A resource has come to my attention that you budding HTML
jockeys should take a peek at, before you go anywhere else. Grizz
Dozier has developed the HTML
Primer for the novice pagebuilder. If you have limited
or no experience in this arcane language, this page is for you.
Grizz has even provided a test lab where you can practice your
skills after each lesson. A fellow member of the HTML Writers
Guild, Grizz has done a remarkably superb job of developing a
tool that will help us all become more proficient writers of
If this is not a completely new excursion
for you, a trip to the National
Center for Supercomputing Applications(NCSA) might be
another place to start. This is where you can locate links to documents
on virtually any topic concerning Webpage creation and the like.
Now that you've seen NCSA, creators of some of the earliest
browsers, you might want to stop by the site created by the folks
at Wired Magazine. WebMonkey
is perhaps the most complete set of guides available for creating
Web pages. They let you take a day-by-day approach to the often
daunting task of writing HTML. If browsing through the pages
provided by these talented folk doesn't get your creative juices
flowing, nothing will. Why not give them a look?
Cheat Sheet has been created that I have no doubt you will
find to be invaluable as you start your journey to become HTML
proficient.This sheet has a considerable amount of helpful
information for putting together your home page. It is presented
in both PDF and .png formats and can be printed on your local printer.
The Yale Web Style Manual is a quite extensive resource that I find and
extremely valuable. Many more resources for Web Page Creation are available with a simple click.
I suppose you may have looked through the first four stops
and found some of them to be too "techie" oriented. If
you really want to see the whats, whys, and how-to's of
page design, Dave Siegel
has set up a page for you to explore. Lots and lots of work has
gone into the Casbah.
Give 'ol Dave a visit.
Okay, now that you have your webpage all spiffed up, you
might want to see how well it works. The Web Design Group
is just the place for you. You can use this tool to see if your
HTML is written correctly. The WDG Validator
is ready to give you service as needed.
If you really aren't all that interested in looking for HTML
tips and pointers, maybe you'd like to into my living room.
For those of you new to this experience, The Ultimate
Collection of Winsock Software is the place to begin your
quest for Internet and Web tools. Just try TUCOWS.
If you didn't find what you were looking for, give the next
site a try.
The Consummate Winsock Apps List, also known as Stroud's Lists is another wonderful "tool" resource.
You can even find the latest Virtual Reality Modeling Language
Browsers here. What, you say you aren't familiar with VRML. Well, traveller, investigate.
Many of you have questions about certain picture/movie formats
and viewers that can be used on the Web. Allison Zhang has put
together a really wonderful set of tools and information. To get
there, just click on Multimedia
File Information and browse away.
All my favorite search engines now live on a
page all their own. Do you want to search for something special?
If you are looking for a way to get to or find other pages, Yellow
Pages at InfoSpace is an excellent way to
accomplish just that. Check them out. You'll be pleased, I'm
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