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Dreamweaver CS5.5: The Missing Manual--New from O'Reilly Media

June 22, 2011

Dreamweaver CS5.5: The Missing Manual

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Sebastopol, CA—Dreamweaver is the tool most widely used for designing and managing professional-looking websites. But it's tricky to learn on your own. That's where David Sawyer McFarland's Dreamweaver CS5.5: The Missing Manual (O'Reilly Media, $49.99) comes in. You'll find the most complete overview of the program's latest update, plus all the necessary instruction to start designing for smartphones, tablets, and computers right away.

"In this edition, a new chapter dedicated solely to building websites for mobile devices like smartphones and tablets will help readers tap into exciting new features in Dreamweaver," explains McFarland, who has written every Dreamweaver Missing Manual. "Readers will learn how to take a site designed for the large screen of a desktop computer and make it more readable, accessible and easier to use for visitors using a phone or tablet.

The important stuff you need to know.

  • Get A to Z guidance. Go from building simple web pages to creating database-driven sites.
  • Build skills as you learn. Apply your knowledge through tutorials and downloadable practice files.
  • Create a state-of-the-art website. Build visually rich, fast-loading pages with easy-to-use tools.
  • Add instant interactivity. Use pre-packaged JavaScript programs to add drop-down menus and other features.
  • Tap into databases. Build pages that dynamically sort and display stored information.
  • Go mobile. Create and preview websites for smartphones and tablets.
  • Discover hidden tips & tricks. Get undocumented workarounds and shortcuts.

For a review copy or more information please email peyton@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

About the Author

David Sawyer McFarland is a Dreamweaver pro. He's developed sites using the program since 1998, and has written every Dreamweaver Missing Manual. He's the president of Sawyer McFarland Media, Inc., a web development and training company.

View David Sawyer McFarland's full profile page.

Additional Resources
For more information about the book, including table of contents, author bios, and cover graphic, see: http://oreilly.com/catalog/0636920017240

Dreamweaver CS5.5: The Missing Manual Dreamweaver CS5.5: The Missing Manual
Publisher: O'Reilly Media
By David Sawyer McFarland
Print ISBN: 9781449397975   Ebook ISBN: 9781449398880  
Pages: 1216
Print Price: $49.99   Ebook Price: $39.99  

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