hosts a series of tutorials
excerpted from two
Dreamweaver and Fireworks
books which will get you started using Dreamweaer and Fireworks.. These
include 2 tutorials on integrating Dreamweaver and
#1 Planning your first web site
the fundamental questions that everyone must consider when developing
their first web site. Includes a handy planning guide for focusing on
how your site should be structured to reach your intended audience.
This is the essential first step that everyone should use before they
begin building any web site.
#2 Creating a site structure
tutorial, excerpted from Module 2, explores how an initial site plan is
translated into a rock-solid site structure using Dreamweaver’s Site
window. Important tips about the steps you’ll need to use before
you ever build your first web page are covered in this
#3 The Printed Word—Working with Text
From Module 5, this tutorial leads you through the process of
and formatting text in an HTML document. Considerations you need to
keep in mind when working with text, why HTML limits the types of fonts
you can use, and how text can be formatted for an improved viewer
experience are just a few of the topics covered in this informative
#4 Designing with Dreamweaver Templates
Excerpted from Module 9, this quick tutorial steps you
process of designing a template and defining editable
regions—allowing you to create a consistent look for your
site that can be repeated over and over again.
#5 Applying a Simple Swap Image Behavior
want to pull off one of those neat little tricks that allow a link to
display an image in another part of a page? It’ s easy with Dreamweaver
behaviors as this quick tutorial will show.
#1 Creating a new Fireworks document
this introductory tutorial to the Fireworks interface you’ll learn how
to create a new document, set canvas size and color, and open existing
documents. A quick overview of many of the fundamentals you’ll need to
know to begin working with Fireworks.
#2 Using bitmap selection tools
#3 Beginner’s Guide to Fireworks Animations
In addition to the many ways that Fireworks can be used for
optimizing graphics for the web, it is also the premier tool for
creating animated GIFs. Learn the basics of how animations are created
using frame-by-frame techniques as well as some of the ways that
creating animations can be automated.
#4 Creating a Transparency Mask
of the most requested techniques at the Fireworks newsgroup. Masking
allows you to to create an effect that fades an image from opaque to
transparent. Easy and fun!
# 5 Disjoint Rollovers
tools provided by Fireworks you can create some fabulous effects
through the magic of disjoint rollovers. Learn how to create an effect
where rolling over one object on the page causes another object to
Dreamweaver and Fireworks
Guide to Pop-Up Menus
menus are all the rage, and a great new feature found in Fireworks 4.
But if they’re so wonderful, why do so many people have problems with
them? Learn the essential steps you need to take to insure that your
pop-ups work every time—from properly structuring your site
to creating, exporting, and employing these great site navigation
table backgrounds are a great way to add visual interest to a web page,
but how to create the background so that it tiles seamlessly? This
tutorial leads you through the process of creating seamless backgrounds
for a horizontal graphic in Fireworks and demostrates how the
background can be employed in Dreamweaver.
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