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Dreamweaver CS3 - is it worth upgrading to?

   
9:50 am on May 7, 2008 (gmt 0)

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from dreamweaver mx 2004? any thoughts?
10:19 am on May 7, 2008 (gmt 0)

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It had better be. I just ordered a copy yesterday. :)
9:12 pm on May 27, 2008 (gmt 0)

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...and it wasn't.
12:58 am on May 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

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I upgraded to Expression Web :)
7:26 am on May 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Do you find this to be an improvement on DW?
7:47 am on May 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

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DW CS3 has a couple of improvements over mx 2004. I find it easier to use, the spry widgets are a nice addition, and there is a photoshop like magnification tool which is useful, using css is easier. All in all its a good upgrade. I started working on a new site and I like it. Granted its not a major upgrade, but its good.
8:07 am on May 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

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I actually had DW8. It's not as good an upgrade from 8.
5:00 pm on May 28, 2008 (gmt 0)

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Expression Web v2 I like a lot better than DW8. The current version of EW (v1) is so-so. I am using the freebie beta v2 download - the final version won't ship for about 3 weeks.

I use CSS extensively and I like the interface with EW a lot better than DW. I don't use php, if you do then DW might be better, or wait for EW v2, which has php support.

 

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