Quick and Dirty Coding with JavaScript Snippets Support

Dreamweaver includes several dozen code "snippets" and functions to help you quickly add JavaScript to your Web pages. These self-contained JavaScript code fragments and functions are used to perform common tasks including everything from calculating the area of a circle to opening a new pop-up window.


In this beginner's article, Jason shows how to use the Snippets panel, and how to store your own favourite pieces of code as snippets for re-use next time.

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Jason Cranford Teague

Jason Cranford TeagueJason Cranford Teague has been working in digital media design since 1994. Over the years, his clients have included Bank of America, Coca-Cola, Virgin, CNN, Kodak, Siemens, The European Space Agency, and WebMD. A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where he spent a very cold year getting his M.S. in Technical Communication, Jason is regularly asked to speak at conferences about design for Web, print, and video. An internationally recognized writer and columnist, Jason is the author of numerous books and articles including the best selling DHTML and CSS for the World Wide Web (Peachpit Press), Final Cut Express Solutions (Sybex), Dreamweaver MX Magic (New Riders), and Photoshop CS at Your Fingertips (Sybex). In addition, he has written for the Apple Developers Connection, Computer Arts Magazine, Macworld Magazine, and The Independent Newspaper as well as appearing on TechTV's “The Screen Savers.” Jason is currently running Bright Eye Media (www.brighteyemedia.com), which specializes in Web sites for education and entertainment.

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