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Adobe Dreamweaver - Advanced Interactive Techniques Training Course

Adobe Dreamweaver - Advanced Interactive Techniques Training Schedule

Dreamweaver Advanced Interactive Training Synopsis

This advanced Adobe Dreamweaver Interactive training class teaches you how to create more sophisticated web pages. You will start learning the fundamentals of JavaScript code which will enable you to write your own scripts, create animated slideshows, build menus and more. If you want to add animation and excitement to your webpages then this is the course for you.

Dreamweaver Advanced Interactive Course Length and Time

This class is 2 days long. Class time is 9:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Breaks are scheduled throughout the day and lunch is typically scheduled 12-1. Students provide their own lunch.

What You Will Learn In This Dreamweaver Training Course

n this class you'll be taken step-by-step through a variety of exercises that will take your web development skills to the next level. Kick your sites up a notch by adding animation and interactivity to create an amazing user experience. You’ll start by learning the fundamentals of JavaScript code. Knowing even the basics will empower you to write your own scripts as well as use freely available JavaScript frameworks (code written for you) such as the industry standard jQuery. Learn how to create animated slideshows with transitions like fades or slides. Create animated image enlargers, show/hide additional content, build nice looking menus and more. You’ll even learn how to use cookies to remember a visitor’s custom settings the next time they visit your site.

Dreamweaver Advanced Interactive - Enrollment

Please see our Enrollment Page ( for our enrollment form.

Locations for This Dreamweaver Training Course

We have training centers in Atlanta, Houston, Chicago, Denver, San Diego and Washington DC. We also offer classes at a network of rental facilities. We offer private onsite training and instructor-led, live online training. If coming to a rental facility, please double-check the location of your class with our office to make sure you get to the right location.

Prerequisites for This Dreamweaver Advanced Training Course

Knowledge of your operating system and basic computer navigation is required for all classes. We also recommend that you are familiar with JavaScript and the Dreamweaver software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe web site.

Goals For This Dreamweaver Advanced Training Course

Sterling Ledet and Associates realizes the importance of education and we take pride in being able to offer you classes that are more custom fit to your needs. Call us at (877) 819-2665 if you have any special questions or e-mail us at

Section 1

  • Fundamentals of JavaScript Code
  • Topics
  • JavaScript Methods (such as Alerts)
  • Variables
  • The Importance of Quotes
  • Numbers vs. Strings
  • Concatenation
  • Reusing Code with Functions
  • Topics
  • Defining Functions
  • Calling Functions
  • Defining Parameters and Passing Arguments
  • Simple Accordion with JavaScript
  • Topics
  • Hide and Show Elements with JavaScript
  • Making a Simple Accordion
  • Targeting Elements by ID
  • Adding a Class Style to Elements with JavaScript
  • If/Else Tests: Clearing Form Fields
  • Topics
  • Getting and Setting Properties
  • onFocus vs. onBlur
  • Clearing Text Hints from Form Fields

Section 2

  • Show/Hide Content with jQuery Animation
  • Topics
  • Running Code when the Document is Ready
  • jQuery Effects
  • Responding to Clicks
  • Making It Degrade Nicely if JavaScript Is Disabled
  • jQuery Hover Animation
  • Topics
  • jQuery Hover Function
  • jQuery Animate Function
  • CSS Outline Property
  • More Advanced jQuery Show/Hide
  • Topics
  • Adding an Animated Transition To Reveal Hidden Content
  • Adding a jQuery slideToggle()
  • Traversing the document with jQuery

Section 3

  • jQuery FancyBox: Animated Image Viewer
  • Topics
  • Using the FancyBox jQuery Plugin
  • Grouping Photos
  • Customizing the Settings
  • Customizing the Look via CSS
  • jQuery Cycle: A Simple Slideshow
  • Topics
  • Using the jQuery Cycle Plugin
  • Animating between Photos (Fade, Slide, etc.)
  • jQuery Cycle: Adding Slideshow Controls
  • Topics
  • Customizing the jQuery Cycle Plugin
  • Adding Controls to Jump Directly to Desired Content

Section 4

  • jQuery Cycle: Adding a Pause Button
  • Topics
  • Pausing and Playing the Cycle
  • Dynamically Adding HTML
  • Toggling Between Two Functions
  • Setting CSS
  • jQuery Image Carousel
  • Topics
  • Using the jQuery jCarousel Plugin
  • Customizing the Look via CSS
  • jQuery Form Validation
  • Topics
  • Using jQuery to Require Proper Info in Forms
  • Email Validation
  • Styling and Customizing Error Messages

Section 5

  • Setting Properties: Changing Text Size
  • Topics
  • Setting CSS Class Styles via JavaScript
  • getElementById()
  • Using Cookies: Storing Text Size
  • Topics
  • Creating Cookies
  • Getting Values Stored in Cookies
  • Storing a User’s Text Size Preference in Cookies
  • Show/Hide Content via Text Links
  • Topics
  • Hiding Additional Content until User Clicks a Text Link
  • Making It Degrade Nicely if JavaScript Is Disabled
  • Custom Menus with CSS: Son of Suckerfish
  • Topics
  • Menus Made with CSS (No JS Required in Modern Browsers)
  • Tracking Visitors with Cookies
  • Topics
  • Getting and Setting Cookies
  • Verifying that Cookies Exist
  • Tracking the Number of Visits
  • Getting the Referring Page, Current Date/Time
  • Sending Cookie Data along with a Form


Our goal is to make sure your class meets your objectives, not ours. Therefore, all of our outlines are treated as guides to help steer the workshop. This outline does not guarantee that all the topics listed will be covered in the time allowed. The amount of material covered is based on the skill level of the student audience. We may change or alter course topics to best suit the classroom situation.

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