Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft Expression Web 4 in 24 Hours, 2nd Edition

In just 24 sessions of one hour or less, you’ll learn how to build state-of-the-art websites with Microsoft Expression Web 4 (Service Pack 2), HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery! Using this book’s straightforward, step-by-step approach, you’ll master the entire web development process, from concept through delivery. You’ll learn how to plan, design, and construct sites that are easy to manage and update, work perfectly on every browser, and get noticed by every search engine! Each lesson builds on what you’ve already learned, giving you a strong real-world foundation for success, no matter what kind of site you’re building!

  • Step-by-step instructions carefully walk you through the most common Expression Web 4 SP2 tasks.
  • Quizzes and Exercises at the end of each chapter help you test your knowledge.
  • By the Way, Did You Know?, and Watch Out! boxes offer advice and solutions.

Learn how to…

  • Make the most of the new features, updated interface, and advanced standards support in Expression Web 4 SP2
  • Implement custom processes, toolbars, and workspaces for building sites faster
  • Use the new SEO Checker to consistently optimize pages for search engines
  • Write error-free code quickly with Code view and IntelliSense
  • Rapidly format (or reformat) hundreds of pages with Dynamic Web Templates
  • Use new jQuery UI widgets to create accordions, tabbed boxes, and interactive calendars
  • Embed HTML5 video apps from YouTube or other sites
  • Find and fix cross-browser inconsistencies with SP2’s improved SuperPreview
  • Test protected functionality or live sites that require login
  • Use new publishing options to go live more quickly

Table of Contents
HOUR 1: Getting to Know Microsoft Expression Web 4 Service Pack 2
HOUR 2: Beginning at the End: A Walkthrough of the Finished Project
HOUR 3: A Website Is Really Just Text: Build One in 5 Minutes
HOUR 5: Getting Connected with (Hyper)Links: The Cornerstone of the World Wide Web
HOUR 6: Getting Visual, Part 1: Adding Images and Graphics
HOUR 7: Getting Visual, Part 2: Advanced Image Editing, Thumbnails, and Hotspots
HOUR 8: Cracking the Code: Working in Code View
HOUR 9: Getting Boxed In, Part 1: Using Tables for Tabular Content
HOUR 10: Bringing Style to Substance with Cascading Style Sheets
HOUR 11: Getting Boxed In, Part 2: Knee Deep in CSS
HOUR 12: Styling with Code: Fully Immersed in CSS
HOUR 13: Getting Visual, Part 3: Images as Design Elements with CSS
HOUR 14: Harnessing the Power of CSS Layouts
HOUR 15: Buttons, Buttons, Buttons
HOUR 16: Using Code Snippets
HOUR 17: Building a Functional Menu
HOUR 18: Dynamic Web Templates
HOUR 19: Getting Interactive with Forms
HOUR 20: Working with Flash and Other Embeddable Content
HOUR 21: Beyond the Basics, Part 1: PHP in Expression Web 4
HOUR 22: Test Twice, Publish Once: Professional Cross-Browser Testing with SuperPreview
HOUR 23: Beyond the Basics, Part 2: Get Noticed with the New Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Checker
HOUR 24: Publishing Your Website

Book Details

  • Paperback: 464 pages
  • Publisher: Sams; 2nd Edition (April 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0672335905
  • ISBN-13: 978-0672335907
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