Product Evaluation of Adobe
GoLive 4.0

for

RK-MUG, April 14, 1999


History


Main Features

1. Six Powerful Editing/Previewing Options


2. Precision Page Layout Mode

Produces:

Grand-daughter Madeleine

is One Year Old!

Note:


3. Object-Oriented Palette Window
with Context-Sensitive Inspector

Note: Palette has Nine Index Tabs (Layers) on HTML Objects

The Attributes of all HTML Objects are directly addressable by Context-Sensitive Inspector


4. Powerful Color Control


5. Intuitive Linking Options

Internal Links: [e.g., Go To Top]

  1. Drop Anchor
  2. Select Link Name and Click Links Button
  3. Drag [with <Apple>] from Name to Anchor

External Links: [e.g., Go to my HomePage]

  1. Select Link Name and Click Links Button
  2. Type, Copy, or Browse URL


Other Great Features

  1. Cascading Style Sheet (CSS) Support

  2. XML Support

  3. Site Mapping

  4. Built-In FTP Uploading

  5. Ready-to-Use JavaScript Actions


Problems

  1. Has trouble with some tags [e.g., <PRE>...</PRE>]

  2. Trouble controlling "white space"

  3. WYSI NOT ALWAYS WYG

  4. One solution GoLive recommends is <NOEDIT> tag