Macromedia announced Dreamweaver MX 2004. Dreamweaver MX 2004 delivers deep CSS support in a visual development environment. Dreamweaver MX 2004 also includes SecureFTP, dynamic cross-browser validation functionality, built-in graphics editing, integration with Microsoft Word and Excel, and updated support for ASP.NET, PHP, and ColdFusion server technologies. The entire design environment is built around CSS. Dynamic multi-browser validation automatically checks tags and CSS rules for design compatibility across browsers. A built-in graphics editor using Macromedia Fireworks technology enables users to crop, resize, and edit graphics without leaving the Dreamweaver environment. Dreamweaver MX 2004 also includes advanced integration with Macromedia Contribute 2. Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004, available for Windows and Mac OS X v10.2.6, is expected to ship in September. Pricing is $399 for new users, $199 for upgrades from Dreamweaver MX and Dreamweaver 4, and $99 for education customers. The product is expected to be available in English in September, with Simplified and Traditional Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, and Spanish expected to ship shortly thereafter. www.macromedia.com

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