UPCOMING MEETING

Dive into CSS layout using Dreamweaver
with Brian Wood

LA Web Professionals Group March 2011 Meeting
Thursday, March 10, 2011 | 6:45 PM – 9:30 PM

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Location: Working Village
212 Marine Street, suite 100
Santa Monica CA 90405

FREE ADMISSION * FREE REFRESHMENTS * STREET PARKING (please read the signs)
6:45 PM – Doors Open – Registration / Networking
7:00 PM – Part 1 – In this first part, we will have a quick review of CSS concepts. Then, we are off into using CSS and Dreamweaver to build a web layout. Important concepts we’ll discuss include floats, positioning, layout types (static vs. fluid/liquid), best practices today, and more.
8:00 PM – Networking Break / Refreshments / Tweetup #lawpg
8:20 PM – Prize Drawing
8:25 PM – Part 2 – In this second part, we will dive into styling type with CSS and Dreamweaver. Learning important concepts such as sizing type, learning some of the web “standards” for things like line-height, margin, and more. We’ll also take a look at styling things like lists, blockquotes, indents, and captions.
Please RSVP so we can have an idea of how many people are attending.
You can RSVP on our Facebook event page http://on.fb.me/f3Ebtx , EventBrite or by email lawebprofessionalsgroup@gmail.com
Please feel free to invite as many friends as you want.
Speaker Bio:
Brian Wood:  A seasoned web technology trainer, Brian is an Adobe Creative Instructor and the author of books and training videos on Acrobat, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and InDesign.  In addition to his regular training programs, Brian speaks regularly at national conferences such as Adobe MAX, The InDesign Conference, as well as at events hosted by AIGA and other industry organizations. He also has a free video tips blog at: www.brianwoodtips.com, and a video learning site at: www.askbrianwood.com, and a Dreamweaver CS5 book that takes you through building a website using CSS: http://www.askbrianwood.com/book-purchase/
Parking Options:
there is free two hour street parking along 2nd when available and metered parking along Main Street.
3rd Street for all day free parking
Great website for Main Street metered parking information: http://parking.smgov.net/det_main.html
Closest Main Street metered lot: Lot 9
110 Hill St.
Enter from Kinney St., Hill St. or off of Main St. at Ashland Ave.
175 metered spaces: 165 @ 3 hours, 10 @ 10 hours
$.75 each hour; open 24 hours
Change machine available at that location
 

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