Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Expression Web 2 tasks.
Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.
By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion.
Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to perform tasks.
Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them
Learn how to…
· Build your first Expression website in just five minutes!
· Import text from Microsoft Word and other software
· Make the most of Expression Web 2’s advanced image-editing features
· Create hyperlinks that simplify navigation, perform actions, and send commands
· Write error-free code quickly and easily with Code View and IntelliSense
· Use CSS to control your site’s appearance, create standards-based, cross-browser content, and simplify redesigns
· Design site layouts that communicate more effectively
· Use Dynamic Web Templates to consistently format (or reformat) hundreds of pages
· Implement state-of-the-art interactivity with Behaviors
· Add Silverlight, Flash, and other multimedia content
· Build a web-based email form with FrontPage Server Extensions and PHP
· Integrate web application code written in ASP.NET or PHP
Morten Rand-Hendriksen is a web designer, developer, programmer, and digital media expert based in Burnaby, B.C., Canada. He has operated Pink and Yellow Media since 2002, creating web and design solutions for small businesses and individuals. For his work with Expression Web, he was invited as a Canadian VIP to the MIX08 conference in Las Vegas and asked to present on Building Compelling Websites on the Microsoft Platform at Microsoft’s Innovation Briefing. He blogs on Expression Web at http://blog.pinkandyellow.com/.
Category: Web Development
Covers: Microsoft Expression Web 2
User Level: Beginning–Intermediate
Learn how to…Build your first Expression Web 3 website in just five minutes Establish work processes for building standards-based sites faster, with far less work Write error-free code quickly and easily with Code view and IntelliSense Create hyperlinks that simplify navigation, perform actions, and send commands Understand, create, and modify CSS style sheets with unprecedented speed and accuracy Use Dynamic Web Templates to consistently format (or reformat) hundreds of pages Implement state-of-the-art interactivity with buttons, behaviors, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) Publish simple Silverlight applications and add multimedia content from Flash and other sources Build advanced drop-down and other CSS-based menus from scratch Learn how and when to use each of Expression Web’s six publishing options Integrate web application code written in ASP.NET or PHP
The easy-to-read, hands-on introduction to Microsoft's new Expression Web 4 Establish work processes for building standards-based web code faster and with much less work Covers all the new features in version 4, including HTML5 A complete tutorial: step-by-step instructions, examples, Q and As, quizzes, exercises, tips, shortcuts, and more
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