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Part I: In the Beginning, There Were No ... > Chapter 4: Mobile Web Design Softwar...

Chapter 4

Mobile Web Design Software and Utilities

In This Chapter

arrow Understanding the difference between hand-coding and using web design software

arrow Looking into source code editors

arrow Exploring whether to use Adobe Dreamweaver

arrow Understanding the advantages of Adobe Creative Suite programs

arrow Setting up a local test environment

arrow Installing a web server on your workstation for testing

In the world of professional web design, there are essentially two disciplines, or schools of thought, or camps — or whatever you want to call them. On the one hand, there are the purists — usually hand-coders who type in the code that creates web pages “by hand,” without the aid of WYSIWYG (pronounced wih-zee-wig, for What You See Is What You Get) software. Which brings us to the second type of professional web designers: You guessed it — those professionals who do use WYSIWYG design software to create web pages.


  

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