Conclusion: Adobe's Web design program Dreamweaver digs deeper with its CS5 version-at least for advanced users. But beginners may need or want more help than Adobe?s increasingly complex tool is primed to provide.
Pros: Enhancements to Live View now function with dynamic content. Useful tools for fixing and interacting with CSS. BrowserLab integration, for testing pages in a selection of Web browsers and OSes.
Cons: Few major changes from CS4 release. Sketchy features for beginners.
Excerpt: The Good Multiple ways to access most commands. Can customize work environment and reset to default easily. Provides reasonably reliable visual rendition. Powerful PHP scripting environment. HTML5 and CSS3 support. The Bad Steep learning curve. Spreadsheet-like reports.
Pros: Multiple ways to access most commands., Can customize work environment and reset to default easily., Provides reasonably reliable visual rendition., Powerful PHP scripting environment., HTML5 and CSS3 support.
Cons: Steep learning curve., Spreadsheet-like reports., Design view may incorrectly place columns or margins., Interface has commands and buttons all over the place. -Help will take you to non-Adobe sites, unless you set a preference.