Description : A fully updated guide to the leading website creation tool, Dreamweaver CS5 Dreamweaver holds 90 percent of the market share for professional website development software. This popular book, which has sold more than 300,000 copies in previous editions, is fully updated for Dreamweaver CS5. Both beginning and intermediate website developers will get the information they need from this easy-to-follow guide. Dreamweaver is the gold standard for website development software; this book covers what both beginners and intermediate-level users need to know to develop sites for online commerce, education, customer service, and other uses Covers the basics, including customizing your workspace, setting up your site, creating pages, and publishing your site to the Web Explains how to work with text, graphics, and links; managing and testing your site; defining and applying styles with CSS; creating CSS layouts; adding audio, video, and Flash files; exploring the Spry framework; building dynamic sites, connecting to a database, and more Website developers will find just what they need to get going and create effective, eye-catching websites with Dreamweaver CS5 For Dummies.
Description : The perennial Adobe Creative Suite bestseller—fully updated for Adobe CS5 Featuring eight books in one, this All-in-One For Dummies guide covers the key features and tools that you need to know in order to understand how to use each individual program within the Adobe Creative Suite—InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, and Flash—to its fullest potential. Within the nearly 1,000 pages, you’ll find creative inspiration as well as tips and techniques to sharpen you productivity. Dedicates a minibook to each of the programs within the latest version of Adobe Creative Suite 5—InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash—as well as a minibook devoted to Creative Suite basics Serves as a one-stop learning opportunity for each product inside the Design Premium Suite Walks you through creating print and web-based marketing or advertising materials or other publications Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium All-in-One For Dummies is a premium resource on all Adobe Creative Suite 5 can do for you.
Description : EXPAND YOUR IMAGINATION Smashing Photoshop CS5 is loaded with 100 creative and innovative techniques to help jump-start your creativity and inspire you to do more with your designs and photographs. This book is aimed at designers, artists and photographers who want to become proficient in Photoshop CS5, getting you quickly up to speed with many of the fantastic new tools and features. Author Sue Jenkins is a photographer and web and graphic designer, author, software instructor and Adobe Certified Expert. Using her knowledge and years of expertise in the field she provides 100 hints, special effects, and techniques that will enable you to extend your existing skills and to develop and execute new ideas and trends. Smashing Photoshop CS5 is the ideal guide to help you to get the best out of Photoshop CS5. This book will teach you how to perform specific tasks using a variety of tools, filters, styles, adjustment layers, and more. With Smashing Photoshop CS5 you will learn how to: • MAKE 3D TEXT WITH REPOUSSÉ • CREATE ENGRAVED TYPE • DESIGN A BLOG HEADER • STIMULATE HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE IMAGES • MAKE RETRO HALFTONES • WORK WITH CUSTOM BRUSHES • USE CONTENT-AWARE SCALING • TRANSFORM WITH PUPPET WARP • TRACE PHOTOS • MAKE SCALE MODELS • MIMIC CROSS-PROCESSING (XPRO) • EDIT WITH LAYER MASKS • CORRECT IMAGE DISTORTION • RETOUCH AND RESTORE IMAGES • EDIT WITH THE VANISHING POINT • CREATE PANORAMAS Key Topics Covered: Part I: Web Layout And Optimization Part II: Photoshop CS4 And CS5 Techniques Part III: Text Effects Part IV: Studio And Commercial Effects Part V: Special Effects Part VI: Image Distressing Part VII: Image Retouching And Restoration Smashing Photoshop CS5 is the perfect springboard for sparking new ideas and gaining inspiration for all your projects. Smashing Magazine (smashingmagazine.com) is one of the world's most popular web design sites. True to the Smashing mission, the Smashing Magazine book series delivers useful and innovative information to Web designers and developers.
Description : A full-color, value-packed reference for the newest version of Photoshop Photoshop is the world’s most popular image editing software, with more than four million users worldwide. Professional photographers, graphic designers, and Web designers as well as photo hobbyists are eager to learn the newest features of the latest version, Photoshop CS5. This complete reference makes it easy, with nine self-contained minibooks covering each aspect of Photoshop. Photoshop is the image-editing software preferred by professional photographers and designers around the world; the latest version includes new functionality and enhanced tools This full-color guide includes nine self-contained minibooks: Photoshop Fundamentals; Image Essentials; Selections; Painting, Drawing, and Typing; Working with Layers; Channels and Masks; Filters and Distortions; Retouching and Restoration; and Photoshop and Print Includes all the basics for beginners as well as how to manage color, modify and transform selections and paths, make corrections with filters, use the liquefy command, prepare graphics for print or the Web, create contact sheets and picture packages, and more With bonus information on the companion Web site and coverage for both Windows and Mac, Photoshop CS5 All-in-One For Dummies is an all-purpose reference.
Description : Find your voice, and communicate with confidence Ever wondered why nobody hears you in meetings, or wished people would take you more seriously? Or maybe you're unhappy with your accent, or you feel insecure about your high-pitched or monotonous voice? Voice and Speaking Skills For Dummies will help you to discover the power of your voice, understand how it works, and use your voice like a professional whether in meetings, addressing an audience, or standing in front of a classroom. Take a deep breath, relax those vocal cords, and make your speech sparkle! We're not all planning to become politicians, or likely to address large audiences on a regular basis, but we all need to be able to communicate well to achieve success. Certain professions require a high level of vocal confidence, notably teachers and business leaders. As well as using body language effectively, we also rely on our voice to convey passion, exude enthusiasm, and command attention--and that's before we've considered the content of our words! A clear understanding of how your voice works, how to maximize its effectiveness, and ways to overcome voice 'gremlins' such as speaking too fast, stuttering, or sounding childish, is pivotal to enabling you to succeed, whatever the situation. Highlights the importance of your voice, explains how to use it effectively Gives you confidence in public speaking Helps you use your voice to make a great first impression in all aspects of your life Includes a CD with vocal exercises to help you communicate with confidence. Whether you're looking to improve your speaking skills for work or personal gain--or both--Voice and Speaking Skills For Dummies gives you everything you need to find your voice and communicate with confidence. Note: CD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.
Description : The must-have book on the leading suite of software for graphic and web designers Fully revised and updated this hands-on resource offers a one-stop learning opportunity through eight minibooks dedicated to each product inside Adobe's Design & Web Premium Suite. The minibooks include Adobe Creative Suite Basics, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks. The book contains information on new image enhancements to After Effects, 64-bit versions of Illustrator and Flash Professional, and a new tool, dubbed Helium, that will enable designers to create content using HTML5 and CSS3. Offers the depth needed by novices and long-time professionals Covers the key features and tools users need to master individual programs to their fullest capacities Helps designers to be more creative and productive Filled with tips and techniques for using the 8 design programs This popular package gives designers a full review of the most popular design and development tools on the market.