Category Archives: Dreamweaver

Why I’m no longer a member of the London Dreamweaver Meetup

In November last year, I wrote about my hopes for the relaunch of the London Dreamweaver Meetup Group. I originally agreed to give a talk on 26 January about creating a simple jQuery Mobile site in Dreamweaver. The plan was … Continue reading

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Dreamweaver user group for London and web standards

Last night, I attended a meeting of The London Dreamweaver Meetup Group. It was a quiet affair. Although six people had said they would attend, only three of us turned up—Nigel, the previous organizer, Reynold Chung, the new organizer, and … 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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Corrections for my books

I hate it when I find a mistake in a technical book—particularly when it’s one of mine. There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to learn a new concept and hitting a brick wall because the code doesn’t work. Mistakes creep … 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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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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Files for Kindle version of Dreamweaver CS5 with PHP

The files accompanying Dreamweaver CS5 with PHP: Training from the Source are on the CD-ROM at the back of the printed book. So, what do you do if you have bought the Kindle version and there’s no CD-ROM? Depending on … Continue reading

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Get the best out of the DW Server Behavior Builder

The Server Behavior Builder (SBB) has been part of Dreamweaver for a long time, but few people seem to realize just how useful it can be in speeding up development with PHP or other server-side languages. What makes the SBB … Continue reading

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