobe Dreamweaver CS6

DW-109 (2 Days)

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Dreamweaver CS6 Training Overview

Accelebrate's Advanced Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 training teaches attendees how to create more sophisticated web pages and manage their web sites. Students will master using Dreamweaver Behaviors, adding Flash objects, working with forms, and creating mobile sites using Dreamweaver CS6.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client list to see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training. These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Dreamweaver CS6 Training Objectives

  • Customize the Dreamweaver CS6 work area
  • Work with Flash animation in Dreamweaver CS6
  • Create reusable page elements and templates
  • Use the code editing features
  • Create forms
  • Use the Spry Framework to add interactivity
  • Work with dynamic data and XML
  • Create layouts optimized for mobile devices
  • Manage your website
  • Publish a site created in Dreamweaver CS6 to the web
  • Understand advanced new features unique to Dreamweaver CS6

Dreamweaver CS6 Training Outline

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Introduction
Review of Dreamweaver CS6 basics
Fine-Tuning Your Workflow
  • Customizing panels and panel groups
  • Using the Favorites tab on the Insert bar
  • Resizing the document window
  • Changing the Zoom level
  • Using guides
  • Using grids
  • The tag selector
  • Tiling documents
Adding Flash, Video, and Sound Content
  • Making web content interesting
  • Inserting Flash movies
  • Adding video
  • Flash Video
  • QuickTime video and Windows Media
  • Inserting sound
Maximizing Site Design
  • Creating modular page elements
  • Introducing snippets
  • The Snippets panel
  • Creating new snippets
  • Introducing library items
  • Modifying and updating library items
  • Introducing templates
  • Creating a new template
  • Working with editable regions
  • Creating new pages from templates
  • Modifying templates
  • Repeating regions
  • Putting repeating regions into action
  • Detach from Template command
Working with Code-editing Features
  • Working with code 296
  • Accessing code with the Quick Tag editor
  • Inserting tags with the Tag Chooser
  • Inserting and editing comments
  • Using HTML5 Code-hinting
  • Working in the Code view
  • Modifying the Code view workspace
  • The Coding toolbar
  • Collapsing and expanding tags and code blocks
  • Validating your code
  • Highlighting and correcting invalid code
  • Running a Report
  • Formatting code
  • Indenting
Building Web Forms
  • The basics of HTML forms
  • How forms work
  • Building a contact form
  • Inserting the form tag
  • Setting form properties
  • Adding form elements
  • Adding text fields
  • Adding checkboxes
  • Adding radio buttons
  • Adding radio groups
  • Adding lists and menus
  • Adding a text area
  • Adding a File Upload field
  • Creating Submit and Reset buttons
  • Styling forms with CSS
  • Attaching external styles
  • Setting a background color
  • Styling form elements
  • Form processing and validation
  • Adding form validation
  • A look at the Behaviors panel
  • Setting an event or trigger
  • Validating form fields
  • Changing a form field's behavior order
  • Verifying field contents
Adding Interactivity with the Spry Framework
  • Introducing the Spry Widgets
  • The Spry framework for AJAX
  • What is AJAX?
  • A look at the project
  • The Spry Menu bar
  • Customizing Spry Widgets with CSS
  • The Spry Tabbed panel
  • The Spry Accordion panel
  • The Spry Collapsible panel
  • Working with Spry Data Widgets
  • What is XML?
  • Creating a Spry XML data set
  • Adding a Spry Data Widget: The Spry Repeat List
  • Styling and fine-tuning data widgets
Mobile Design and Layout
  • The rise of the mobile web
  • Dreamweaver tools for mobile layout
  • Mobile website features in Dreamweaver
  • Viewing your web page with the Multiscreen feature
  • Media Queries defined
  • Creating a site-wide media query file
  • Organizing your style sheets
  • Creating a layout optimized for mobile
  • Creating styles for navigation and a single-column layout
  • The basics of Fluid Grid Layout
  • Creating your mobile layout
  • Creating a tablet layout
  • Creating a three-column fluid layout for the desktop
  • Styling elements in your fluid grid layout
Managing your Website: Reports, Optimization, and Maintenance
  • Working with the Files panel
  • Creating a remote connection
  • Viewing files on a remote web server
  • Transferring files to and from a remote server with Get and Put
  • Using Check In/Check Out and Design Notes
  • Check In and Check Out
  • Checking files in and out
  • Using Design Notes
  • Sharing Design Notes
  • Displaying Design Notes in the Files panel
  • Testing site integrity
  • Using Check Links
  • Checking links sitewide
  • Generating site reports
  • Understanding report results
  • Addressing a listed item
  • The Browser Compatibility Check
  • Optimizing pages for launch
  • Search engine visibility and Search Engine Optimization
  • Titling your documents with the <title> tag
  • Adding meta keywords and descriptions
  • Launching your site
  • Site Launch Checklist
  • Uploading your site
  • Getting help and using the reference guides
  • The Reference panel
  • Suggested next steps
  • Website design resources
Advanced Features Unique to CS6
  • Fluid Grid Layout
  • CSS transitions
  • Web fonts
  • jQuery Mobile Swatches
  • PhoneGap Build Service
  • New Features in Dreamweaver CS5.5
  • CSS3 and HTML5 authoring support
  • jQuery Mobile integration
  • Support for building native mobile apps for iOS and Android with PhoneGap
  • W3C Validation
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

40%

Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

60%

Lab

Course Number:

DW-109

Duration:

2 Days

Prerequisites:

All attendees must have taken Accelebrate's Introduction to Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 or have equivalent experience.

Training Materials:

All students will receive a copy of Wiley’s Dreamweaver CS6 Digital Classroom.

Software Requirements:

  • Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 or later (for Windows or Mac)
  • A recent version of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari web browser
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate will provide

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Accelebrate’s training classes are available for private groups of 3 or more people at your site or online anywhere worldwide.

Don't settle for a "one size fits all" public class! Have Accelebrate deliver exactly the training you want, privately at your site or online, for less than the cost of a public class.

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International:
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