Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 with PHP: Training from the Source

Book coverChanges to Live View, together with massive improvements in PHP code hinting have turned Dreamweaver CS5 into a program that gives designers and PHP programmers plenty to smile about. Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 with PHP: Training from the Source concentrates on the PHP side of the program, with heavy emphasis on the new features, such as the ability to work directly in the Document window with Drupal, Joomla!, and WordPress, and Site-Specific Code Hints. Dreamweaver CS5 is capable of generating code hints on the fly for custom functions and classes, as well as third-party code libraries, such as the Zend Framework. With the help of this book, you'll be able to move beyond Dreamweaver's built-in server behaviors to add practical functionlity to your website, such as sending email in plain text and HTML, uploading files, and adding attachments to email, as well as building a simple content management system.

There are no changes to the PHP features in Dreamweaver CS5.5. This book remains valid for both CS5 and CS5.5.

The book assumes no prior knowledge of PHP, but it moves at a fast pace, so it should appeal equally to readers with previous experience. Here's what you can expect: