Tutorial: Developing a Web Application

Tutorial: Developing a Web Application

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to use Macromedia Dreamweaver 8 to quickly begin developing dynamic database-driven web applications, allowing you to present information retrieved from a database on your web pages.

You’ll display data on web pages for the Cafe Townsend site, using a sample database provided with Dreamweaver. You’ll also use Dreamweaver to create a record-insertion form to let visitors leave comments.

In this tutorial, you will complete the following tasks:

Before you begin

Review your task

Open a document to work in

Define a recordset

Display the database records

Add dynamic fields to the table

Set a repeated region

View your page

Create a record insert form

Copy files to the server

Further reading

Getting Started with Dreamweaver
Dreamweaver Basics
Working with Dreamweaver Sites
Laying Out Pages
Adding Content to Pages
Working with Page Code
Preparing to Build Dynamic Sites
Making Pages Dynamic
Developing Applications Rapidly