5 Day(s)


Website design can be confusing to get started with. But with our Adobe Certified Instructor led class we will show you how Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Flash can make it simple. Two of the most important software programs when building websites are Adobe Dreamweaver and Adobe Flash. Learn the basics of Dreamweaver and Flash and in just 5 days you'll be creating your very own attractive and workable websites


This course is for novice Adobe Flash and Adobe Dreamweaver users. People who want to learn how to build websites using Flash and Dreamweaver

Skills Gained

  • Adobe Dreamweaver Interface Basics,
  • Creating a website,
  • Controlling document structure,
  • Intro to Cascading Style Sheets,
  • Adding Graphics,
  • Building Successful Site Navigation,
  • Designing Pages with CSS
  • Fireworks -Dreamweaver integration,
  • Creating Templates and Site Maintenance,
  • Create an Adobe Flash Document,
  • Set up a Adobe Flash document,
  • Import and create graphics,
  • Use Adobe Flash drawing tools,
  • Create and use symbols,
  • Produce Motion and Shape animations,
  • Import Sound and Video,
  • Use Scipt Assist and Behaviors to add simple interactivity
  • Publish an Adobe Flash Document in one of several formats.


To gain the most from this class, students should be familiar with the web and its terminology.You should have a basic working knowledge of either the Windows or Mac interface as well as exposure to either Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint. You should know how to launch an application, create and save files, and copy files from

Course Specifics

Course Outline

Introducing the Course

  • Understanding the course format
  • Reviewing the course objectives and prerequisites
  • Looking at the course outline

Adobe Flash New Features

  • New user interfaceAdobe Photoshop and Illustrator integration
  • New drawing tools
  • Actionscript 3.0
  • Actionscript 3.0 Animation
  • Actionscript 3.0 Debugger
  • Flash Video Technology
  • UI componenets
  • Adobe Device Central

Creating and Importing Graphic Assets

  • Working with different graphic formats
  • Importing bitmap graphics
  • Importing vector graphics
  • Working with layers and layer folders
  • Using the drawing tools
  • Using object and merge drawing
  • Working with the Color panels
  • Creating and using Graphic symbols
  • Using the Library panel

Using Text Effectively

  • Using the Text tool
  • Adding and formatting static text
  • Changing font rendering methods
  • Adding input text fields
  • Embedding fonts in input text fields
  • Using font best practices

Creating Animations

  • Working with the Timeline
  • Using keyframes blank keyframes and frames
  • Creating motion tweens
  • Creating shape tweens
  • Creating transition effects
  • Using animation best practices

Adding ActionScript with Script Assist and Behaviors

  • Using Script Assist
  • Adding actions to a frame
  • Creating and using Button symbols
  • Adding behaviors to a button
  • Loading external SWFs

Using Moving Clips

  • Creating and using Movie Clip symbols
  • Organizing a Movie Clip Timeline
  • Using actions to control a Timeline
  • Using frame labels
  • Responding to user interactions

Adding Sound and Video

  • Importing sound
  • Changing sound properties
  • Adding sound to a Timeline
  • Embedding video in a Timeline
  • Using the FLVPlayback component

Publishing Flash Documents

  • Using different publishing formats
  • Using publishing profiles
  • Adding Flash Player detection
  • Publishing for deployment

Dreamweaver New Features

  • CSS Layouts
  • CSS Management
  • CSS Advisor
  • Browser Compatability
  • Spry Data
  • Spry Widgets
  • Spry Effects
  • Photoshop Integration
  • Adobe Device Central
  • Adobe Bridge

Getting Started

  • Introducing Dreamweaver
  • Learning the interface
  • Defining a local site
  • Creating a website

Adding Content to a Site

  • Adding content
  • Controlling document structure
  • Making lists
  • Adding horizontal rules
  • Adding special characters

Formatting with Cascading Style Sheets

  • Formatting text
  • Introducing cascading style sheets
  • Creating styles
  • Exporting CSS rule definitions
  • Creating class styles
  • Attaching external style sheets
  • Creating advanced styles
  • Creating a new external style sheet
  • Displaying styles
  • Understanding cascading order and inheritance of styles

Working with Graphics

  • Using graphics on web pages
  • Placing graphics on the page
  • Modifying image properties
  • Editing images
  • Doing roundtrip editing with Fireworks /Photshop
  • Customizing the Insert bar
  • Adding Flash content
  • Adding Flash Video

Navigating Your Site

  • Understanding site navigation
  • Linking to files in your site
  • Linking to sites
  • Linking to named anchors
  • Adding e-mail links
  • Linking from images
  • Creating a jump menu

Designing Page Layouts with CSS

  • Understanding page layout
  • Using layers for layout
  • Adding CSS to layers
  • Using absolute and relative positioning
  • Designing with DIVs
  • Designing navigation links with CSS
  • Importing tabular data
  • Using table layout view

Using Libraries and Templates

  • Using site library items
  • Creating site templates
  • Defining editable regions
  • Using templates
  • Applying a template to an existing page
  • Modifying templates

Creating Forms

  • Understanding forms
  • Processing a form
  • Setting focus in a form
  • Validating a form


  • Maintenance
  • and Uploading
  • Testing your site
  • Maintaining your files and folders
  • Connecting to a remote site
  • Synchronizing files

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

Upcoming Dates

a Location Cost Days Date  
Reading 507 Aug 17
London 514 Jul 17
Exeter 511 Jul 17
Cardiff 528 Jun 17
Manchester 521 Jun 17
Belfast 519 Jun 17
Liverpool 531 May 17
Birmingham 505 May 17