Adobe's Dreamweaver is a fantastic web development application. It simplifies and streamlines a lot of the coding so that a web developer does not have to reinvent the wheel each time they create a new website. Dreamweaver also has a handy template management tool that makes it easy to update an entire website just by editing the template.
Microsoft Web Platform Installer: a foolproof local web server with applications to be used in a few clicks
Do you create web applications based on PHP or ASP.NET and do you need to test and modify them on your local computer before you launch them in the web environment? There are several solutions; one of the easiest ones is to use the Microsoft Web Platform Installer application. Don't be afraid, it does not offer solely MS technologies.
For any website owner are the traffic and visitors number very important. You should compare the current and the past traffic statistics to check if your traffic is growing. And if not, you will have a reason for improving your work.
Looking for consistent color profiles for your web site or other projects where you work with graphics? A selection of five colors may not be easy for everyone. A helpful hand is the online application called Kuler from Adobe.
It seems that the Internet connection is almost anywhere and its speed is good enough. So we can work with online applications in very comfortable way. Web applications have many pros. The main is that they are available from anywhere; you need only a computer and web browser. There is a very interested idea - I mean several projects I called web operating systems.
So far, relatively new web page editor Microsoft Expression Web 2 offers in its second version the basic support for editing of PHP scripts. I consider it a very successful tool for web designer/CSS coders. It is much better than the madness called FrontPage. It is not starting much slower than the popular editor PSPad, so I decided to use Expression Web 2 for editing the files directly on FTP.
Setting up the appearance of tables on the website is often the most unpleasant part of the webdesigner’s work. I will be not far from the truth when say that most designers prepare only basic CSS for tables a forgot on the rest. I also don’t remember on I ever saw a graphic design in Photoshop, which would somehow foresaw the display tables.