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  1. 1badbird

    1badbird New Member

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    So I started a company in the past few months and need to create a website, currently all I have is a coming soon page, what I need to ask is I own two programs for this type of thing golive and dreamweaver, what is better to use and any resources for me to get better at it?
     
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    Neither.

    Learn code or hire someone.
     
  3. 1badbird

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    response from someone who isnt a douchebag? ^^^
     
  4. drpepper

    drpepper Active Member

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    if you dont know how to code, i would suggest you use dreamweaver.
    the best way would be to use notepad and do it from scratch.

    but for noobs, dreamweaver is ok.
     
  5. Drowned

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    I say dreamweaver could be fine to start out if you have the time to learn it... :dunno:
     
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    That's the fucking truth. :ugh2:
     
  7. Suazo

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    do you have photoshop?

    you could create sites theres, slice them as html and upload them to your host

    but thats just a simple site, if your company is big you might need to learn php
     
  8. kingtoad

    kingtoad OT Supporter

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    You should probably look into hiring someone who knows what they're doing. But, if you don't care about what your website looks like, how it functions, or how usable it is, then you should just be able to start pressing buttons in Dreamweaver and create something.
     
  9. kingtoad

    kingtoad OT Supporter

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    I disagree.

    I think a plaintext editor is a newbies best friend. Once they're competent and have a grasp on things, then they can move onto utilities like Dreamweaver to assist them in the process.
     
  10. kingtoad

    kingtoad OT Supporter

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    For the record, I would never, ever suggest this.
     
  11. 1badbird

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    no experience but why not...

    while not being very good with site building I am quite good with photoshop...would this be atleast a good start for me, and then go in and play with code after?
     
  12. Suazo

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    http://forums.offtopic.com/showthread.php?t=3897747

    yes, I always use photoshop for the design. Then use html/css in dreamweaver.

    For a newb i guess you can start slicing in photoshop.

    Or you can just design it and hire a company/someone to create the code.
     
  13. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    hire someone.

    my dad will spend like 15 hours doing something that would take me 10 minutes just because he doesn't want to ask for help. and he has 40 years of programming experience.

    assuming you value your time at all, just hire someone. seriously.
     
  14. kingtoad

    kingtoad OT Supporter

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    If you are good with Photoshop, then I would suggest you design your website in Photoshop, then toss the PSD to someone to build it out correctly.

    Like these guys: http://www.psd2html.com/

    Get it done properly and you won't regret it. I guarantee it.
     
  15. drpepper

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    lol
     

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