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Adobe Dreamweaver - Advanced Application Development Training Course

Adobe Dreamweaver - Advanced Application Development Training Schedule

Dreamweaver Advanced Application Training Course Synopsis

Adobe Dreamweaver : Application Development provides students with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to build and manage dynamic websites using Dreamweaver. In this course, you’ll learn how to connect to a database, search and display results, and build a page to update the database. If you’ve always dreamed of building a more advanced, data-powered site, but didn’t know where to start, then this course is for you.

Prerequisites for this Dreamweaver Training Course

We highly recommend attending the Dreamweaver : Website Development course before attending this class. You should also have basic experience with databases and know what language and database type your website uses for database integration (for example PHP or ColdFusion, SQL Server or MySql). We also recommend that you have the Adobe Dreamweaver software before starting the class. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe website.

What You Will Learn in This Dreamweaver Training Course

  • Basics of Dynamic Application Development
  • Basics of Drill-Down Interface
  • Building Recordsets and Binding Data to a Page
  • Server Debug Options
  • ColdFusion Security and Login
  • Creating a Dynamic Search Interface
  • Database Panel and Application Wizards

Dreamweaver Training 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.

Dreamweaver Advanced Application - Enrollment

Please see our Enrollment Page ( for our enrollment form.

Locations for this Dreamweaver Advanced 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.

Goals for this Dreamweaver 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

Lesson 1 - Introduction

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

Lesson 2 - Getting Started

  • Understanding static vs. dynamic pages
  • Working with sites in Dreamweaver
  • Learning Dreamweaver interface basics
  • Developing dynamic pages
  • Including common code

Lesson 3 - Using the Database Panel

  • Using databases on the web
  • Creating a database connection
  • Using the Database panel
  • Using the Bindings panel to create a simple recordset
  • Creating an advanced recordset using joins

Lesson 4 - Binding Data to a Page

  • Binding data to a page
  • Using Live Data View
  • Formatting data using the Bindings panel
  • Inserting a dynamic image

Lesson 5 - Customizing Recordset Display

  • Introducing Server Behaviors
  • Displaying all rows in a recordset using Repeat Region
  • Introducing Application Objects
  • Using the Recordset Navigation Bar to page through recordsets
  • Displaying Recordset Navigation Status
  • Using the Server Debug View

Lesson 6 - Creating Drill-down Interfaces

  • Creating a drill-down interface
  • Generating dynamic links
  • Using dynamic filters in SQL
  • Using the Dynamic Table Application Object
  • Creating a master-detail page set

Lesson 7 - Creating a Search Interface

  • Reviewing HTML Forms
  • Creating dynamically populated drop-down menus
  • Creating filtered recordsets

Lesson 8 - Inserting Rows into a Table

  • Creating a form and using the Insert Record Server Behavior
  • Validating form data using Behaviors
  • Creating dynamic form elements
  • Using the Recordset Insertion Form Application Object

Lesson 9 - Updating Rows

  • Creating an interface for updating data
  • Displaying results in a table using the Dynamic Table Application Object
  • Creating a pre-filled form for the row to update
  • Using URL parameters
  • Using the Record Update Form Application Object
  • Manually creating a form and applying an Update Record Server Behavior

Lesson 10 -Deleting Rows

  • Understanding the delete process
  • Creating a delete confirmation page
  • Passing hidden data in a form
  • Using a SQL Delete statement
  • Using the Delete Row Application Object

Lesson 11 - Authenticating Users

  • Setting and retrieving cookies
  • Authenticating users with a web application
  • Building the registration pages
  • Building the log-in page
  • Restricting access to pages


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.