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Dreamweaver Fundamentals: An Introduction to Dreamweaver CC

Dreamweaver Fundamentals: An Introduction to Dreamweaver CC Course Description

Duration: 4.00 days (32 hours)

Adobe Dreamweaver CC web design software provides an intuitive visual interface for making and editing HTML websites and mobile apps. This course will provide web designers with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to build and manage professional websites.

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Apr 10, 2017 – Apr 13, 2017
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
May 15, 2017 – May 18, 2017
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
Jun 12, 2017 – Jun 15, 2017
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM ET
Jul 17, 2017 – Jul 20, 2017
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT

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Intended Audience for this Dreamweaver Fundamentals: An Introduction to Dreamweaver CC Course

  • » This course is for people new to web design and development and want to use Dreamweaver CC to build intuitive, attractive and accessible websites.

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Course Prerequisites for Dreamweaver Fundamentals: An Introduction to Dreamweaver CC

  • » Practical working knowledge of Mac OS X or Windows skills
  • » Students should have a working knowledge of HTML, CSS, or JavaScript

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Dreamweaver Fundamentals: An Introduction to Dreamweaver CC Course Objectives

  • » Customizing Your Workspace
  • » HTML Basics
  • » CSS Basics
  • » Creating a Page Layout
  • » Working with Cascading Style Sheets
  • » Working with Templates
  • » Working with Text, Lists, and Tables
  • » Working with Images
  • » Working with Navigation
  • » Adding Interactivity
  • » Working with Web Animation and Video
  • » Working with Forms
  • » Publishing to the Web
  • » Designing for Mobile Devices
  • » More information
  • » Working with Code (Optional)

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Dreamweaver Fundamentals: An Introduction to Dreamweaver CC Course Outline

      1. Customizing Your Workspace
        1. Touring the workspace
        2. Switching and splitting views
        3. Working with panels
        4. Selecting a workspace layout
        5. Adjusting toolbars
        6. Personalizing preferences
        7. Creating custom keyboard shortcuts
        8. Using the Property inspector
        9. Using the CSS Designer
        10. Explore, experiment, learn
      2. HTML Basics
        1. What is HTML?
        2. Where did HTML begin?
        3. Writing your own HTML code
        4. Frequently used HTML 4 codes
        5. Introducing HTML5
      3. CSS Basics
        1. What is CSS?
        2. HTML vs. CSS formatting
        3. HTML defaults
        4. CSS box model
        5. Multiples, classes, and IDs, oh my!
        6. Formatting text
        7. Formatting objects
        8. CSS3 overview and support
      4. Creating a Page Layout
        1. Web design basics
        2. Working with thumbnails and wireframes
        3. Defining a Dreamweaver site
        4. Using the Welcome screen
        5. Previewing your completed file
        6. Modifying an existing CSS layout
        7. Adding a background image to the header
        8. Inserting new components
        9. Inserting a navigation component
        10. Changing element alignment
        11. Modifying the page width and background color
        12. Modifying existing content and formatting
        13. Inserting an image placeholder
        14. Inserting placeholder text
        15. Modifying the footer
        16. Validating webpages
      5. Working with Cascading Style Sheets
        1. Previewing the completed file
        2. Working with the CSS Designer
        3. Working with type
        4. Working with background graphics
        5. Working with classes, IDs, and descendant selectors
        6. Creating an interactive menu
        7. Creating faux columns
        8. Moving rules to an external style sheet
        9. Creating style sheets for other media
      6. Working with Templates
        1. Previewing completed files
        2. Creating a template from an existing layout
        3. Inserting editable regions
        4. Producing child pages
        5. Updating a template
        6. Using library items
        7. Using server-side includes
      7. Working with Text, Lists, and Tables
        1. Previewing the completed file
        2. Creating and styling text
        3. Creating and styling tables
        4. Spell checking webpages
        5. Finding and replacing text
      8. Working with Images
        1. Reviewing web image basics
        2. Previewing the completed file
        3. Inserting an image
        4. Adjusting image positions with CSS classes
        5. Working with the Insert panel
        6. Using Adobe Bridge to insert images
        7. Inserting non-web file types
        8. Working with Photoshop Smart Objects
        9. Copying and pasting images from Photoshop and Fireworks
        10. Inserting images by drag and drop
        11. Optimizing images with the Property inspector
      9. Working with Navigation
        1. Hyperlink basics
        2. Previewing the completed file
        3. Creating internal hyperlinks
        4. Creating an image-based link
        5. Creating an external link
        6. Setting up email links
        7. Targeting page elements
        8. Checking your page
      10. Adding Interactivity
        1. Learning about Dreamweaver behaviors
        2. Previewing the completed file
        3. Working with Dreamweaver behaviors
        4. Working with jQuery Accordion widgets
      11. Working with Web Animation and Video
        1. Understanding web animation and video
        2. Previewing the completed file
        3. Adding web animation to a page
        4. Adding web video to a page
      12. Working with Forms
        1. Previewing the completed file
        2. Learning about forms
        3. Adding a form to a page
        4. Inserting text form elements
        5. Inserting checkboxes
        6. Creating radio buttons
        7. Incorporating text areas
        8. Working with lists
        9. Adding a Submit button
        10. Specifying a form action
        11. Emailing form data
        12. Styling forms
        13. More form information
      13. Publishing to the Web
        1. Defining a remote site
        2. Cloaking folders and files
        3. Wrapping things up
        4. Putting your site online
        5. Synchronizing local and remote sites
      14. Designing for Mobile Devices
        1. Previewing your completed file
        2. Designing for mobile devices
        3. Creating a media query for smart phones
        4. Adding rules to a media query
        5. Adapting CSS navigation to mobile environments
        6. Styling the main content
        7. Testing a media query
        8. Responsive design
        9. Creating style sheets for tablets
        10. Edge Inspect
        11. More information
      15. Working with Code (Optional)
        1. Code tools overview
        2. Selecting code
        3. Collapsing code
        4. Expanding code
        5. Adding new code
        6. Identifying CSS styling
        7. Working with Live Code
        8. Using Inspect mode
        9. Working in related files
        10. Accessing Split Code view
        11. Commenting your code

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

Beata B.
- Adobe Certified Expert and Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+)
- A.A.S. in Commercial Art - Computer Graphics Specialization.
- Graphic Designer Specialist, including advanced photo retouching and color correction, masking, realistic photo collages, preparation of complex digital files for commercial output, digital illustration and complex vector graphics

Bio:

Beata Bogaczewicz is a highly accomplished, results driven Graphic Designer and Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), bringing over fourteen years of combined graphic design, creative production, technical training and project management experience. She is an Adobe Certified Expert with a multitude of Adobe certifications including Adobe Photoshop Certified Expert and Adobe Illustrator Certified Expert.

Her signature teaching style involves breaking down complex topics to their core basics so they are easily and comfortably understood by each learner. She not only explains how features work but also why and when they should be used to gain the best results. Her hands on approach makes memorizing effortless while promoting creative thinking.
Carmille A.
- Highly-skilled in graphics and web software including Adobe CS3, CS4 & CS5 Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Captivate, Acrobat and Quark; - Expert in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2000. - Over 20 years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations such as McCann Erickson, Lintas, and Publicis. Bio: Carmille has been a Licensed Application Instructor and Microsoft Certified Trainer for years. She specializes in web development, business productivity and digital media applications such as SharePoint, Quark and the Adobe Creative Suite as well as numerous programming languages including XML, XHMTL, HTML and CSS. Carmille is passionate about educating and has a unique talent for making complex design and development principals seem "easy" to students from all levels of expertise. She currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, Microsoft Office Specialist, SharePoint End User and the acclaimed Website Development Professional courses at NetCom Learning. Her 20+ years of experience as Creative Director for multinational corporations bring a special and innovative approach to her classes at NetCom Learning.
Charles W.
- Expert in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access as well as Adobe Graphic and Web Designer (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)
- Holds an A.A.S in Graphic Design as well as various Awards and Affiliations, including MCT, MCP, MCAS, and Office 2007 Master.
- Senior Lead Trainer for over 10 years.

Bio:

Charles is a Technical Trainer & Instructional Designer for over 10 years. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and dedicates himself to Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Project, Visio, and Access. He is also an Adobe specialist and holds a degree in Graphic Design.

Charles is well known for his high evaluation scores, achieving 8.75 out of 9 on a regular basis, teaching in one-on-one, instructor-led, and web-based environments; one of the reasons for his high evaluation is his expertise in increasing personnel performance by developing and implementing programs constructed from the job task analysis process. Charles currently teaches Adobe Graphic and Web Designer, and Microsoft Office Specialist courses at NetCom Learning.
Erick P.
- In-depth experience in all phases of project lifecycle: requirements gathering, specifications, development and team management, testing, end user training, and maintenance in addition to .NET, ASP, ADO, SQL, JavaScript, and SharePoint.
- Developed the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University as well as multiple online multimedia projects for the North Carolina State Government.
- Highly rated instructor averaging 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.

Bio:

Erick has been training business and IT professionals since 1989, when he developed and introduced the first online multimedia training content system to Harvard University. Since then he has honed his business, programming, and database skills providing highly customized software solutions and education programs for multiple clients such as North Carolina State Government, Cisco, IBM, and Time Warner Cable.

Erick's teaching prowess and real-world experience leading a team of software application developers make him a top Instructor and Subject Matter Expert at NetCom Learning, where he averages 8.7 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Sam P.
- Team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge.
- Over 15 years of experience in the IT industry.
- NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011.

Bio:

Sam Polsky has spent his entire career in entrepreneurial pursuits, including such fields as biotechnology, software development, data management, and business process management. He began in entrepreneurship as team leader for the first undergraduate team to win the Duke Startup Challenge, a business development competition geared towards Duke Universitys various graduate schools.

Sam Polsky has since co-founded a consulting firm where he has been involved in software architecture, development and implementation. On top of that, Sam has been delivering acclaimed solutions in software architecture, development and implementation for over 15 years. He is a much-admired Subject Matter Expert and Trainer at NetCom Learning and was voted NetCom Learning Instructor of the Year 2011

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Excellent Instructor! Very clear instructions, easy to understand, patient and a good sense of humour
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» Adobe Graphic and Web Designer CS5 (InDesign, Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Flash Catalyst)

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» Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Combo

Brian McClain was a fantastic instructor who really taught me more than I thought that I could even learn. His knowledge was fantastic.

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