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Discussion in 'Digital Marketing' started by tpirobert, Feb 8, 2002.

  1. tpirobert

    tpirobert LawnSite Member
    Messages: 207

    Anybody use Dreamweaver by Macromedia to design their website? If so, any suggestions/comments/helpful books etc. I am new to the program AND new to web design. Thanks

  2. crazygator

    crazygator LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,048

    Go to http://www.lynda.com they have many good and easy to follow books, cd's and video's for dreamweaver. I have some stuff from there and it worked out really good. I love to use dreamweaver, so check it out and I hope this helps!
  3. tpirobert

    tpirobert LawnSite Member
    Messages: 207

    Thanks Crazygator. Took a quick look at the site and some of their offerings. Turorials, books, discusson boards.....just what I need. Thanks again.

  4. Lawn Wizard

    Lawn Wizard LawnSite Member
    Messages: 99

    on anysearch engine search for free dreamweaver tutorials and you will find a wealth of information. I know dreamweaver isnt the easiest program to leran but once you get it down it will be worth it.
  5. aquaturf

    aquaturf LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Messages: 28

    Dreamweaver is great, but tough to learn if you don't know much about how to structure a web site. Try learning on FrontPage (it is probably already on your computer you use a Windows system). You will quickly outgrow Frontpage but it is easy to use and gives you a good footing to move to Dreamweaver. To make a really good site in Dreamweaver, you should learn Photoshop, and that is tricky.

    So, in a nutshell, DW is great once you get some experience in FrontPage. Don't buy DW until you have a good idea what is going on with HTML and how to lay out a site. Good luck..
  6. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Messages: 3,485

    Been playing around with it a little, not the easiest to learn. Next time you see me on MSN Messenger send me a note and I'll hook you up.

  7. Groundcover Solutions

    Groundcover Solutions LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,254

    I got dream waver a few months ago and then i got fireworks and flash to go along with it. I am stell mastering them all but one you get the hang of it you can do some pretty cool stuff. I used www.cbtcafe.com to learn some basics it is free and they have quicktime movies if you want to wach rather than read.
    Just my 2 cents.

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