Welcome to Web Development Resources, a collection of links to the most
informative guides relating to web site development and maintenance.
- Explains why this guide has been created, what you can expect from it, and
how it can help you.
- Beginners' Guides
- If you don't know where to start then start here.
- HTML Guides & References
- Once you've mastered the basics of HTML the guides linked to will help you
master it. There are also links to some reference material for when your mind
suddenly goes blank.
- General Information
- There are plenty of resources, like this, which give you a good
overview of all aspects of web development. If you can't find what you're
after here you might want to take a look.
- Graphics are almost essential to any web site these days. Make sure that
any graphics you use compliment the information you provide and don't detract
from it. In other words, don't have an ugly web site!
- CGI Programming
- CGI programs run on your server and allow you to send different output
depending on users' input, data files, or other information.
- HTML Software & Tools
- There are lots of programs out there to make HTML developers' jobs
easier, including editors, validators and conversion tools.
- Web Programming Languages
- HTML and CGI were the original web programming languages. New languages
such as Java and VRML allow developers to display very different information
over the web.
- Embedding multimedia elements in web sites is becoming increasingly popular.
There are plenty of different file formats which can be used to transfer audio,
video, or both from your site.
- HTTP & Web Servers
- You may want to learn about HTTP, the protocol used for transmitting web
pages across the Internet, or find out how to install a web server on your own
computer. This is all quite technical, though, and beyond the scope of many
- New tutorials from experts in various fields of web development are
added to the site regularly to help you keep informed about the rapid changes
that are taking place on the web.
- Resource Location
- Unfortunately it's difficult to keep up with all the latest developments on
the web so you might not always be able to find what you want here. This
section helps you find other useful resources on the Internet.
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