The Web Collection Revealed Standard Edition: Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, Flash CS5 and Fireworks CS5

  • AUTHORS: Sherry Bishop, BSBA, MEd; Jim Shuman, MBA; Barbara M. Waxer
  • ISBN-13: 9781111130800 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 752 Pages  Hardcover 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010
  • ©2011     Published
  • Level(s): Flesch-Kincaid
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About The Product

This comprehensive introductory book provides step-by-step instruction and in-depth explanation on three of today's most widely used Web design and development programs: Adobe® Dreamweaver® CS5, Adobe® Flash® CS5, and Adobe® Fireworks® CS5. Readers gain practical experience with the software as they work through end-of-chapter learning projects and step-by-step tutorials. An integration chapter demonstrates how to move from one application to the other while creating a Dreamweaver website that incorporates both Flash and Fireworks files. Full-color illustrations and a user-friendly design combine to create a solid learning experience that reveals how to master the latest features of these popular applications.


  • Dreamweaver chapters introduce the new Navigation toolbar, the simplified site setup, Live view navigation, and improved CSS layouts.
  • Flash chapters include coverage of exciting new and enhanced features, including text layout framework, deco tool, and character animation, using inverse kinematics.
  • Fireworks chapters explore the new features such as document templates and presets, the Shear function, custom brushes, and instant access to Photoshop filters.
  • All new features are highlighted throughout the text with a new features icon.
  • Extensive data files—including HTML files, text, images, Flash content, and video content—are included with the text to engage readers and give them the tools they need to develop a website from start to finish.
  • End-of-chapter projects give readers the skills and confidence they need to apply their knowledge to real-world situations.

About the Contributor

  • Sherry Bishop, BSBA, MEd

    Sherry Bishop is Instructor Emerita of Digital Media at North Arkansas College, where she received three endowed chairs in technology and an Outstanding Instructor award. An expert in interactive media, she authored and co-authored more than twenty books, and frequently presents at conferences and workshops around the country. The Text and Academic Authors Association awarded her book, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 Revealed, the Textbook Excellence Award for College Computer Science/Engineering in 2011. Ms. Bishop has earned Adobe Certified Associate credentials in both Web and Visual Communication.

  • Jim Shuman, MBA

    Jim Shuman is Faculty Emeritus at Bellevue College in Washington, where he taught Flash and Web Development courses, and directed a team of multimedia developers and Web specialists supporting the faculty's use of technology. His industry experience includes website and application development using Flash, as well as managing a team to develop interactive courseware. He has written several textbooks on technology, including ADOBE FLASH CS6 REVEALED. In addition to an MBA, Mr. Shuman holds certification in Adobe Flash.

  • Barbara M. Waxer

    In addition to writing popular textbooks on Microsoft® and Adobe®, Barbara Waxer teaches Copyright and Digital Media at Santa Fe Community College. Her text INTERNET SURF AND TURF: THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO COPYRIGHT, FAIR USE AND FINDING MEDIA won the 2006 Texty Award, presented by the Text and Academic Authors Association, as well as the New England Book Show Award in the College Category.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started with Dreamweaver.
2. Developing a Web Page.
3. Working with Text and CSS.
4. Adding Images.
5. Working with Links and Navigation.
6. Positioning Content with CSS and Div Tags.
7. Managing and Publishing a Site.
1. Getting Started with Adobe Flash CS5.
2. Drawing Objects in Adobe Flash.
3. Working with Symbols and Interactivity.
4. Creating Animations.
5. Creating Special Effects.
1. Getting Started with Adobe Fireworks.
2. Working with Objects.
3. Importing, Selecting, and Modifying Graphics.
Integrating Adobe CS5 Web Standard.

New to this Edition

  • Coverage of Adobe Flash CS5's new features including new Text Layout Framework, which provides text flowing, character coloring and column creation.
  • New Coverage of features that have been enhanced in Adobe Flash CS5, including Inverse Kinematics for character animation, and the Deco tool.
  • The redesigned CSS layouts in Adobe Dreamweaver CS5 have additional helpful comments and with improved div background colors to help you visualize each div on the page.
  • For Dreamweaver CS5 the Live View Navigation feature allows you to follow page links in Live view.
  • New CS5 features for Adobe Fireworks such as the Shear function, custom brushes and instant access to Photoshop filters are included.