You'll need an application that supports Secure FTP (SFTP) if you want to publish files to the UNLV web server. Following are software recommendations for applications typically used for webpage development and maintenance at UNLV.
Web Authoring & Maintenance
Problem: Need easy-to-use application for doing basic webpage maintenance
Solution: Adobe Contribute
Adobe Contribute is a good choice for those who need an easy way of maintaining their existing webpages, but don't plan to spend too much time creating new pages. (Windows, Mac)
Problem: Need powerful web authoring application to handle both new development and site maintenance
Solution: Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Dreamweaver is an excellent choice for those who need to do both webpage development and maintenance. (Windows, Mac)
Problem: Need software applications that can handle web, graphics, and dynamic media development
Solution: Adobe Creative Suite
Adobe Creative Suite is useful for those who need a full suite of development products. Different bundles are availble depending on your needs and include such applications as Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Acrobat, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, Contribute, and InDesign. (Windows, Mac)
Problem: Need TELNET and FTP alternatives
This free software is suitable for those who develop webpages and cgi scripts with software applications that don't support secure FTP or Telnet. SSH provides a terminal window interface for editing files directly on the server. Secure FTP enables you to publish files to the web server after you have edited them locally on your computer using a text-editing program.
Quick Start Instructions
Macintosh OS X
Problem: Need TELNET alternative
This free terminal window application is included with OS X. Use as a substitute for TELNET.
Problem: Need FTP alternative
Solution 1: Fetch
This free software is suitable for those who develop webpages and cgi scripts with other applications that don't support secure FTP. Fetch enables you to publish your web files to the server.
Frequently Asked Questions
This free software is suitable for those who develop webpages and cgi scripts with other applications that don't support secure FTP. Fugu enables you to publish your web files to the server.