Video:How to Get Started Using Aptana Studio Web Editorwith Daniel Lazar
Aptana Studio web editor is a great open source tool for web designers. If you're just getting started with it, here's a video on beginning to work with Aptana Studio web editor.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Get Started Using Aptana Studio Web Editor
Start Project in Aptana Studio
The first step of using Aptana is creating a new project. This can be done by choosing either "File/New," "File/New from template" or by clicking the "New" button, which is located below the "File." You can choose to start with a blank page or by using a template. Name it and start your project. Now, you should choose a theme to work with. Search through themes by clicking the "Themes" button found below the "Project" button. Choose one which you like.
Save and Preview Aptana Studio Projects
Now that you have the project started, you can unleash your creativity. While working, you should save your work. This can be done in "File/Save" or "File/Save as." Also, you may want to export your project. Exporting can be done by accessing "File/Export." If the project is saved, you can see how your project looks by switching from "editor mode" to "preview mode." This can be done by pressing the "Show Preview" button located below the "Search" button. See if you like what you have done; if not, change back to "editor mode" and modify the files and check again to see what changes were made.
Learn More About Aptana Studio Web Editor
With the "Window" button, you can customize the perspective of your project. You can change Tool Bar Visibility, Menu Visibility, Command Groups and Shortcuts. Also, commands can be inserted by clicking the "Commands" button. While working, you can walk through windows/projects by choosing left or right arrows. These are just first steps for starting your work in Aptana Studio. You need to deepen your skills by studying all advice from experienced users. You can get support directly on www.aptana.com/support or in the software's start page.
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