Master Visually Dreamweaver MX and Flash MX

"A Visual Gem of a Book!"

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| Product Analysis | Final Comments | System Requirements |
Type of Product


Title: Master Visually Dreamweaver MX and Flash MX
Sherry Kinkoph and Mike Wooldridge
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. http://www.wiley.combooks
Publication Date:
September 2002
800 with CD

Master Visually Dreamweaver MX and Flash MX, by Sherry Kinkoph and Mike Wooldride, is a comprehensive visual reference. It includes hundreds of succinctly captioned, step-by-step screen shots revealing how to accomplish more than 300 Dreamweaver MX and Flash MX tasks. You learn about the following: creating tables with Dreamweaver; setting up a form; working with style sheets and layers; building behaviors with JavaScript; connecting a site to a database; drawing and painting Flash objects; animating with tweening; adding interactive buttons; working with Flash actions; and creating Flash special effects.

User Level
Beginning to intermediate computer users. Geared towards users who are visually oriented and like step-by-step instruction.

Inside you'll find information on the following:

  • Master It sidebars answer questions and present shortcuts;
  • High-resolution screen shots demonstrate each task;
  • Succinct explanations walk you through step by step;
  • Two-page lessons break big topics into bite-sized modules.
  • CD-ROM development tools such as: a complete, fully customizable sample site; trial versions of Macromedia products; trial version of Paint Shop Pro 7; and a fully searchable e-version of the book.
Product Analysis

How The Book Is Organized

Master Visually Dreamweaver MX and Flash MX consists of 37 chapters divided into 11 sections and a set of appendixes.

  Section I: Using Dreamweaver MX Basics

Chapters 1 through 4: Getting Started with Dreamweaver MX; Exploring Dreamweaver Basics; Working with HTML; and Setting Up Your Web Site.

Section II: Adding Design Elements

Chapters 5 through 10: Formatting Text; Working with Images and Graphics; Creating Hyperlinks; Creating Tables; Creating Forms; and Designing with Frames.

Section III: Enhancing Your Web Site

Chapter 11 through 14: Using Snippets, Library Items, and Templates; Implementing Style Sheets and Layers; Implementing Behaviors; and Implementing Timelines.

Section IV: Managing Your Finished Site

Chapters 15 through 16: Publishing a Web Site; and Maintaining Your Site.

  Section V: Creating a Dynamic Site

Chapters 17 through 19: Setting Up a Dynamic Site; Displaying Dynamic Data; and Advanced Dynamic Topics.

Section VI : Mastering Flash MX Basics

Chapters 20 through 24: Getting Started with Flash MX; Creating Shapes and Objects; Enhancing and Editing Objects; Working with Imported Graphics and Videos; and Working with Text.

  Section VII: Adding Movie Elements

Chapters 25 through 28: Working with Layers; Working with Flash Symbols and Instances; Creating Interactive Buttons; and Adding Sound.

  Section VIII: Animating in Flash
  Chapters 29 through 30: Creating Animation in Flash; and Creating Animation by Tweening.
  Section IX: Building Interactive Elements
  Chapters 31 through 33: Adding Flash Actions; Making Interactive Movies; and Working with Flash MX Components.
  Section X: Finalizing Your Project
  Chapters 34: Distributing Flash Movies.
  Section XI: Advanced Flash
  Chapters 35 through 37: Building Interface Controls; Enhancing Interactivity with Flash; and Creating Special Effects in Flash.
  • Appendix: What's on the CD-ROM
  • Appendix: Using the E-Version of this Book
Final Comments
Master Visually Dreamweaver MX and Flash MX is a gem of a book for computer users who like pictures, pictures, and more pictures! It's concise and to the point.
System Requirements

For running Flash MX, you need:


  • 200 MHz Pentium processor;
  • Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, Windows NT4, Windows 2000, or Windows XP;
  • 64 MB of free available system RAM
  • 100 MB of available disk space;
  • 256 color monitor capable of 1024 x 768 resolution;
  • CD-ROM drive.


  • Power Macintosh;
  • MacOS 9.1 or higher or OS X 10.1 or higher;
  • 64 MB of free available system RAM;
  • 100 MB of available disk space;
  • 256-color monitor capable of 1024 x 768 resolution;
  • CD-ROM drive.
Graphics: Adobe Photoshop 6.0
Web Page Design: Macromedia Dreamweaver MX
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