This Adobe-approved, project-based guide from one of the world's most popular web design authors, David Powers, will teach students how to progress from designing static websites to building dynamic websites in Adobe Dreamweaver CS5. Using step-by-step instructions with projects that build on the knowledge acquired in each lesson, They'll learn about the new PHP features in Dreamweaver CS5, including the ability to work in Live View with WordPress, as well as extended support for PHP code hints, syntax checking, and dynamically related files. Students will learn how to upload images and send email with attachments using the Zend Framework. In contrast to existing books on the Zend Framework, this book will show students with little or no programming experience how to use selected modules to integrate dynamic features into existing sites. There is a strong emphasis on following security best practices. Students will also learn progressive enhancement techniques for updating pages seamlessly with PHP and Ajax.
David Powers is the author of seven bestselling books on web design, concentrating mainly on PHP, CSS, and Dreamweaver, including The Essential Guide to Dreamweaver CS4 with CSS, Ajax, and PHP. David can be found frequently offering advice in the Adobe Dreamweaver forums, and is also a moderator for Adobe Community Help. He's an Adobe Community Professional for Dreamweaver, a title shared by only 40 people worldwide.