What is Adobe Dreamweaver? - Web Development Software Application

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1. What is Adobe Dreamweaver?

Adobe Dreamweaver is a web development software application own by Adobe Inc. Dreamweaver is used by the web designers, developers and web editors to make the job easy. Users can design, develop and edit web pages and web sites using Dreamweaver.

Adobe Dreamweaver supports,
  1. ActionScript
  2. Active Server Pages (ASP)
  3. C#
  4. Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  5. ColdFusion
  6. EDML
  7. Extensible HyperText Markup Language (XHTML)
  8. Extensible Markup Language (XML)
  9. Extensible Stylesheet Language Transformations (XSLT)
  10. HyperText Markup Language (HTML)
  11. Java
  12. JavaScript
  13. PHP
  14. Visual Basic (VB)
  15. Visual Basic Script Edition (VBScript)
  16. Wireless Markup Language (WML)

2. History

Dreamweaver was initially designed and developed by a company names Macromedia which is a company acquired by Adobe Inc. The initial release of the Dreamweaver was published by Macromedia on December 1997.

After Adobe Inc acquired the Macromedia in 2005, Adobe owned the brand Dreamweaver and made the versions released and upgrade to the software application.

3. Versions

There were two developers for the Dreamweaver software application as there were two companies own the product. Macromedia and Adobe Inc has contributed to developing the solution with greater features.

CompanyVersion NameVersion CodeReleased Date
Macromedia
Dreamweaver 1.01.0 0December 1997
Dreamweaver 1.21.2 0March 1998
Dreamweaver 2.02.0 0December 1998
Dreamweaver 3.03.0 0December 1999
Dreamweaver 3.0 UltraDev 1.0UltraDev 1.0June 2000
Dreamweaver 4.04.0 0December 2000
Dreamweaver 4.0 UltraDev 4.0UltraDev 4.0December 2000
Dreamweaver 6.0MX29th May 2002
Dreamweaver 7.0MX 200410th September 2003
Dreamweaver 8.08.0 013th September 2005
Adobe Inc
Dreamweaver 9.0CS316th April 2007
Dreamweaver 10.0CS423rd September 2008
Dreamweaver 11.0CS512th April 2010
Dreamweaver 11.5CS5.512th April 2011
Dreamweaver 12.0CS621st April 2012
Dreamweaver 13.0Creative Cloud17th June 2013
Dreamweaver 14.0CC 201418th June 2014
Dreamweaver 15.0CC 2014.16th October 2014
Dreamweaver 16.0CC 201516th June 2015
Dreamweaver 17.0CC 20172nd November 2016
Dreamweaver 18.0CC 201819th October 2017
Dreamweaver 19.0CC 201915th October 2018