Why is Adobe spending $3.4 billion to buy Macromedia? It's not about crushing competing programs, but rather an attempt by Adobe to complement its print publishing apps with Macromedia's dynamic media offerings. David Sawyer McFarland analyzes the deal and what it potentially means for users of Adobe and Macromedia software.
Cascading Style Sheets and cross-platform compatibility don’t have to be mutually exclusive. David Sawyer McFarland shows you how to create pages that display well in many browsers by outsmarting their display quirks.
Contribute 3 is a significant evolution of Macromedia᾿s Web-page editor, delivering substantial performance improvements and expanded administrative controls.
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) can make drab Web pages sparkle with color, imagery, complex layouts, and creative typographic controls. We look at two CSS editors for the Mac, Western Civilisation's Style Master 3.5 and MacRabbit's CSSEdit 1.6.3, that do an admirable job of streamlining the process of style-sheet creation.
GoLive CS offers many advanced features for building and managing Web sites, but its lackluster support for current CSS techniques and sometimes overwhelming interface are serious drawbacks.
Dreamweaver has become an indispensable part of any Web-site developer's tool kit, and Dreamweaver MX 2004 is the latest incarnation of Macromedia's powerful Web-site– development tool.
Articles by David Sawyer McFarland