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Creative Suite for Web Design

Description

Website design can be confusing to get started with. But with our Adobe Certified Instructor led class we will show you how Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Flash (or Edge) can make it simple. Two of the most important software programs when building websites are Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Flash (or Edge) . Learn the basics of Dreamweaver and Flash (or Edge) and in just 5 days you’ll be creating your very own attractive and workable websites.

Prerequisites

This course is for novice Adobe Flash (or Edge) and Adobe Dreamweaver users. People who want to learn how to build websites using Flash (or Edge) and Dreamweaver.

Assumed Knowledge

To gain the most from this class, students should be familiar with the web and its terminology. You should have a basic working knowledge of either the Windows or Mac interface as well as exposure to either Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint. You should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files.

Skills

  • Adobe Dreamweaver Interface Basics,
  • Creating a website,
  • Controlling document structure,
  • Intro to Cascading Style Sheets,
  • Adding Graphics,
  • Building Successful Site Navigation,
  • Designing Pages with CSS,
  • Fireworks -Dreamweaver integration,
  • Creating Templates and Site Maintenance,
  • Create an Adobe Flash (or Edge) Document,
  • Set up a Adobe Flash (or Edge) document,
  • Import and create graphics,
  • Use Adobe Flash (or Edge) drawing tools,
  • Create and use symbols,
  • Produce Motion and Shape animations,
  • Import Sound and Video,
  • Use Scipt Assist and Behaviors to add simple interactivity
  • Publish an Adobe Flash (or Edge) Document in one of several formats.

  • Course content

    Introducing the Course

    • Understanding the course format
    • Reviewing the course objectives and prerequisites
    • Looking at the course outline
    • Adobe Flash New Features*
    • New user interface
    • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator integration
    • New drawing tools
    • Actionscript 3.0
    • Actionscript 3.0 Animation
    • Actionscript 3.0 Debugger
    • Flash Video Technology
    • UI componenets
    • Adobe Device Central

    Creating and Importing Graphic Assets

    • Working with different graphic formats
    • Importing bitmap graphics
    • Importing vector graphics
    • Working with layers and layer folders
    • Using the drawing tools
    • Using object and merge drawing
    • Working with the Color panels
    • Creating and using Graphic symbols
    • Using the Library panel

    Using Text Effectively

    • Using the Text tool
    • Adding and formatting static text
    • Changing font rendering methods
    • Adding input text fields
    • Embedding fonts in input text fields
    • Using font best practices

    Creating Animations

    • Working with the Timeline
    • Using Keyframes blank
    • Keyframes and frames
    • Creating motion tweens
    • Creating shape tweens
    • Creating transition effects
    • Using animation best practices

    Adding Actionscript with Script Assist and Behaviours

    • Using Script Assist
    • Adding actions to a frame
    • Creating and using Button symbols
    • Adding behaviours to a button
    • Loading external SWFs

    Using Moving Clips

    • Creating and using Movie Clip symbols
    • Organizing a Movie Clip Timeline
    • Using actions to control a Timeline
    • Using frame labels
    • Responding to user interactions

    Adding Sound and Video

    • Importing sound
    • Changing sound properties
    • Adding sound to a Timeline
    • Embedding video in a Timeline
    • Using the FLV Playback component

    Publishing Flash Documents

    • Using different publishing formats
    • Using publishing profiles
    • Adding Flash Player detection
    • Publishing for deployment

    Dreamweaver New Features

    • CSS Layouts
    • CSS Management
    • CSS Advisor
    • Browser Compatibility
    • Spry Data
    • Spry Widgets
    • Spry Effects
    • Photoshop Integration
    • Adobe Device Central
    • Adobe Bridge

    Getting Started

    • Introducing Dreamweaver
    • Learning the interface
    • Defining a local site
    • Creating a website

    Adding Content to a Site

    • Adding content
    • Controlling document structure
    • Making lists
    • Adding horizontal rules
    • Adding special characters

    Formatting with Cascading Style Sheets

    • Formatting text
    • Introducing cascading style sheets
    • Creating styles
    • Exporting CSS rule definitions
    • Creating class styles
    • Attaching external style sheets
    • Creating advanced styles
    • Creating a new external style sheet
    • Displaying styles
    • Understanding cascading order and inheritance of styles

    Working with Graphics

    • Using graphics on web pages
    • Placing graphics on the page
    • Modifying image properties
    • Editing images
    • Doing roundtrip editing with Fireworks /Photoshop
    • Customizing the Insert bar
    • Adding Flash content
    • Adding Flash Video

    Navigating Your Site

    • Understanding site navigation
    • Linking to files in your site
    • Linking to sites
    • Linking to named anchors
    • Adding e-mail links
    • Linking from images
    • Creating a jump menu

    Designing Page Layouts with CSS

    • Understanding page layout
    • Using layers for layout
    • Adding CSS to layers
    • Using absolute and relative positioning
    • Designing with DIVs
    • Designing navigation links with CSS
    • Importing tabular data
    • Using table layout view

    Using Libraries and Templates

    • Using site library items
    • Creating site templates
    • Defining editable regions
    • Using templates
    • Applying a template to an existing page
    • Modifying templates

    Creating Forms

    • Understanding forms
    • Processing a form
    • Setting focus in a form
    • Validating a form

    Testing

    • Maintenance
    • and Uploading
    • Testing your site
    • Maintaining your files and folders
    • Connecting to a remote site
    • Synchronising files

Duration: 5 days
Level: Fast Track - Introduction
Price: £997.00

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