Adobe Fireworks CS6 Features and Tutorials

The Adobe Fireworks CS6 software allows creating some excellent layouts of websites and mobile applications even quicker – there is no need to write any code. Share vector and bitmap images, layouts, 3D graphics and interactive content through tablet devices and smartphones.

Adobe Fireworks CS6 for Web Design

Create and share optimized graphics and interactive content, which will be organically displayed on screens of any sizes, using the Adobe Fireworks CS6 software. Advanced functions of CSS extraction, a new palette called “CSS Properties”, the new jQuery mobile theme skinning extension will allow you saving your time, while creating projects for the Internet, smartphones and tablet devices.

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New features of Adobe Fireworks CS6

  • Extraction of accurate CSS code from layouts and web pages. The new “CSS Properties” palette allows accurately extracting CSS elements and values (including color, font, gradient, corner radius, etc.)
  • Improved CSS support. Extraction of CSS code, using the “Properties” panel, and creation of CSS sprites, based on the compositions of layouts.
  • Support of work with themes in the jQuery application. Creation, modification and updates of jQuery themes for mobile web sites and applications.
  • Easy access to the tools used for working with color. Easy switch between regimes of solid fill, gradient and pattern. Application of non-transparence to fills and outlines for more precise editing.
  • Increased productivity. Improved function of redrawing in the Mac OS operating system. Improved memory management, allowing working with files 4 times faster in the 64-bit Windows systems.
  • API access for creating extensions.

Main functions of Adobe Fireworks CS6:

  • Quick development of prototypes for mobile and tablet devices. Users can create and optimize vector and bitmap images, content, compositions, frameworks and layouts for smartphones and tablet devices. Advanced capacities of design visualization with pixel precision allow adapting projects to screens of nearly any size. Close integration with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Dreamweaver, as well as with other Adobe solutions, allows efficiently exchanging data.
  • Accelerationofworkflows. The precise transformation of layouts for web sites, smartphones and tablet devices is executed with the use of CSS3 extraction tools in the “CSS Properties” palette. The themes for mobile applications are developed based on the jQuery extension.

Quick creation of improved screen graphics. Adobe Fireworks allows reducing delays for the creation of projects, thanks to quick redrawing tools, improved memory management functions and user interface. Layouts can now be constructed based on symbols and templates from the common library.

This article contains some interesting and very useful Adobe Fireworks CS6 tutorials.

Adobe Fireworks Tutorials

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1 Comment
  1. Joseph Feb 10, 4:29 pm

    Nice overview. I enjoyed the drawing in light blog as well.

    Do you know how to make my css panel in fireworks output hex not RGB?

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