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Dreamweaver CS5.5 Mobile and Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery

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  • Use and customize the content of Dreamweaver’s HTML5 layouts
  • Dissect and customize the CSS styles that control HTML5 layouts
  • Create sites that use the styling and content tools in Dreamweaver to their full potential
  • Implement multiscreen previews and media queries to create sites for desktops, mobiles, and tablets
  • Apply new CSS3 effects with Dreamweaver code hints and enhanced CSS Styles panel
  • Add multimedia to web pages with HTML5 elements
  • Create jQuery Mobile-based web pages from scratch
  • Build and emulate mobile apps with Dreamweaver



Dreamweaver is the most powerful and industry-leading web design software that utilizes cutting edge web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery for web and mobile development. These technologies have radically reconfigured the process of designing Web content and function in the widest possible range of browsing environments ranging from desktops to mobile devices.

For experienced Dreamweaver designers and for designers new to Dreamweaver, this book explains in detail how to take advantage of the new features available in the latest releases of Dreamweaver that add support for HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery. In addition to this, the book also contains detailed step-by-step directions for building mobile apps in Dreamweaver CS5.5.

This book starts off by teaching you to create web pages in Dreamweaver using the latest technology and approaches — HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript. It demonstrates how to create or customize pages with HTML5 layouts and add multimedia to these pages with HTML5 elements. Then you will learn to add various CSS3 effects to web pages. The book also covers different techniques of adding interactivity to web pages. The later chapters show how to optimize web pages with Dreamweaver for display in various browsing environments. You will also learn to build jQuery-based mobile apps from scratch in the later chapters. By the time you're finished, you'll have learned several techniques to use the latest features of Dreamweaver for web and mobile development.

  • Create web pages in Dreamweaver using the latest technology and approach
  • Add multimedia and interactivity to your websites
  • Optimize your websites for a wide range of platforms and build mobile apps with Dreamweaver
  • A practical guide filled with many examples for making the best use of Dreamweaver's latest features


Page Count 284
Course Length 8 hours 31 minutes
Date Of Publication 22 Sep 2011
Customizing layouts – An overview
Editing content in HTML5 page layout elements
Identifying style rules
Customizing HTML tag rules
Saving customized HTML5 layouts
Recipe: Customize content and look of an HTML5 page


David Karlins

David Karlins is a web design consultant, teacher, and author of dozens of books on web design, including Building Websites All-in-One For Dummies, John Wiley & Sons Inc. (co-author with Doug Sahlin), Adobe Creative Suite 5 Web Premium How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques, Peachpit, and Dreamweaver CS5.5 Mobile and Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery, Packt Publishing.