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Adobe Dreamweaver: Creating CSS Layouts Course

8hrs (92 Lessons) 2008-09-21

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This course covers how to use Dreamweaver, the world’s leading Web page creation tool, to create web pages formatted with Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Cascading Style Sheets are widely supported in today’s modern browsers and Web designers are learning to use them in ever more powerful and creative ways. This technology enables web pages across a site to be more consistent while giving designers more control over the layout and design than straight HTML ever did. This course covers everything you will need to know to use Adobe Dreamweaver to start creating your CSS-based layouts and how to modify existing CSS pages to make them your own or to meet a set of specific design needs. If you are already a Dreamweaver user and want to learn how to use CSS to create more sophisticated page layouts and get more control over the look and consistency of your pages, then this is the resource for you. Work files are included. To begin learning, simply click on the movie links.

Hello, my name is James Gonzalez; I'll be your guide through this tutorial course covering how to use Dreamweaver, the world's leading Web Page Creation Tool, to create web pages that are formatted using Cascading Style Sheets. Cascading Style Sheets are very powerful and creative tool for web site designers and developers, giving them the chance to be completely consistent with the look and feel of their web pages. We'll also providing more control over the layout and design, more control then straight HTML ever gave them. Invented in 1997 Cascading Style Sheets, commonly abbreviated as CSS are widely used among browsers and many web developers are beginning to use them in ever more powerful and creative ways. Many tags that used be the only way to define the look and feel of a page have been completely replaced by CSS such as the Font Tag. This course will cover everything you'll need to know to use Adobe Dreamweaver to start creating your CSS based layouts and also how to modify existing CSS pages to make them your own or to meet a set of specific design needs. If you're already a Dreamweaver user and want to create more sophisticated pages and get more control over the look and consistency of your web pages then this the resource designed specifically for you. The course itself is composed of movies between 3 and 7 minutes in length, organized with other movies and sections of related techniques or topics, starting with this section providing an overview of this tutorial. Before we begin I need to orientate you on how these videos work. I'm currently using Screen Capturing Software to record my voice and computer screen. The movie images and video images you'll see running on my screen are being captured by this Screen Recording Program. I'll be recording my screen while demonstrating all the important features of using Dreamweaver to create CSS based web pages. Each of the files you see here in the work folder was chosen or created to demonstrate and instruct on a specific Dreamweaver or CSS skill or technique. So I've included them in the tutorial to give you more help in mastering all the information that I cover in the tutorial. Access these files in the Work Files folder, their named in accordance with the title and topic of the movie they were used in. For example to have a look at the file that was used in the movie entitled Absolute Positioning, open the Position_Absolute.htm file here in the Work Files folder and there it is right here. I hope you'll find these working files very helpful in your efforts to learn the content that I cover here. In many cases you'll want to use these working files and work right along with my demonstrations in a particular movie. Let me now move onto the next movie and provide a summary of exactly what I'll be covering in this tutorial.  

  • Course: Adobe Dreamweaver: Creating CSS Layouts
  • Author: James Gonzalez
  • SKU: 33914
  • ISBN: 1-934743-99-2
  • Work Files: Yes
  • Captions: No
  • Subject: Internet & Web Design
  • The first 3 chapters of courses are available to play for FREE (first chapter only for QuickStart! and MasterClass! courses). Just click on the movie link to play a lesson.
Course outline
Introduction
Course Overview (03:10)

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What is CSS? (07:16)

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Why Use CSS? (04:51)

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Core Concepts of CSS

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Style Syntax (06:06)

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Selector Basics
About Selectors (03:00)

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Class Selector (04:28)

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ID Selector (02:11)

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Inheritance (05:27)

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CSS Building Blocks

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Margin (06:05)

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Blockqoutes (04:32)

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Types of Web Page Layouts

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Putting it all Together: Sample Projects

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