Dreamweaver CC Essential Training

Learn everything from the basics of Dreamweaver CC to applying it to build a fully interactive and engaging website.
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  • Lectures 172
  • Length 19.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 9/2015 English

Course Description

In Adobe Dreamweaver CC - Essential Training, instructor, author, and trainer Zak Ruvalcaba delves into the many powerful features of the latest version of this powerful web design application. This 19 hour course covers everything from the simplest basics of using Dreamweaver CC to applying it to develop a fully interactive and engaging website. Zak explains the new interface features, and demonstrates how to create, edit, manage, design, and publish a professional website with Dreamweaver CC and complementary applications.

What are the requirements?

  • Download and install Adobe Creative Cloud including Dreamweaver CC
  • Exercise files and support PowerPoint presentations are provided as additional resources at the beginning of each lecture.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Navigate the new Dreamweaver CC interface
  • Create web pages with basic and advanced formatting
  • Upload web pages to a web hosting provider
  • Link between web pages
  • Format web pages using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Work with advanced structuring techniques using CSS and DIV tags
  • Work with HTML5 section elements and CSS3 to structure a website
  • Create adaptive layouts for print and mobile using Media Queries
  • Design dedicated mobile web pages using jQuery Mobile
  • Automate workflows using Templates and Library Items
  • Automate tasks using Commands, the Assets panel, and Snippets
  • Use team collaborative features like Design Notes, reports, and more
  • Use Behaviors to simplfy JavaScript development tasks
  • Create engaging and interactive web pages with jQuery UI

What is the target audience?

  • This course is meant for beginning to intermediate web developers looking to expand their skills to a visual editor

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introducing Dreamweaver CC
What is Dreamweaver CC?
Preview
15:40
What is the Creative Cloud?
05:37
What are we building with Dreamweaver?
17:03
HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
11:50
Browsers to download
04:32
The Welcome Screen and The Menu Bar
15:14
The Document Window and The Tabbed File Chooser
05:31
The Document and Standard Toolbars
09:20
The Status Bar
03:53
The Property Inspector
03:27
Tabs and Tab Groups
07:43
Customizing your working environment
06:26
Setting up browsers for testing
04:33
Setting up external code editors
07:22
Defining preferences - part 1
09:05
Defining preferences - part 2
13:41
Setting up keyboard shortcuts
04:02
Section 2: Setting Up a Site
About Dreamweaver Sites
07:32
Identifying a Web Host Provider
12:41
The Vecta Corp Project
09:35
Creating a Site - Defining the Local Site Properties
08:19
Creating a Site - Defining the Remote Server Properties
16:53
Additional Settings to Consider
16:20
Managing Sites
04:46
Other Options within the Site Menu
08:32
Uploading Your Files : The Site Management Window
07:58
Section 3: Building a Web Page
Setting Up
04:07
Creating a New Page
10:50
Working with Text
07:04
Working with Word Documents
04:55
Line Breaks versus Paragraph Breaks
07:14
The Property Inspector : HTML vs. CSS
03:08
Headings and Paragraphs
05:46
Working with Font Weights
04:29
Working with Lists
07:15
Indenting & Spacing
03:15
Special Characters
03:12
Spell Checking
02:49
Validating your Web Page
03:33
Adding a Horizontal Rule
02:24
Adding a Date Stamp
02:46
Modifying Page Properties
10:04
Working with Images / Image Formats
07:59
Inserting Images
05:11
Setting Image Properties
08:18
Optimizing Images
04:40
Section 4: Cascading Style Sheets in Dreamweaver - Part 1
Introduction to CSS - Why Use CSS?
19:32
Introduction to CSS - How CSS Works
06:34
Introduction to CSS - Defining Styles
07:38
Introduction to CSS - Selector Types
09:19
Using the CSS Designer
04:42
Using the CSS-Based Property Inspector
03:32
Creating a New Style - Using the CSS Designer
07:50
Creating a New Style - The Classic Style Definition Dialog
03:32
Creating a New Style - The Page Properties Dialog
04:06
Structuring a Web Page with DIVs and CSS
04:02
Creating the Container Rule
05:05
Creating the Header Rule
04:40
Creating the Nav Rule
03:05
Creating the Content Rule
01:48
Creating the Footer Rule
04:03
Finishing Up the Design
04:42
Section 5: Cascading Style Sheets in Dreamweaver - Part 2
Creating and Applying Classes
08:23
Creating and Applying Descendant Selectors / Duplicating Classes
15:24
Creating and Applying Pseudo Class Selectors / Working with Multiple Selectors
05:59
Creating and Applying Styles using Document-Wide Style Sheets
06:58
Creating and Applying Inline Styles / Renaming Classes
02:07
Introducing HTML5 Section Elements
07:43
The New Vecta Corp Web Site : An Overview
02:15
The New Vecta Corp Web Site : Adding the HTML5 Markup
10:41
The New Vecta Corp Web Site : Attching Existing Style Sheet Files (Normalize.css
02:39
The New Vecta Corp Web Site : The New Vecta Corp Web Site : Adding the CSS Code
08:32
The New Vecta Corp Web Site : Building the Headings and Navigation Menu
10:00
The New Vecta Corp Web Site : Making the Structure Backward Compatible
05:11
Using Pre-Designed CSS Layouts
03:02
Section 6: Templates and Library Items
Working with Templates and Library Items
11:30
Library Items and the Assets Panel
06:14
Creating Library Items: The Copyright & Public Navigation Menu
05:34
Inserting Library Items
05:51
Editing and Pushing Changes out to the Site
03:30
Creating a Second Library Item: Navigation Menu for Intranet Use
05:50
Templates and the Assets Panel
02:04
Creating and Saving Templates
04:30
Setting Editable Regions
01:40
Creating a Template-Derived Web Page
04:22
Applying a Template to an Existing Page
03:14
Editing Templates and Pushing Changes to the Site
02:46
Creating an Editable Tag Attribute
06:58
Defining Optional Regions
07:26
Repeating Regions and the Repeating Table
06:33
Breaking the Inheritance - Detaching from Template
02:07
Working with Multiple Library Items within a Template
03:46
Section 7: Hyperlinks
Working with Links
06:14

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Instructor Biography

Zak Ruvalcaba, Web UI/UX Developer, Professor, Author

My name is Zak Ruvalcaba and I have been researching, designing, and developing for the Web since 1995. I specialize in web and mobile web site and application development focusing on responsive user interface design, user experience, and usable presentation. I hold a Bachelor's degree from San Diego State University and a Master of Science in Instructional Technology from National University in San Diego.

My skill set includes various technologies and tools including HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3/LESS, JavaScript, jQuery/jQuery UI/jQuery Mobile, Ajax, JSON, ASPNET, SQL/T-SQL, VBNET, C#, Web Services, PHP, MySQL, Visual Studio, Dreamweaver, and more. I am a Microsoft Certified Application Developer for .NET (MCAD) and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer for .NET (MCSD).

I have been teaching at the community college level for over 14 years at several community colleges including the San Diego Community College District, Mt. San Jacinto, and Palomar College. That experience has landed me the position of Associate Professor for the Front-End Web Developer Certificate Program at the San Diego Community College District's Continuing Education North City campus. Aside from my teaching duties I am also the full time web developer at MiraCosta College.

I have written several books on web development, including the Dreamweaver Unleashed series on Sam's Publishing, the Build Your Own ASPNET Website Using C# and VB series on SitePoint Press, Beginning Expression Web by Wrox Press, Murach's HTML5 and CSS3 by Mike Murach & Associates, Inc., and Murach's JavaScript and jQuery also by Mike Murach & Associates, Inc. I just recently finished my twelfth book titled Murach's Dreamweaver CC 2014 also by Mike Murach & Associates, Inc.

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