Thursday, December 11, 2008

HTML Resources

History of the WebAll the way from how the internet came into existence to statistics on the growth of the internet. Berners-Lee An interview, biography and more. Vannevar Bush A short biography. This is the 1945 article that first introduced the idea of hyperlinks. Andreessen Another interview and the story of how he founded Netscape.
Historical Stuff
HTML tutorial: "NCSA (at UIUC) Beginner's Guide to HTML." This is the original and probably still the best introduction. Another HTML tutorial A very nice web site. Nice graphics and good information. CSS tutorial: elementary. Frames tutorial Very professionally done. Good information and easy to follow.
TutorialsBasic Information
Download Netscape's browser Here's where you can download the latest version of Netscape Navigator or Netscape Communicator. Download Microsoft's browser Follow the links to download the latest version of Internet Explorer for your computer.
Web Reference Lots of good material on the latest features of HTML, CSS, etc. Link to experts in specific topics such as Web page design. Another site with references to tutorials and lots of information for web developers. The Web Design Group is a valuable source of information. Get a European perspective. meta characters in HTML Here's a list of all the codes that are used to represent metacharacters in HTML. Web Design The Internet Professional Publishers Association Check the general web developer sites, but this one is devoted specifically to design and has some excellent work. NCSA server-side image map file formats. This is a tutorial on making server-side image maps for NCSA formats. CERN server-side image maps. This shows how to build server-side image maps using CERN formats. This is the place to search for useful Java applets by category. HTML validator From the people who write the standards. Copyright law They bill themselves as "The Copyright Website". More about copyright law. Here's a page with links to more information than you may want to know about copyright law.
Web Developer InformationDesignImage maps Copyright Law
Color Table Here are 216 "safe" colors that should display equally well in all browsers. Icon images Lots of different kinds of images including small images, icons, bars. Graphical images you can download. A wealth of free graphical downloads that can be used with your Web documents. Includes icons, background textures and more. Graphics file formats. You may never need to know how graphics files are put together. But if you ever do, this is where to get the information



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