Adobe Dreamweaver is a web development application originally created by Macromedia and now owned by Adobe Systems, which acquired Macromedia in 2005.
Like other HTML editors, Dreamweaver edits files locally, then uploads all edited files to the remote web server using FTP, SFTP, or WebDAV.
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.
Design, develop, and maintain content within Adobe? Dreamweaver? CS3 while taking advantage of intelligent integration with other Adobe tools, including Adobe Flash? CS3 Professional, Adobe Fireworks? CS3, Adobe Photoshop? CS3, Adobe Contribute? CS3, and new Adobe Device Central CS3 for creating mobile device content.
Complete CSS support:
Discover the advantage of visual CSS tools that make it easy to view, edit, and move styles within and between files, as well as see how your changes will affect the design. Accelerate your workflow with new CSS layouts, and test your design with the new Browser Compatibility Check.
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.
Support for leading technologies:
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.
Easily add FLV files to your web pages in just five clicks, with no knowledge of Flash required. Customize the video environment to match your website.
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 technologies.
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.
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.