Category Archives: CSS

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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My Next Book: Dreamweaver CS5.5 for Mobile

I’ve been burning the midnight oil since the beginning of this year, working on my next book—Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 for Mobile with jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3: Studio Techniques. The book is now complete, and is scheduled to go live on … Continue reading

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Dreamweaver CS5.5—More Than a Point Release

Finally, I can reveal details of the version of Dreamweaver that I’ve been experimenting with for the past few months. Officially, it’s called Dreamweaver CS5.5, which makes it sound as though it has a couple of extra features, but not … Continue reading

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New extension to convert colours to RGBA

CSS3 offers a new way to define colours: RGBA. This extends the RGB (red, green, blue) colour model to include alpha transparency. Unfortunately, RGBA does not accept hexadecimal values for colours. So, I have created a free Dreamweaver extension that … Continue reading

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Dreamweaver CS5 is good news for PHP devs

So, Adobe has finally released details of Creative Suite 5, and you’ll be able to get your hands on it at the end of this month. As the author of a forthcoming book on Dreamweaver (Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 with PHP: … Continue reading

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Getting StartED with CSS now available

My latest book, Getting StartED with CSS, has been published, and is already in stock at Amazon.com. “Who needs yet another book on CSS?” you may ask. The reason I wrote it is because I felt the process of learning … Continue reading

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Customizing a Spry Menu Bar

About a year ago, Adobe asked me if I would become a moderator for Dreamweaver Community Help. The idea was to encourage people to use the Dreamweaver online Help files more frequently on the assumption that people would be more … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Getting StartED with CSS

The chapters are written, the screenshots taken, and the copy editing has begun. . . My new book, Getting StartED with CSS, is bang on schedule to hit the bookstores in November. The book is aimed principally at beginners, but … Continue reading

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