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Re: [ruby-81] Dreamweaver CS3 and Rails...

From: Sam G.
Sent on: Wednesday, July 15, 2009 9:58 AM
I agree. ?In my experience Dreamweaver tends to create HTML and CSS that is difficult to edit and work with (except from within Dreamweaver.) ?I haven't worked with Dreamweaver for a few years (so it may have improved since then) but as a developer I'd be very wary of using Dreamweaver for anything except creating mockups.

~sam

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On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 9:48 AM, Alex Wayne <[address removed]> wrote:
I have had the wonderful pleasure of inserting erb tags into Dreamweaver created markup, and I must say... the experience was unpleasant.

Dreamweaver doesn't produce markup that is very easy to sort through. ?So figuring out exactly were to stick those erb tags and what they should be in anything bigger than a small app will be hard. ?Not impossible, but hard. ?However if this person is really good at web standard, proper use of CSS, etc, then they will likely produce pages that are easier to work with and better suited to a web application.

In general, I find the best way to create HTML and CSS for a web application is to hand tailor it from scratch to leverage the maximum flexibility that a web application needs.

-Alex



On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 6:00 AM, Jon Seidel <[address removed]> wrote:
I'm working with a designer who uses Dreamweaver CS3 to develop a simple courseware testing app with Rails as the framework.
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She's heard rumors that there are some aspects of DW that don't work well with Rails... has anyone heard of this and, if so, what do we do to avoid the problems?
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thanks much....jon
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