Tuesday, December 27, 2011

What's new in Dreamweaver CS5.5

Multiscreen Preview panel
Design for smartphones, tablets, and personal computers with the Multiscreen Preview panel. With media query support, developers can style and visualize rendering for a range of devices in a single panel.

jQuery Mobile integration
Add advanced interactivity with jQuery code hinting. jQuery is the industry-standard JavaScript library, making it simple to add a wide range of interactivity to web pages. Get a jump start with starter templates for mobile phones.

CSS3/HTML5 support
Style with the CSS panel, updated to support CSS3. Design view now supports media queries, applying different styles as you adjust screen dimensions. Code for the future with HTML5, with code hinting and Design view rendering support.

Cutting-edge Live View rendering
Check your page with Live View, now with an updated WebKit rendering engine. Preview designs for multiple devices with real-time media query support. HTML5 and CSS3 capabilities and enhancements make designing for mobile devices even more efficient.



Native Android and iOS apps with PhoneGap
Build and package native apps for Android™ and iOS with new PhoneGap functionality. Convert your existing HTML to a mobile phone application within Dreamweaver using the open source PhoneGap framework.

Integrated CMS support
Enjoy authoring and testing support for content management system (CMS) frameworks like WordPress, Joomla!, and Drupal. The Dynamically Related Files feature provides direct access to a page's related files, even for dynamic pages, and Live View Navigation offers accurate previews of dynamic applications.

FTPS, FTPeS support
Deploy files more securely with enhanced FTP support. Dreamweaver CS5.5 now adds native support for the FTPS and FTPeS protocols.

Site-specific code hinting
Benefit from code hinting on nonstandard files and directories in Dreamweaver CS5.5, enabling enhanced hinting support for third-party PHP libraries and CMS frameworks such as WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla!.

Adobe Creative Suite integration
Save time and reduce the number of steps required to complete projects with intelligent integration across Adobe Flash® Professional, Fireworks®, Photoshop® Extended, and Adobe CS Live online services.

W3C validation
Use the W3C's own online validation service to ensure the accuracy of your standards-based web designs.

Subversion support
Store your files more securely with support for Subversion® software, which has been updated to the version 1.7 protocol.

Adobe BrowserLab integration
Preview dynamic web pages and local content with multiple viewing, diagnostic, and comparison tools. Dreamweaver integrates with Adobe BrowserLab, an Adobe CS Live online service1,2 that accurately tests web content across browsers and operating systems.

CSS inspection
Visually display the CSS box model in detail and easily toggle CSS properties without reading code or needing to use a separate utility.

Intelligent coding assistance
Write clean code with confidence. Take advantage of code hinting with HTML, JavaScript, and Ajax frameworks such as Spry, jQuery, and Prototype. Get direct insight into core PHP functions with dynamic PHP code hinting.

PHP custom class code hinting
Build and maintain PHP applications and get direct insight into core functions, methods, and objects with dynamic PHP code hinting.

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