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Aug
13

NEW Dreamweaver CC 2014 Tutorials

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Get to know the new features in Dreamweaver CC 2014 with the help of a whole bunch of recently published tutorials. From managing your websites to ensuring HTML5-compliancy, we’ve got a round-up of the latest learning materials available below.

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Use Live Highlight, modernized Live View and CSS Designer

Get a rundown on new features including how to edit and preview web pages with new Live View features in this Dreamweaver CC video tutorial.

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Develop responsive and mobile sites

Take the next step in web design and learn how to create fully responsive site and mobile apps that play well with all screen sizes in this Dreamweaver CC video tutorial.

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Use Code View to edit your web designs

Learn how to design web pages using the tools in Dreamweaver CC that are made for writing and managing code in this video tutorial.

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Publish and manage your websites

Get up and running! Learn how to publish and manage your websites by following along with this Dreamweaver CC video tutorial.

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Enhance typography in your web designs

Make your designs bold. Get the rundown on how to add unique typography to your projects using Edge Web Fonts and Typekit integration in this Dreamweaver CC video tutorial.

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Test and preview your work in Dreamweaver

Ensure you’ve got it right. Get acquainted with the different ways you can test and preview your work in this Dreamweaver CC video tutorial.

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Edit CSS properties visually

Learn how to leverage the visual CSS Designer Panel in Dreamweaver to control the look of your HTML content in this Dreamweaver CC video tutorial.

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Create HTML5-compliant pages

Use the visual tools in Dreamwevaer CC to add HTML content that jives well in a variety of browsers in this video tutorial.

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Navigate Dreamweaver’s user interface to work faster

Find your way around Dreamweaver CC. Get to know the different panels, menu options, and editing views you can use to create web pages in this video tutorial.

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Looking for more?

You can find a whole lot more Dreamweaver CC learning content on Adobe Learn & Support center. Stay up-to-date on the latest tutorials by following us on Twitter @Dreamweaver or give us a ‘Like’ on Facebook! Happy coding!

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Jul
14

Be Part of the Story!

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Dreamweaver + You = Great stories

We’re working hard to get the word out about the stories behind the great work our users are doing with Dreamweaver CC and we’re hoping you can help.

If you’ve recently created a website or app with Dreamweaver CC that you think is worth recognition, let us know. We’d like to help share with the world the great work you’ve done to inspire others to do the same.

So, how can I get involved?

It’s quite simple. All you need to do is complete a form and we’ll be in touch to bring your story to life.

What’s in it for me?

The stories which we publish will receive public recognition by way of promotion on Adobe social channels, and a special thank you will be sent to you in the mail. Not to mention, it’s likely that this new found attention to your work will result in an uptick in traffic. We’d call this one a win-win. Agree? Then get started by completing this simple form to be part of the story!

We can’t wait to see your innovative work and help give it the attention it deserves with exposure to millions of our fans and followers.

Best,

Tareq Aljaber

Product Marketing Manager

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Today we’re excited to announce the 2014 release of Dreamweaver CC! This latest version will improve your productivity and streamline your web design process, making it quicker for you to build and edit your web and mobile projects.

Can’t wait to get your hands on it? Download Dreamweaver CC now.

Here’s what you’ll find in this release:

New Live View editing

This update adds new editing features within Live View, which was upgraded to use a brand new rendering engine last August. You can now visually edit your page and preview changes without switching between display modes and constantly refreshing.

 

Need to change an image? Click on it and swap it out. Need to edit text? Change it without having to scrub through your markup. With Element Display, you have quick access to CSS selectors, tag information, image editing properties and text editing and formatting, so you don’t have to spend a lot of time with development tools to decipher how and where CSS properties are applied. Now, you can click on HTML elements inside of Live View and immediately see the element tag, applied CSS selectors, so you can quickly add or delete selectors found in your stylesheets. You now also have access to the CSS Designer, Insert Panel, Properties Inspector and other panels to quickly build and edit your page within Live View. Learn more about how to use Live View features here.

Element Quick View

Navigating HTML markup can be tedious since all your tags get lost between the content that fills your page. With the Element Quick View you get access to a display list of all the elements within your DOM (kind of like an elements panel for HTML) without having to sift through the noise of additional markup. Inside of this view you can view applied CSS selectors and rearrange, duplicate or delete elements. Your selection is also highlighted in both Code and Live views to see where the element lives on your page. Learn more about how to use the Element Quick View here.

 

Copy/Paste CSS

Copy > paste > edit is an old and cumbersome method of writing CSS that’s error prone. Now in the CSS Designer you can right click on a selector to copy all of the applied styles and paste them onto a new selector. You can filter what you copy by layout, text, border, background or animation styles and even navigate to live websites within Dreamweaver and grab styles from there. It’s the little things that add up.

There’s more you’ll find in this release, including new video tutorials to help you get started, site management certificate support and other improvements and bug fixes. See a full list of what’s new here.

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Grab the latest version Dreamweaver CC and see for yourself how these features work and can improve your productivity. This release was made possible by feedback from users like you – you can now provide your feedback directly within Dreamweaver CC(Help>Submit Bug/Feature Request) or through our community forums. Thank you for your continued support and help.

 

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May
01

From stormflows to workflows

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Without proper care, storm sewer systems can carry hazardous materials into public water supplies. That’s why the Broome-Tioga Stormwater Coalition hired Hue to design a multimedia campaign to educate residents in the Southern Tier of New York state about clean water habits.

Using Adobe Creative Cloud, the full-service agency developed a fully responsive website, print materials, and a television ad that ran during the Super Bowl for the Water From Rain campaign. To communicate about reducing pollution in stormflows, Hue relied on the integrated, streamlined workflows in Adobe Creative Cloud.

 Built with Adobe Dreamweaver CC, the website is fully responsive and displays smoothly on tablets and mobile devices. “I like to approach websites from a design perspective, rather than focusing just on technical specs,” says Peter Hoffman, web director at Hue. “Adobe Dreamweaver CC enables me to feel extremely confident in how my designs are implemented.”

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 To successfully translate his designs to multiple devices, Hoffman relied on Adobe Edge Inspect CC. By checking the website flow on different screens, he was able to make sure everyone viewing the site would have the same experience, regardless of device.

 Through his Creative Cloud membership, Hoffman also gained access to Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Edge Reflow CC and enjoyed experimenting with the integration between the two apps. “Taking static ideas to the web can be challenging, but the integration between Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Edge Reflow CC made it easy to generate responsive web assets,” says Hoffman.

Since the television commercial ran during the Super Bowl, visits to the campaign’s website have averaged 3 minutes, 42 seconds, with a bounce rate of only 1.8%.  http://adobe.ly/1ilFdfC

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Now you can connect OneNote to over 80 other services like Email, Twitter, Craigslist, and your phone.

Introducing the OneNote Channel on IFTTT.

IFTTT is a service that lets you create powerful connections with one simple statement — if this then that.

IFTTT Recipe: Send your favorite tweets to OneNote connects twitter to onenoteIFTTT Recipe: Follow new Craigslist postings from OneNote  connects craigslist to onenote

IFTTT Recipe: Create pages in OneNote from a text message connects sms to onenoteIFTTT Recipe: Send articles from the NYT to OneNote connects the-new-york-times to onenote

Sync content across apps, archive data that’s important to you, and control the notifications you want to follow. Learn more about IFTTT and unlock new value in the products you use every day.

 

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Recently Livescribe released a new version of their Livescribe+ app to send notes easily to OneNote. Now you can use pen and paper to take notes, and access that information on any device with OneNote.

The Livescribe 3 is a smartpen that connects to an iPhone or iPad to transfer handwritten notes to your mobile device. You can go into a lecture or meeting with your smartpen and a Livescribe notebook, store every note, drawing or idea, and capture everything that you might need in the future.

Writing with pen on paper is a very quick and natural way to capture information, something people have been doing for centuries. For OneNote fans, this new collaboration with Livescribe makes that information more valuable and more useful by integrating it into OneNote notebooks.

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If you have a Livescribe 3 smartpen, you can get started by tapping on the Share icon inside Livescribe+. You’ll see a Send dialog with the OneNote icon – tap on that to log into OneNote with your Microsoft account. The default behavior under Send Options is to upload each page you select in Livescribe+ as an individual PNG file which will get imported directly into your OneNote notebook. You can also change it so all the pages you select will be uploaded as a PDF attachment.

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Hope you enjoy this new way to write your notes down, and store and organize them in OneNote. For more How To info and to purchase a Livescribe smartpen, please visit www.livescribe.com/blog/noteworthy

 

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News360 is a free app for your iOS, Android or Windows device that helps you find the best stories around the web without being overwhelmed. With more than 4M users and content from over 100,000 sources, it’s a great way to keep up with the news. Over the last two months, News360 worked together with the OneNote team to enable readers to save news stories discovered in the app directly into their OneNote account.

News360 is based on the understanding that every person has a different set of nuanced and ever-changing interests. For example, take two people who are interested in technology – one is a web developer who wants to learn the latest html5 tricks and the other is a fitness enthusiast who needs the latest scoop on wearable gadgets. A single “Technology” feed wouldn’t cut it for those two, so News360 analyzes both users’ social accounts and reading habits to quickly adapt to their differing needs and give each of them a uniquely tailored newsfeed.

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The same works for all of your other interests too – News360 creates a single “Home” feed that aggregates all the content you like, from politics and technology to sports and hobbies, so that you don’t have to jump between different sources and topics, and the more you use it – the smarter it gets.

With the new update, it is now super-easy to save the great content you find in News360 to OneNote to read later on another device, or for future reference. Just tap share in any of the News360 mobile apps, and select OneNote – this will export the full article into your OneNote Quick Notes section.

Download News360 for your device or try it out on the web at http://news360.com/

 

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Steve Feldstein is the Director of Laser and Scanner Products at Brother International.

AWS-1500 ScannerBrother International Corporation recently updated their ADS-1500W Wireless Enabled Compact Scanner to support direct scanning to OneNote, which can help virtually everyone in your office convert paper documents into electronic files and make them available for online sharing and collaboration. Once scanned into OneNote, files can be organized in notebooks and conveniently accessed by authorized users through Windows, Windows Phone devices, iOS devices (iPhone and iPad), Android devices, and through a browser with OneNote Online.

Scanning documents into OneNote is an ideal way to share information between multiple branches of the same office, a mobile sales team or other professionals deployed in the field – even members of a global workforce! OneNote enables genuine collaboration by giving multiple users the ability to modify and edit documents with their notes, thoughts, pictures, tables and more. Used in conjunction with the Brother ADS-1500W, OneNote can create an open, collaborative working environment where hardcopy documents are transformed into digital files where ideas are exchanged freely, and not limited by location, time differences, or operating systems.

In addition to direct-to-OneNote scanning, the Brother ADS-1500W packs the flexibility of wireless networking, cloud connectivity, and an intuitive color touchscreen display into a compact, desk-friendly size. The ADS-1500W can also scan directly to OneDrive and SharePoint, making it an ideal compact scanner for businesses that use the Microsoft portfolio.

–Steve Feldstein

 

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Today we announced three major OneNote developments, including me@onenote.com.

One of our goals is to make it easy to get content into OneNote, no matter where you are or what app you’re using. me@onenote.com is a big step towards that goal.  Now, you can use any ‘Email this’ button to send content to OneNote.

Email to OneNote is a great way to forward receipts, travel itineraries or documents that you want to keep track of from your mailbox. If you’re on the run and want to send yourself a quick to do, it’s hard to get faster than writing up a quick mail. Or, if you’re in an app, and want to remember what you’re seeing, you can do so quickly by sharing via email.

Try it out now

To get set up just visit the email settings page and select the addresses from which you would like OneNote to accept emailed content. You can also add any email addresses that are not already associated with your Microsoft account by using the link at the bottom of the settings page. If you don’t remember any of that, just send an email to me@onenote.com and we will email back with instructions.

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Now you’re ready to email content to OneNote quickly and easily! Please let us know in the comments if you have any feedback, we would love to hear from you.

 

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When we started OneNote we set out to revolutionize the way people capture, annotate, and recall all the ideas, thoughts, snippets and plans in their life. As many of you have attested, OneNote is the ultimate extension for your brain, but it’s not complete if it’s not instantly available everywhere. We’ve already made a lot of progress in that direction with our mobile, tablet and online web experiences. But there was still a gap. People frequently asked us for OneNote on Mac, and for more ways to capture content.

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Today we’re excited to complete that story with three major developments:

  1. OneNote for Mac is available for the first time and for free. With this, OneNote is now available on all the platforms you care about: PC, Mac, Windows tablets, Windows Phone, iPad, iPhone, Android and the Web. And they’re always in sync.
  2. OneNote is now free everywhere including the Windows PC desktop and Mac version because we want everyone to be able to use it. Premium features are available to paid customers.
  3. The OneNote service now provides a cloud API enabling any application to connect to it. This makes it easier than ever to capture ideas, information and inspirations from more applications and more places straight into OneNote, including:
  • OneNote Clipper for saving web pages to OneNote
  • me@onenote.com for emailing notes to OneNote
  • Office Lens for capturing documents and whiteboards with your Windows Phone
  • Sending blog and news articles to OneNote from Feedly, News360 and Weave
  • Easy document scanning to OneNote with Brother, Doxie Go, Epson, and Neat
  • Writing notes with pen and paper and sending them to OneNote with Livescribe
  • Mobile document scanning to OneNote with Genius Scan and JotNot
  • Having your physical notebooks scanned into OneNote with Mod Notebooks
  • Connecting your world to OneNote with IFTTT

Go to www.onenote.com to get OneNote for free for your Mac, PC or other devices, and try out the new OneNote service connected experiences.

OneNote for Mac

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Mac users have made it loud and clear that you want the first class note-taking experience of OneNote on your Macs. Actually… really, really clear. We got LOTS of direct mails, forum posts, and tweets like these:

  • “Now, @msonenote needs to release the OS X version of OneNote and my life will be complete :)”
  • “Dear Microsoft – the new web OneNote is nice. A native Mac version would be better. By this afternoon please, I have work to do.”
  • “I own a Mac and I LOVE OneNote so for me having OneNote on my Mac would just rock my world.”
  • “I desperately want OneNote on my new Mac… I use OneNote on VMware Fusion… There is nothing remotely like it for Mac… I have just spent a week looking for anything that comes close.”

Okay, we got the message. Rocking worlds and making lives complete is a pretty high bar, and we’re sorry we missed your afternoon deadline, but we’ve been working away, and we’re excited to bring it to you today. And if you’re a Mac user who didn’t already know about OneNote, check out Introducing OneNote for Mac or just get started now by downloading OneNote for Mac from the Mac App Store to see what your fellow Mac users are so excited about.

OneNote 2013 for Windows is now available FREE

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People love OneNote 2013 on Windows. We want this awesome experience to be available to anybody, so we’ve created a free version! It’s designed for personal and school use, it’s totally ad-free and there’s no limit on how long you can use it because it’s not just a trial. For Office 365 and Office 2013 customers, we have premium features like SharePoint support, version history, Outlook integration and so on, but all the core OneNote application capabilities are available in the free version.

Everything you create in the free PC and Mac clients are synced to OneDrive, so you can access them from your phone and tablet too. Your Microsoft Account gives you 7GB of free storage with no monthly upload limit, so there’s plenty of room for everything you want to remember.

If you have an older version of OneNote or haven’t yet had a chance to use OneNote on your PC, get OneNote 2013 today at www.onenote.com.

OneNote service: Bringing OneNote to the apps you care about

OneNote is more than just syncing your content across all your devices. It’s now a hub for the applications and experiences you care about. By making it easy to send anything from any application to OneNote, it’s one more step towards becoming your digital memory. We’ve built some new experiences for this and we’ve worked with a bunch of partners to integrate it with their applications as well.

OneNote Clipper: The new OneNote Clipper lets you capture any web page in one click. The page is automatically put in your OneNote Quick Notes. It is available for Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox and Mac Safari.

Send email to OneNote: Send a mail to me@onenote.com and we’ll save it into your OneNote Quick Notes. Forward a receipt from your inbox or send a web link from your phone to me@onenote.com.

Office Lens: Office Lens is a Windows Phone app that’s like having a scanner in your pocket. Take a picture of a whiteboard, document, business card, or anything. Office Lens will enhance the image and put it into your OneNote Quick Notes. We’ll recognize the text so you can search for your scans.

Partner apps and devices: We want to make it easy to remember things from anywhere, not just Microsoft apps. So we’ve been working with several key partners to let you do that. You can use these great apps and devices to get anything into OneNote today: Brother, Doxie Go, Epson, Feedly, Genius Scan, IFTTT, JotNot, Livescribe, Mod Notebook, News360 and Weave. Check them all out at www.onenote.com/apps

We also have several more exciting partner experiences coming soon including Neat. If you’d like to make your app, device or service work with OneNote, visit our developer portal at http://dev.onenote.com or check out the OneNote Dev Blog.

Learn more, ask questions

Along with these exciting releases we have some great free events this week.

  • OneNote for Mac 15-minute Webinar: Join Doug Thomas online to learn why OneNote rocks, how to use OneNote for Mac and have some fun. There will be Q&A with the team as well. You can join us for the OneNote for Mac Webinar on March 18 at 9:00am PST or you can watch the recording afterwards.
  • OneNote Twitter Q&A with Joe Block: We will be asking Joe Block, play-by-play broadcaster for the Milwaukee Brewers, about the upcoming baseball season, March Madness, and how he uses OneNote to track it all. To join us on Twitter follow @msonenote or @joe_block. The Q&A will start on March 18 at 9:30am PST.
  • OneNote reddit IAMA: If you still have questions for the OneNote team about OneNote, today’s announcements, our favorite color or anything at all – this is for you. Head on over to reddit on March 19 at 9:00am PST and ask the OneNote team anything!

It’s going to just keep getting better

Today is a huge step forward for OneNote. We’ve made it easier to use OneNote no matter what platform you’re on, and easier than ever to send anything into OneNote. But we’re not stopping here. We’re continually improving OneNote across our applications and service, and working with partners so you can take note of anything and keep it in your digital memory.

Go to www.onenote.com to get OneNote on all your devices and let us know what you think.

– David Rasmussen, Partner Group Program Manager (on behalf of the whole OneNote team who worked hard to bring you this)

 

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