An Insider’s Guide to
Designing and Constructing Striking Websites
increasingly provide more sophisticated user experiences,” observes David Sawyer
McFarland, author of the new book, Dreamweaver CS3: The Missing Manual
(O’Reilly). “With their greater responsiveness and more sophisticated user
interfaces, these websites feel more like desktop applications.”
McFarland’s latest publication updates his previous bestselling O’Reilly titles
about Dreamweaver. With the recent release of Adobe’s powerful web design
program–Dreamweaver CS3–developers can do more than ever, notes McFarland.
Best of all, the upgraded program comes packed with exciting new design tools.
sophisticated interface elements like drop-down navigation menus, tabbed panels,
and interactive data tables. My new book provides in-depth coverage on how to
add Spry to a website, and equally as important, how to customize the Spry page
elements to match the look and feel of an existing site’s design,” adds
Loaded with step-by-step instructions and lucid, easy-to-grasp explanations,
McFarland’s guided tour of Dreamweaver CS3 covers:
* Getting started–from building your first site to putting it on the Web.
* Gaining pinpoint control over design and layout with powerful CSS tools.
* Building database-driven Web sites without having to hire a team of geeks.
This one-stop Dreamweaver CS3 resource aims to boost the skills and knowledge of
designers at every level, from novices to power users. McFarland’s book delivers
tips and tricks from a veteran designer along with expert guidance on what looks
good–and what looks dated–to spruce up existing websites or create dazzling