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Old 04-24-2000, 09:40 AM   #1
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Out of pure curiostity, what webpage designing programs is everyone using (eg. Dreamweaver, Golive, FrontPage, etc.) and why?
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Old 04-24-2000, 12:25 PM   #2
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I use dreamweaver 2..Back in the day I used to use Pagemill but it had a TON of bugs in it...So I got fed up and tested out dreamweaver...Many less bugs so I have stuck with dreamweaver...Haven't even tried using frontpage or golive yet. I am too lazy to do that! http://geekvillage.com/ubb/wink.gif
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Old 04-24-2000, 12:34 PM   #3
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I like using Frontpage 2000, since I'm really used to the Microsoft Office layout.

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Old 04-24-2000, 01:58 PM   #4
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Beleive it or not but I use Netscape Composer, it's easy, it's free, and it's the best. Programs these days are too complicated and comfusing. I have Golive and Frontpage 2000, but don't use them.

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Old 04-24-2000, 02:04 PM   #5
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I use note/word pad. That's how I first started learning html, it's probally not the most efficient way to make web pages though.

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Old 04-24-2000, 04:39 PM   #6
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I use Dreamweaver 3. I had used Frontpage 98/2000, but if you have a site with nearly 3,000 pages, it gets dog-slow.

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Old 04-24-2000, 04:51 PM   #7
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Hello ,

I'm using Frontpage 2000 , because I don't do alot of web designing , and If I do , I make simple pages , so Frontpage is enough for me http://geekvillage.com/ubb/smile.gif


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Old 04-24-2000, 05:13 PM   #8
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I am a Dreamweaver 2.1 user as well and use it for 7 sites of mine totalling over 5,500 html pages and i still have another 5 - 9 sites to start up on http://geekvillage.com/ubb/biggrin.gif

it use to be slow on my Celeron 400a with 64 MB but now i got a new computer last Thursday... PIII 667EB wth 192 MB ram http://geekvillage.com/ubb/eek.gif

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Old 04-24-2000, 05:45 PM   #9
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Using TextPad 4 here. It just is easier for me. The newer version allows you to set up your own tools and macros. Seems like everyone uses what they feel most comfortable with tho.

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Old 04-24-2000, 06:39 PM   #10
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I use FrontPage 2000 and jump to the HTML view a lot to hand-code and modify stuff ;-)

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Old 04-24-2000, 07:16 PM   #11
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I use dreamweaver 3, it's really good with large numbers of html files. You need a pretty decent machine to run it on, i've managed to get an old IBM NT server (4*200Mhz Pentium Pro's,2GB RAM), basically I load the applications into a ram disk b4 starting to work, runs as fast as I can think :-)


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Old 04-24-2000, 07:55 PM   #12
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notepad and homesite 4.1 are the best and only things i need.

dreamweaver is good for not very complicated webpages (http://antilitter.gov.vi),
but if i need a decent coding i do it my self (http://surfsector.com)

For all my graphic needs i use Corel Photo-Paint .. it has everything. Photoshop is nothing comparing to Corel!

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Old 04-25-2000, 10:23 PM   #13
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NOTEPAD! And haven't even ever seen any programs you talked about!
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Old 04-26-2000, 09:19 AM   #14
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Ok: By far the best way to get exactly what you want is to type the actual code in notepad (or msdos edit) However, If you're like me and need to use a lot of tables, get macromedia dreamweaver 3, it's worth it. Dreamweaver is the easiest wysiwyg program out there for tables, it takes 2 minutes to learn. And its free for 30 days... more if you get the crack http://geekvillage.com/ubb/wink.gif .... however i would recommend buying it if you like it enough.
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Old 04-26-2000, 06:37 PM   #15
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I use a mixture of Dreamweaver 3, and BBEdit 5 -- which work together as a team and are seamlessly integrated. I love it!

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