Archive for December, 2006

Taking a Fireworks comp to a CSS-based layout in Dreamweaver

Sheri German and Gordon MacKay have whipped up a 3 part article series on working with a design comp in Fireworks and converting it to a CSS based layout in Dreamweaver. Best of all, its free and on the Fireworks Developer Center!!

Taking a Fireworks comp to a CSS-based layout in Dreamweaver

Part 1: Initial design
http://www.adobe.com/devnet/fireworks/articles/web_standards_layouts_pt1.html

Taking a Fireworks comp to a CSS-based layout in Dreamweaver

Part 2: Markup preparation
http://www.adobe.com/devnet/fireworks/articles/web_standards_layouts_pt2.html

Taking a Fireworks comp to a CSS-based layout in Dreamweaver

Part 3: Layout and CSS
http://www.adobe.com/devnet/fireworks/articles/web_standards_layouts_pt3.html

Thanks to Sheri and Gordon for sharing these helpful techniques with the community and we also can’t forget about our wonderful in-house Fireworks Developer Center Editor and more, Stefan Gruenwedel. :)

You can also find more work by Sheri and Gordon at CMX!

More Fireworks Articles on adobe.com!

What’s a Fireworks Developer Center without technical articles about Fireworks?

Here’s a couple articles fresh off the press with a BIG thanks to Bevin and Grant for spending the time out of their busy schedule to write these for adobe.com and spread the knowledge.

Discovering the Fireworks RPC server – Part 1: XML and socket communication
Understand the basic client/server relationship and XML tag structure needed to share custom extensions and other Fireworks functionality across a network.

http://www.adobe.com/devnet/fireworks/articles/rpc_server_pt1.html

Discovering the Fireworks RPC server – Part 2: Debugging techniques and web applications
Test tags and catch errors with a simple debugger panel and review a sample .NET web application that watermarks uploaded images automatically.

http://www.adobe.com/devnet/fireworks/articles/rpc_server_pt2.html

Lessons learned from the Fireworks to XAML Exporter
Create Fireworks extensions by learning about tools that reduce repetitive tasks and speed your understanding of the Fireworks Object Model.

http://www.adobe.com/devnet/fireworks/articles/fw_xaml_exporter.html

Fireworks mentioned in the The Edge!

Theres a nice article in the current EDGE Newsletter for those of you wanting to catch a glimpse of the next release of Fireworks.

Edge Newsletter:
A Sparkling Future for Fireworks