This course is designed for seasoned Dreamweaver developers and designers who wish to take the next step in making the most of Dreamweaver CS3. In this class, we’ll explore some of Dreamweaver CS3’s more sophisticated functions, building on a solid base (established in the Level 1 class or in experience) in CSS, HTML, and other coding and organizational functions. Students will learn advanced CSS techniques, server-side in cludes, advanced templates and more.

Course Outline

New Features to Dreamweaver CS3

  • Spry framework for Ajax: Visually design, develop, and deploy dynamic user interfaces 
  • Spry data: Integrate data into web pages using XML from an RSS feed or a database 
  • Spry widgets: Add common interface components such as lists, tables, tabs, form validation, and repeatable regions to web pages 
  • Spry effects: Add visual transitions to page elements to make them grow, shrink, fade and highlight 
  • Photoshop and Fireworks integration: Copy and paste directly from Photoshop CS3 or Fireworks CS3 into Dreamweaver 
  • Adobe Device Central CS3: Design, preview, and test mobile device content using Adobe Device Central, now integrated throughout Adobe Creative Suite 3 

Cascading Style Sheets

  • Review of the different kinds of CSS styles: 
  • Custom (class) styles 
  • Tag redefines 
  • Advanced Selectors 
  • Linking versus embedding styles using external style sheets across multiple pages 
  • Table Color 
  • Adding Borders 
  • Doing things with CSS backgrounds that HTML can’t 
  • Non-repeating backgrounds 
  • Making the background not scroll with the page 
  • Styling with the look of form elements using CSS 


  • Using Find and Replace 
  • Changing custom (class) style sheet names 
  • Fully deleting style sheets you no longer want 
  • Using the CSS “Float” attribute to position things on the page 
  • Bulleted lists with CSS 
  • Using CSS to affect the look of your page and its elements 
  • Styling color schemes for a site that are easily changable 
  • Creating and applying custom link hovers 

Advanced CSS Page Layout

  • CSS styling with layers 
  • Using CSS and layers to layout pages 
  • Show/Hide layers behavior 
  • Choosing different CSS styles for different platforms and browsers (we provide the JavaScript, so no scripting knowledge is needed!) 
  • Server-Side Includes, Advanced Templates, CSS Layouts and Snippets 

Server-Side Includes 

  • Converting a site built with Dreamweaver’s Library items to use server-side includes 
  • Add repeating elements to your templates 
  • Adding optional elements to your templates 
  • Extensions: How to install and remove extensions we recommend 
  • How to use Dreamweaver’s snippets 
  • How to create your own snippets

New Vision training center was founded; New Vision Computer Learning and testing Center has grown in this short period to become one of the best IT training centers in Egypt . They offer now more courses, at more times for the most respected international certifications ever in the computer training industry, with hands-on laboratory exercises where learners apply what they learn in class.

New Vision can offer IT training for many small, medium and large organizations. The variety of learning options from New Vision allows students to learn in the manner that best suits their schedule, budget, learning style and expertise

The success of our customers is realized through training classes, but the foundation of New Vision is based on inspiring students and companies to become more productive and successful in their daily activities. They see it on our students' faces every day and as long as they gain more knowledge. It's the confidence that comes from learning

About our staff it consists of professional technical certified instructors ready to share all the knowledge with their learners. They provide the right environment to develop and empoTheyr staff, within organizations, to make full use of their Information systems and applications and above all their personal potential. Our staff is simply the right team in the right place.

The New Vision Training Center knows firsthand that computer training has to meet all of its customers' needs in order to have a tangible lasting impact. When you measure across multiple customer segments—each of which has its own priorities—you see how much more training must do to consistently and simultaneously satisfy participants, managers, and executives. Training then can move to close those gaps and deliver more real value. Closing those gaps betTheyen employer skill needs and employee skills development is the main objective of New Vision.

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