Microsoft FrontPage is an easy to learn and comfortable Web-editor for designing, preparing and publishing web-sites. Due to an integration with the family of MS Office products, used interface and abundance of the templates, this program allows one, even a beginner, to cope with work quickly, knowing only the basics of work with the MS Word. And it's wrong to say that FrontPage is a solution for "clumsy users": this program offers wide functional opportunities and different tools of optimization of collective developement, it allows to create dynamic complicated web-sites of practically any complexity.
The latest version of this product FrontPage 2003 showed up at the end of the year and made its fans happy by featuring many improvements. An improved graphics support in FrontPage 2003 simplifies the work with images from other applications. For instance, FrontPage 2003 supports script writing for Flash-objects. And in order to include a Macromedia Flash object into the Web-site, it is sufficient to drag it into the working space of FrontPage.
Dynamic Web-templates that appeared in the new version allow to determine the sections of web-sites available for editing. With updating the file of the main template, all corrections spread automatically to all pages connected to the selected template.
FrontPage successfully combines the possibilities of using the visual designer and instruments for editing the code. In the new version of this program, there appeared a new split window, which includes two sections: "Design" and "Code". In the "Design" window, one works in the WYSIWYG mode. And in the "Code" window, an automatical update of the code is realized when the model is modified. The complex design tools allow one to enhance the quality of a created code and improve programming skills.