Category Archives: AJAX/JavaScript

Linking to specific panel or tab in jQuery UI widgets

Dreamweaver CC has replaced its Spry widgets, such as accordion and tabbed panels, with jQuery UI equivalents. This means that one of my most requested tutorials on linking to a specific panel or tab needed to be rewritten for jQuery … Continue reading

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My verdict on Dreamweaver CS6

Adobe has officially announced details of Creative Suite 6 (CS6) and the Creative Cloud. What’s particularly significant about this release is that it represents the last chance to skip one or two versions and still benefit from reduced upgrade pricing. … Continue reading

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Updater for Dreamweaver CS5.5

Adobe has released an updater for Dreamweaver CS5.5 that updates the version of jQuery Mobile to the stable 1.0 version. It also updates the jQuery Mobile starter pages. You can download it from the Dreamweaver updater page, and install it … Continue reading

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PhoneGap update for Dreamweaver CS5.5

Adobe has just released an extension for Dreamweaver CS5.5 that radically changes the way you create native apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript with the PhoneGap framework. Instead of using a local emulator for Android and iOS, it uploads your … Continue reading

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Great training resource for web designers and digital artists

I’m a great fan of learning from books—that’s why I written so many. But there are times when a book just won’t do. Seeing and hearing an expert show you how to do something often has much more impact. Several … Continue reading

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Full Frontal Conference: A day out with JavaScript

Back in May, I wrote a two-part tutorial for beginners about JavaScript and jQuery, in which I said that “along with HTML and CSS, knowledge of JavaScript is a key skill that anyone involved in building websites should acquire”. I … Continue reading

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An odd turn-up for the book

Yesterday, I received an invitation to review a new book about Dreamweaver. Nothing terribly remarkable about that. After all, I’m well known in the Dreamweaver community and I recently published a review of Peter Gasston’s excellent The Book of CSS3. … Continue reading

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My book on Dreamweaver CS5.5 is now available online

My new book, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 Studio Techniques: Designing and Developing for Mobile with jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3, is now available as Rough Cuts in the Safari Online Library and Creative Edge. In spite of being published as Rough Cuts, … Continue reading

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Taking Dreamweaver into the lions’ den

Last night, the good folks at London Web Standards allowed me to take the floor for a five-minute “lightning talk” to demonstrate some of the new features of Dreamweaver CS5.5, which had been officially announced only 14 hours earlier. It … Continue reading

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New tutorials and articles

I have just added to my site a tutorial on converting a Spry Menu Bar into a server-side include. I have also been busy adding a bunch of brief articles to the Dreamweaver Cookbook on the Adobe site. I answer … Continue reading

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