Category Archives: CSS

IE 10 fails to display styles locally

I’ve just spent the last couple of hours battling with Internet Explorer 10 failing to render styles when viewing a web page on my local computer. The problem was with a static HTML page loaded directly from the local file … Continue reading

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Video review of Dreamweaver CC August update

I’ve been testing the Dreamweaver CC August 2013 update, and have posted a 10-minute video review on YouTube. The new features in this update include: Live Highlight: this acts as a sort of reverse inspect in Live view, highlighting all … Continue reading

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Get up to speed with Dreamweaver CSS Designer at Adobe MAX

Big changes are coming to the way CSS is handled in the next version of Dreamweaver. Normally, authors and beta testers are sworn to secrecy until the new version of a program is released, but Dreamweaver’s product manager Alejandro Gutierrez … Continue reading

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Fireworks CSS Properties panel gets gradient wrong

Adobe Fireworks CS6 has a very useful CSS Properties panel that automatically generates the CSS from a selected object. It even lets you choose which browsers you want to target with CSS3 properties that might still need browser-specific prefixes. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Source code for Beginning CSS3

Many apologies to anyone who’s been looking in vain for the source code for Beginning CSS3. The files were supplied to Apress several weeks before the book was published, but apparently there was some internal problem that prevented them being … 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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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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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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Book Review: The Book of CSS3 by Peter Gasston

Several months ago, I attended a fascinating talk on CSS3 by Peter Gasston at London Web. As one of the first people to ask a question during the Q&A session at the end of Peter’s talk, I received a free … Continue reading

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