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Web Design Basics for Adobe Dreamweaver CC

Chapter Description

Whether you use thumbnails and wireframes, Photoshop or just a vivid imagination, Dreamweaver can quickly turn your design concepts into complete, standards-based CSS layouts. In this chapter from Adobe Dreamweaver CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), James J. Maivald covers the basics of webpage design, how to create page thumbnails and wireframes, and how to use Photoshop to generate site image assets automatically.

Review questions

  1. What three questions should you ask before starting any web design project?
  2. What is the purpose of using thumbnails and wireframes?
  3. Why is it important to create a design that takes into account smartphones and tablets?
  4. Why would you use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or Fireworks to design a website?
  5. How does Adobe Generator assist in the creation of a website design?
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