WebAssist partners with CSS guru Eric Meyer on new Web layout tool
Eric Meyer’s CSS Sculptor, created in collaboration with WebAssist, makes
it easy for Dreamweaver users to create Web standards compliant CSS-based
Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) August 23, 2007 — With today’s release of Eric
Meyer’s CSS Sculptor from WebAssist, Adobe Dreamweaver users can now
quickly create completely customized, Web standards compliant CSS-based
Modern Web design increasingly demands page layout rely on Cascading Style
Sheets (CSS) for better cross-browser compatibility and user accessibility.
Creating proper CSS-based layouts that are cross-browser compatible is a
daunting task for even an accomplished Web professional–Eric Meyer’s CSS
Sculptor is the answer.
“We created CSS Sculptor to help Web designers master the complexity of
creating Web standards compliant CSS-based layouts,” said Eric Meyer, an
internationally recognized HTML, CSS, and Web standards expert and author.
“I worked closely with WebAssist to craft a tool that gives Web designers
both CSS power and flexibility.”
* CSS Sculptor gives Web designers and developers alike the best of both
worlds: a solid CSS-based layout foundation and total customizable control.
Once a layout is selected, the user can change any aspect of it, including
page width and browser window position. Additional columns can be added to
the left or right of the main content area; likewise, headers and footers
can be included or omitted with a single checkbox click.
* CSS Sculptor features a unique user interface element that displays the
structure of the CSS markup in a tree-like control. Extension users can
select any layout component in the layout tree, such as the body or header,
to define specific properties. The six-tabbed interface of CSS Sculptor
allows users to quickly set just the properties they need to create the
* CSS Sculptor includes 30 of the most common Web page layouts, which can
be easily modified in every aspect of CSS control, including page
positioning, margins, fonts, and background images. Additionally, CSS
Sculptor automatically creates a print style sheet for every design.
* CSS Sculptor can save any modified design as a new layout preset, which
can instantly be re-created enabling Web designer’s to export their custom
layouts for use on another system, share with a team member or duplicate
them for further modification.
“Eric’s vision and expertise have taken CSS Sculptor to a whole new level
of usability and output,” said Joseph Lowery, Vice President of Marketing
for WebAssist .”His included CSS comments help new users understand how the
page is structured and can be turned off when no longer needed.”
Eric Meyer’s CSS Sculptor retails for $149.99 and is now available at a
special introductory price of $99.99 through September 6, 2007 at
www.webassist.com/go/css. CSS Sculptor is compatible with Dreamweaver CS3
and Dreamweaver 8 on both Windows and Macintosh platforms.
About Eric Meyer
Eric Meyer has been working with the web since late 1993 and is an
internationally recognized expert on the subjects of HTML, CSS, and Web
standards. A widely read author, he is the founder of Complex Spiral
Consulting, which counts among its clients America On-Line; Apple Computer,
Inc.; Wells Fargo Bank; and Macromedia, who described Eric as “a critical
partner in our efforts to transform Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004 into a
revolutionary tool for CSS-based design.”
About Webassist.com Corporation
WebAssist makes the Web work with market-leading extensions (software
add-ons) for the Adobe (formerly Macromedia)platform in eCommerce and
productivity. Through custom integration services, WebAssist empowers
businesses to extend their product’s reach into the world-wide developer
market. WebAssist.com hosts a self-service developer community with over
200,000 members registered. WebAssist’s partners include Adobe, PayPal,
AOL, Yahoo!, Google, and Affinity. For further details please visit:
www.webassist.com/go/css/ (http://www.webassist.com/go/css/) .