Design, develop, and maintain websites and web applications with Adobe Dreamweaver
CS3 software. Built for both designers and developers, Dreamweaver CS3 offers visual
and code environments, as well as intelligent integration with related Adobe software.
Create rich web content
Spry framework for Ajax
Integrate data into web pages using XML from an RSS feed or a database. Integrated
data can be easily sorted and filtered.
Easily add common interface components such as lists, tables, tabs, form validation, and
repeatable regions to web pages with widgets from the Spry framework for Ajax.
Easily add visual transitions to page elements to make them grow, shrink, fade,
highlight, and more with the Spry effects for Ajax.
Open server and technology support
Support for leading technologies
Take advantage of support for leading web development technologies, including HTML,
Quickly integrate XML content using either XSL or the Spry framework for Ajax. Point
to an XML file or XML feed URL, and Dreamweaver CS3 will display its contents,
enabling you to drag and drop appropriate fields onto your page.
Adobe Photoshop® and Fireworks® integration
Copy and paste directly from Adobe Photoshop CS3 or Fireworks CS3 software into
Dreamweaver CS3 to leverage assets from your prototype in your finished project.
Easily add FLV files to your web pages in just five clicks, with no knowledge of Adobe
Flash® software required. Customize the video environment to match your website.
Adobe Device Central CS3
Design, preview, and test mobile device content using Adobe Device Central, now
integrated throughout Adobe Creative Suite® 3.
Enjoy a more efficient workflow with Adobe Bridge, the hub of Adobe Creative Suite 3,
which offers central access to project files, applications, and settings, as well as XMP
metadata tagging and searching capabilities.
Integrated coding environment
Organize and accelerate your coding with code collapse, color coding, line
numbering, and a coding toolbar with comment/uncomment and code snippets.
Apply code hints for HTML and server languages.
Text and code import
Quickly import text or code from other applications such as Microsoft® Outlook and
Word. (Microsoft Office 12 is supported.) Retain original formatting, or apply CSS
from the destination file.
Pick your platform: Dreamweaver CS3 is available for Intel® or PowerPC® based
Macintosh computers, as well as for Windows® XP and Windows Vista™ systems.
Design in your preferred platform and then deliver across platforms with more
reliable, consistent, and high-performance results.
Learn as you go with comprehensive in-product tutorials, reference content, and
instructional templates that make it easy to expand your skill set and adopt the latest
Extended Dreamweaver community
Enjoy all the benefits of the extensive Dreamweaver community, including the online
Adobe Design Center and Adobe Developer Center, training and seminars,
developer certification programs, user forums, and more than 1,000 downloadable
extensions available in the Dreamweaver Exchange.
Take advantage of all the flexibility and power of a world-class web design tool.
Manipulate pixel-perfect designs in Design view, craft complex code in Code view,
or do a little of each. Work the way you work best.
Apply best practices
Complete CSS support
Easily incorporate CSS into your project with the new CSS layouts. Extensive
comments in each template explain the layout, so beginning and intermediate
designers can learn quickly. Each template can be customized for your project.
Browser Compatibility Check
Save time and ensure a more consistent experience across browsers and operating
systems with the new Browser Compatibility Check. Generate reports that identify
CSS-related issues in a variety of browsers, without needing to launch the browsers.
CSS Advisor website
Find fast solutions to browser-specific CSS issues with the new CSS Advisor website,
an online community featuring a wealth of user-contributed solutions and insight.
Easily move CSS code from inline to head, from head to external sheet, from
document to document, or between external sheets. Cleaning up existing CSS in
older pages has never been easier.
Unified CSS panel
View CSS information in a single, unified CSS panel that makes it easy to see the
styles applied to a specific element, identify where attributes are defined, and edit
existing styles without entering Code view.
CSS layout visualization
Apply visual aids, such as outlines and shading, in CSS layouts to easily visualize
complex nesting schemes and to select sections for editing. Select a layout to see
parameters in a pop-up window, including ID, padding, margin, and border settings.
Style Rendering toolbar
View content just as end users will see it, regardless of how it’s delivered. Use the
Style Rendering toolbar to preview your design in simulations of a PC screen,
handheld device, or printout.