Dreamweaver is used by 1.7 million developers and is the world's most popular web development tool. With this book you'll learn how to use the latest version – Dreamweaver MX – to create professional websites that you'll be proud to publish.
Our fast-paced tutorials walk you through building three complete websites: a personal site to share your interests over the Web, a dynamic sports site that remembers your visitors' personal settings, and an easily configurable online catalog built from reusable components. Along the way, you'll learn all the skills that you need to work confidently with Dreamweaver MX.
Who is this book for?
If you've never built a website before, we'll show you how to build powerful and professional sites that impress. If you're an experienced web developer, we'll show you how to migrate your existing skills to Dreamweaver MX.
Learn how to:
- Let visitors interact with your site and leave you feedback by using forms
- Create personalized, up-to-the-minute content for each visitor with ASP (Active Server Pages) programming
- Apply authentication and authorization techniques to protect private information from unauthorized users
- Dynamically update and extract content stored in databases
We will then go even further and introduce you to a cutting-edge approach to site development, reusing a component called the building block, which enables fast website development. You'll also learn about Dreamweaver MX's built-in support for the ASP.NET, JavaServer Pages™, PHP, and ColdFusion® MX programming languages.