PacktLib: Dreamweaver CS6 Mobile and Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery Mobile

Dreamweaver CS6 Mobile and Web Development with HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery Mobile


About the Author

About the Reviewers


Creating Sites and Pages with Dreamweaver CS6

Defining a Dreamweaver site

Creating an HTML5 page

Creating the text content

Linking to a stylesheet


Using HTML5 for Page Structure

Structuring pages with HTML5

Using HTML5 structure elements

Using Code Hints

Adding header, nav, and hgroup

Creating articles and sections

Adding aside content

Creating a footer

An HTML5 layout template

Adding metadata

Solving HTML5 compatibility challenges


Collecting Data with Forms

Capturing client-side form management with JavaScript

Defining the form and form action

Generating form fields with Spry validation

Prompting with HTML5

Designing CSS for forms

Real-world form handling


Applying CSS3 Effects and Transforms

New in CSS3–effects and transforms

CSS3 effects

CSS3 transforms

Interactive effects and transforms

Example – create an animated effect and transform


Embedding HTML5 Native Audio and Video

Native media and compatibility

Laying the groundwork

Preparing native audio

Embedding an HTML5 audio element in a Dreamweaver web page

Embedding HTML5 audio

Embedding native video

Embedding an HTML5 video


Responsive Design with Media Queries

Web design for a multimedia web world

Previewing with Multiscreen Preview

Generating a Media Query in Dreamweaver CS6

Formatting CSS files for Media Queries

Adjusting CSS for Mobile

Defining a Media Query for smartphones

Surveying alternative approaches


Creating Mobile Pages with jQuery Mobile

Mobile pages – an overview

Creating mobile pages from Dreamweaver starters

Customizing Mobile page content

Adding new jQuery Mobile pages and objects

Styling with theme swatches

Example – build a mobile web page with jQuery Mobile objects


Enhancing Mobile Sites

Inserting a layout grid

Designing Mobile Pages with collapsible blocks

Adding jQuery form objects

Building a page with collapsible blocks and a mobile-friendly form


Customizing Themes with ThemeRoller

Applying jQuery Mobile theme swatches

Customizing themes with ThemeRoller

Rolling a theme

Applying a custom theme in Dreamweaver


Building Apps with PhoneGap

Apps and mobile websites

Generating apps with Dreamweaver

Testing and distributing apps