Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash & Fireworks CS6 Web Design Online Training Bundle

Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash & Fireworks CS6 Web Design Online Training Bundle

Course Outline

This Training Bundle will teach you all you need to know to get a solid web design foundation and make the most of your Adobe software. This package includes a library of individual Creative Suite 6 web titles in one convenient and cost effective bundle.

It provides all the tools you need to learn Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks and includes the Design & Web Workflow series that will show you how they all work together, saving you time, teaching you how applications integrate for a smooth, streamlined workflow, and allowing you to get the most from your software investment. The bundle also includes comprehensive training for CSS & xHTML.

OUR Price

£108.00

£90.00+ VAT

R.R.P.

£156.00

£130.00+ VAT

 

Key Features

  • Unlimited 12 months online access
  • View your training via Windows or MAC OS
  • Stream your training via the internet or download to your computer & supported mobile device, including iPad™, iPhone™, iPod™ Touch and most Android devices.
  • Log in anytime 24x7
Adobe Dreamweaver, Flash & Fireworks CS6 Web Design Online Training Bundle

Course Description

[ Dreamweaver CS6 Training ]

Our Adobe Dreamweaver CS6: Essentials will give you the tools needed to plan, design, create and maintain compelling websites. Instructor and Adobe education leader Debbie Keller begins by helping you set project requirements and create a wireframe for your site. She also discusses Accessibility Standards and rules for designing with consistency. Once you are familiar with the basics, and have a good understanding of the interface, you'll learn how to plan your site and layout your pages, adding text, images, rich media, links and tabbed data. You will also discover how to edit an existing site, how to organize your content with Div Tags, and the importance of optimizing your pages for search engine visibility. Debbie will show you how to test your site, manage your links and assets, and discuss how to design adaptive websites for different devices.

Chapter 1: SETTING PROJECT REQUIREMENTS (52 min)
Identify the Purpose, Audience & Audience Needs
Standard Copyright Rules
Website Accessibility Standards
The Workspace & Setting Accessibility Options
Creating a Wireframe for Your Website

Chapter 2: PLANNING SITE DESIGN & PAGE LAYOUT (58 min)
Setting up a Site in Dreamweaver
Using the Adobe Exchange
Rules for Designing with Consistency
Using Templates
Previewing your Page in a Browser
Previewing your Page in Adobe BrowserLab
Maintaining Page Structure with CSS Styles & Page Properties
Using a Horizontal Rule
Editing for CSS code
Final Planning with a Flowchart

Chapter 3: UNDERSTANDING THE INTERFACE (24 min)
Exploring the Preferences Options
Understanding the Dreamweaver Workspace
Adjusting Asset Properties with the Properties Panel
Managing Site Assets with the Assets Panel
Working with the Files Panel

Chapter 4: ADDING CONTENT TO YOUR WEB PAGE (76 min)
Editing an Existing Site & Exploring the Files Panel
Creating, Titling, Naming & Saving a Web Page
Replace Text, Copy Pages & Insert Form Elements
Editing a Library Object & Working with Images
Linking Web Content & Using Hyperlinks
Inserting Rich Media into a Web Page
Importing Tabular Data into a Web Page

Chapter 5: ORGANIZING CONTENT (50 min)
Setting & Modifying Page Properties
Organizing Page Layout with AP Div Tags
Modifying Text & Text Properties
Modifying Images & Image Properties
Adding Head Content for Search Engine Visibility
Working with Widgets

Chapter 6: EVALUATING & MAINTAINING A SITE (27 min)
Conducting Technical Tests
Identifying Techniques for Basic Usability Tests
Managing Assets, Links, & Files for a Site
Designing Adaptive Websites for Different Devices
Credits

[ Fireworks CS6 Training ]

Our Fireworks CS6 will give you a solid grip of the primary tools used to create compelling, interactive screen designs. Ideal for webpages, mobile applications and anything that uses a touchscreen, Fireworks CS6 has amazing new tools and features that make whatever you need to design a snap to create. With new support for CSS3 and the jQuery Mobile Framework, Fireworks makes it easy to repurpose your design for multiple platforms. Combining these new features with Firewoks robust toolset will make your skills that much more valuable in today's competitive market.

Chapter 1 WHAT IS FIREWORKS? 02:45 min)
What is Fireworks?

Chapter 2 GETTING STARTED 20:01 min)
The Application Frame & Creating a New Document
Exploring the Tools, Commands & Guides
Canvas Properties, Smart Guides, Tooltips & Preferences

Chapter 3 WORKING WITH VECTOR SHAPES 44:54 min)
Using the Vector Tools
Introducing the Color Tools & Live Filters
Taking Advantage of Improved Color Access
Utilizing the New Alpha Support for Fill & Stroke
Creating a Banner Ad

Chapter 4 WORKING WITH BITMAPS 17:27 min)
Using the Bitmap Selection Tools
Performing Image Correction
Vector Masking

Chapter 5 CREATING TEXT 33:24 min)
Creating & Formatting Text
Optimizing, Distorting & Adding Effects to Text
Formatting Paragraphs, Checking Spelling & Adjusting Kearning
Advanced Text Features

Chapter 6 USING SYMBOLS & THE COMMON LIBRARY 06:42 min)
Creating a Symbol
Using the Common Library

Chapter 7 WORKING WITH LAYERS & PAGES 09:59 min)
Working with Layers
Working with Pages

Chapter 8 ANIMATING IN FIREWORKS 12:26 min)
Creating an Animated GIF
Tweening & Adjusting States Using Onion Skinning

Chapter 9 PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER 1:07:26 min)
Wireframing
Designing a Mockup
Adding Paragraphs, Lists & Text Fields to the Mockup
Designing a Mobile Version of the Mockup
Slicing & Optimizing
Exporting, Saving & Extracting CSS Properties
The New CSS Sprites & jQuery Mobile Skinning Options

Chapter 10 INTEGRATING WITH OTHER CS6 APPLICATIONS 06:30 min)
Integrating with Photoshop®
Integrating with Illustrator®
Credits

[ Flash CS6 Training ]

Adobe Flash Professional CS6 - Essentials will teach you how to use this powerful authoring tool to create immersive, interactive animations and multimedia content. Adobe Education Leader and instructor Debbie Keller will will help you master the basics of animation and gain confidence in your Flash CS6 skills. You'll explore the interface and multimedia tools, learn how to create robust and compelling interactive experiences, and discover how to publish your content. Specific lessons include working with symbols and the drawing and shape tools, importing and editing graphics, creating text, adding controls to video using ActionScript, using Adobe Media Encoder and code snippets, and exporting your Flash documents. By the time you have completed our Adobe Flash CS6 Professional - Essentials you will have the knowledge and tools to confidently use Flash CS6 to create your own rich media content and publish it. You will also be prepared to take the ACA Rich Media Communication exam.

Chapter 1: UNDERSTANDING THE FLASH CS6 INTERFACE (25 min)
New Documents & Setting Document Properties
Touring the Interface
Using Guides & Rulers

Chapter 2: WORKING WITH THE DRAWING & SHAPE TOOLS (41 min)
Drawing Shapes in Flash
Drawing with Primitive Tools
Comparing Merge Drawing Mode vs. Object Drawing Mode
Modifying Shapes with the Direct Selection Tool & Subselection Tool
Using the Deco Tool
Using Gradients & Mixing Colors

Chapter 3: WORKING WITH SYMBOLS (27 min)
Understanding the Characteristics of Symbols
Creating & Editing Symbols
Exploring Button States & the Button Library

Chapter 4: IMPORTING & MODIFYING GRAPHICS (27 min)
Importing Bitmap Graphics & Basic Shape Modifications
Importing & Working with Vector Objects
Importing an Illustrator File into Flash
Importing a Photoshop File into Flash

Chapter 5: WORKING WITH TEXT 37 min)
Selecting Text & Other Basic Techniques
Modifying Text Properties
Breaking Text Apart & Converting Text to Shapes
Working with TLF Text

Chapter 6: THE BASICS OF ANIMATION (77 min)
Timeline Basics & Using Layers
Animating Text with Shape Tweens & Creating Frames & Keyframes
Creating a Frame-by-Frame Animation & Onion Skin Part 1
Creating a Frame-by-Frame Animation & Onion Skin Part 2
Using Motion Tweens & Creating a Motion Tween along a Path
Working with the Motion Editor
Using Inverse Kinematics

Chapter 7: ADDING SIMPLE CONTROLS TO VIDEO WITH ACTIONSCRIPT (38 min)
Importing & Transcoding Video
Setting Import Options & Choosing a Player Skin
Using Adobe Media Encoder to Create Cue Points
Using Code Snippets & Adding Actions to Buttons
Adding Sounds to Button States

Chapter 8: PUBLISHING & EXPORTING FLASH DOCUMENTS (13 min)
Setting Accessibility Options
Overview of Flash Publish Settings
Simulating a Download & Exporting a Movie
Credits

[ CS6 Design & Web Workflow Training ]

Our Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Workflow, you'll learn how to use the products together in an integrated format, as you learn to create assets for print, web and digital projects. Discover the amazing tools and incredible new features within CS6 and easily take your ideas from one application to another throughout the suite. You'll learn savvy tricks for creating exciting designs for print, ePubs, animation and web design. Learn the skills to stay competitive in today's fast-paced market!

Chapter 1: ORGANIZING ASSETS IN ADOBE BRIDGE (53 min)
Exploring the Bridge Interface
Batch Renaming Files
Filtering Images with Keywords, Labels & Ratings
Working with Metadata
Creating Collections & Smart Collections
Exporting to Facebook®, Using the Loupe Tool & Creating a PDF

Chapter 2: VECTOR IMAGE EDITING WITH ILLUSTRATOR® (100 min)
Exploring the Illustrator Interface
Creating New Documents & Multiple Artboards
Vector Objects, Points, Paths, Strokes & Fills
Using the Selection Tool & Direct Selection Tool
Exploring the Layers & Appearance Panels
Image Trace, Groups & Compound Paths
Working with Colors & Gradients
Using Patterns & Effects
Creating Point Text, Applying Styles, Placing Text & Threading Text
Creating Text Outlines, Text on a Path & Wrapped Text

Chapter 3: RASTER IMAGE EDITING WITH PHOTOSHOP® (52 min)
Exploring the Photoshop Interface
Working with Layers
Making Selections
Using Advanced Selection Techniques
Using Content-Aware Fill & the Clone Stamp Tool
Discovering What's New in the Layers Panel

Chapter 4: DESIGNING A LAYOUT WITH INDESIGN® (49 min)
Exploring the InDesign Interface
Creating Frames
Importing Other File Formats
Understanding Master Pages
Building an ePub File Using the Articles Panel
Linking Page Items & Collecting & Placing Content
Exporting for HTML5 & Using Alternate Layouts

Chapter 5: ANIMATING & MORE WITH FLASH® PROFESSIONAL (52 min)
Exploring the Flash® Professional Interface
Introducing the Timeline, Library & Symbols
Creating Motion Tweens & Classic Tweens
Creating a Shape Tween
Using Movie Clips
Library Assets, PNG Sequences & Sprite Sheets
Exporting/Publishing, AIR® Mobile Content Simulator for Android® & iOS

Chapter 6: CREATING A WEB SITE IN DREAMWEAVER® (73 min)
Exploring the Dreamweaver Interface
Creating a New Site, Setting Prefs & Previewing
Looking at CSS Styles
Working with Templates & Customizing CSS
Using Class Selectors, the Assets Panel & Internal Links
Converting a Site into a Template & Creating Editable Regions
Introducing HTML5 & Testing for Mobile Devices

Chapter 7: INTEGRATING WITH FIREWORKS® (53 min)
Exploring the Fireworks Interface
Creating a New File, Importing & Editing Graphics
Manipulating Vector Objects & Using the Properties Panel
Exporting Graphics for Dreamweaver
Designing Mock Ups, Sprites & Mobile Components
Using Colors, Textures, Alpha Support & Sharing Styles
Closing Credits

[ CSS and xHTML for Web Development Training ]

Our CSS & XHTML Web Development you'll learn the process of building a structure for your web pages and then styling those web pages so that they look polished and professional, in the style and design you format. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a versatile scripting language that allows designers great flexibility in terms of the visual appearance for a site they wish to create and affords them the means to change that appearance without having to recode web pages. This flexibility and the best practices you'll learn during the design process can turn an average web designer into a top notch designer, which will help you build your portfolio and client list.

Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION TO BUILDING A WEB PAGE (56 min)
What is HTML?
Setting Up the Text Editor to Create XHTML
Creating Your First HTML File
Adding Formatting Tags & Previewing in a Browser
Getting Started with Cascading Style Sheets
How Pages are Served Up
Choosing an Editor
Project Management

Chapter 2: CREATING HTML DOCUMENTS (63 min)
Understanding Tags, Elements & Attributes
Defining the Basic Structure with HTML, HEAD & BODY
Assigning a Title & Using Paragraphs
Using Heading Tags & Whitespace
Creating Unordered & Ordered Lists
Fine-tuning Tags with Attributes
Adding Bold & Italics
Understanding How a Browser Reads HTML
Doc Types & Browsers

Chapter 3: INTRODUCTION TO CSS (72 min)
What is CSS?
Internal Style Sheets, Selectors, Properties & Values
Building & Applying Class Selectors
Grouping Selectors
Creating Comments in Your Code
Using Div Tags & IDs to Format Layout
Understanding the Cascade & Avoiding Conflicts

Chapter 4: ADDING IMAGES (43 min)
Image Formats & Production Considerations
Optimizing Images for the Web
Introducing the IMG Tag
Relative vs. Absolute URLs
Fine-Tuning with Alt, Width & Height Attributes

Chapter 5: ANCHORS & HYPERLINKS (50 min)
Creating Hyperlinks to Outside Websites
Creating Hyperlinks Between Documents
Linking to Email Addresses
Linking to a Specific Part of a Webpage
Linking Images

Chapter 6: MORE CSS TECHNIQUES (35 min)
Managing CSS with External Style Sheets
Setting Hyperlinks with Pseudo-Classes
The CSS Box Model: Padding, Borders & Margins
Styling Unordered & Ordered Lists with CSS
Overriding the Inheritance of Attributes

Chapter 7: ORGANIZING INFORMATION WITH TABLES & DEFINITION LISTS (46 min)
Creating Tables & Table Attributes
Adding & Formatting Rows & Columns
Spanning Rows & Columns
Increasing Table Accessibility
Using Definition Lists to Organize Definition-Based Data
Using HTML Comments

Chapter 8: CREATING LAYOUTS (61 min)
Adding a Side Content Div to Your Layout
Applying Absolute Positioning
Applying Relative Positioning
Using the Float & Clear Properties
Understanding Overflow
Creating Auto-Centering Content
Using Fixed Positioning

Chapter 9: INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE? DREAMWEAVER? (39 min)
Getting Started with Dreamweaver & Setting Preferences
Creating a Local Site & Importing Files
Working in the Code, Design, & Split Views
Configuring FTP Options & Publishing Through Synchronization
Validating Your Code

Chapter 10: WORKING WITH DREAMWEAVER (21 min)
Editing Style Sheets in the CSS Panel
Creating Description & Keyword Meta Tags
Using Dreamweaver to Preview in a Web Browser
Credits

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