Fireworks CS4 and Dreamweaver CS4: The Killer Combination, with RC Concepcion

A down-to-basics course on how to use Fireworks CS4 and Dreamweaver CS4 to build a website.

A down-to-basics course on how to use Fireworks CS4 and Dreamweaver CS4 to build a website.

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Course Lessons:

Lesson 1: Introduction (Duration 00:26)

RC introduces his new course and talks about what he will be covering

Lesson 2: Getting Around the Program (Duration 05:33)

Covering the basic setup of a Fireworks document and the accessing of panels, the importance of the Properties panel, and moving around the document

Lesson 3: Using Vector Shape Tools (Duration 06:55)

RC Concepcion goes over the use of Vector shape tools, Smart Guides, changing Stroke and Fill for a shape

Lesson 4: Using the Line and Pen Tool (Duration 05:38)

This video goes over the basics on how to use the line and pen tool in Fireworks CS4

Lesson 5: Aligning and Spacing (Duration 08:32)

Learn how to efficiently work with the positioning of type and elements using align and spacing in Fireworks CS4

Lesson 6: Working with Colors and Gradients (Duration 09:35)

In this lesson, RC goes over how to work with colors and gradients in Fireworks CS4

Lesson 7: Type for Layout (Duration 12:38)

With any mockup, you are going to need type. RC goes over the basics of the type tool in Fireworks CS4

Lesson 8: Using Styles on Shapes (Duration 10:18)

Fireworks comes equipped with styles - quick effects that you can apply to images and text. RC takes you through some steps on how to use them

Lesson 9: Using Fireworks Raster Tools (Duration 14:16)

Fireworks not only lets you create sharp vector-based images, but it also includes a great set of tools for editing raster-based images

Lesson 10: Using the Common Library (Duration 12:50)

Speed up your development by using things that are already pre-built inside of Fireworks CS4

Lesson 11: Putting It Together (Duration 14:24)

In this lesson, RC takes all of the stuff you have learned so far and works on a web comp.

Lesson 12: Master Pages (Duration 10:27)

RC goes over the process of creating Master Pages for a quick web comp

Lesson 13: Exporting the Graphic Comp (Duration 11:25)

Learn how to use slices to export a graphic based web comp in Fireworks CS4

Lesson 14: Creating a Layout for CSS Export (Duration 14:44)

One of the newest things that Fireworks CS4 can do is export CSS compliant code. RC takes you through a tour of this feature

Lesson 15: Moving from Table to CSS - Fireworks to Dreamweaver (Duration 09:12)

Once the Fireworks export is completed, RC goes over how to take the table based export and use it to your advantage in building CSS code

Lesson 16: Finishing with Templates (Duration 15:25)

In this lesson, RC continues the conversion to CSS, and finishes the course off with some tips on making Dreamweaver templates

Lesson 17: Conclusion (Duration 01:00)

Thanks for joining RC for the course. Hope you learned a lot

Meet Your Instructor: RC Concepcion

RC is an education and curriculum developer and a “Photoshop Guy” for KelbyOne. An Adobe Certified Instructor in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Lightroom, RC has 10+ years in the I.T. and…

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