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Adobe have really outdone themselves


wac

Senior Member
#5
I've just been having a play and picked it up straight away because it's actually identical to After Effects, just a very stripped down version that you can export as HTML/CSS3 web pages.
 

WEBIAN

Senior Member
#7
mrp2049 said:
HTML5 and CSS3 continue to blow my mind!
It seems like a “tax” rather than an evolution in the development of the applications. Comparing CS5 to the previous versions I get the impression that many changes were made just for the sake of it. Only some of them were useful (“evolutional”), like the layering system in PS, the DW preview on mobile devices (slightly useful) and not many others.

What really puzzles me is how some features are presented, like “how amazing!! With the new DW you can write a web address of a web page in a purposely designed field and view its source!!!!” I mean, we can do this with any browser and we’ve always done it, haven't we? Do we need to do it in DW?

Also, do we need to use some predesigned buttons that we can render using css codes? These applications should be targeted at designers, not amateurs.

Personally I find it much more interesting and creative to make my own buttons in PS and use alt tags to avoid hindering the indexing of the pages.

Imagine this situation: I change the position of the light switches in my home every week, so that people take five minutes to find them each time a change is made. Would that make my place more evolved?
 
#8
Its interesting but that link doesn't work on IE9 for me. I was just wanting to check the media queries part as I didnt think IE supported them, but then I realised that entire site doesn't seem to work in IE9!


WEBIAN said:
It seems like a “tax” rather than an evolution in the development of the applications. Comparing CS5 to the previous versions I get the impression that many changes were made just for the sake of it. Only some of them were useful (“evolutional”), like the layering system in PS, the DW preview on mobile devices (slightly useful) and not many others.

What really puzzles me is how some features are presented, like “how amazing!! With the new DW you can write a web address of a web page in a purposely designed field and view its source!!!!” I mean, we can do this with any browser and we’ve always done it, haven't we? Do we need to do it in DW?

Also, do we need to use some predesigned buttons that we can render using css codes? These applications should be targeted at designers, not amateurs.

Personally I find it much more interesting and creative to make my own buttons in PS and use alt tags to avoid hindering the indexing of the pages.

Imagine this situation: I change the position of the light switches in my home every week, so that people take five minutes to find them each time a change is made. Would that make my place more evolved?
That.s not actually a very good method... Much better to have all the buttons in text and then replace the text with an image using css. Better for optimisation in general and accessibility.

*Edit* - Ok it works in IE9, kind of. Its VERY slow for me at least which is why I thought it was broken at first.
 

WEBIAN

Senior Member
#9
richimgd said:
That.s not actually a very good method... Much better to have all the buttons in text and then replace the text with an image using css. Better for optimisation in general and accessibility.
Well… There’s no comparison to what you can do with PS and what you can do with css. I often hear people say “OMG this website has got too much graphic design”. Too much graphic design?? I don’t agree…