Adobe Dreamweaver CS3 - Dynamic Application Development

3 Day Course
Hands On
Official Adobe Curriculum
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This course has been retired in favour of the CS4 version.

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Introducing the Course (3 topics)

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

Getting Started (6 topics)

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

Using the Database Panel (5 topics)

  • 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

Binding Data to a Page (4 topics)

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

Customizing Recordset Display (12 topics)

  • Introducing Server Behaviours
  • 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
  • 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

Creating Drill-down Interfaces (5 topics)

  • 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

Creating a Search Interface (3 topics)

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

Inserting Rows into a Table (4 topics)

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

Updating Rows (6 topics)

  • 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

Deleting Rows (5 topics)

  • 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

Authenticating Users (5 topics)

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

Prerequisites

Good basic knowledge of Dreamweaver CS3.

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