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Websites and Web Design Subject Guide

A pathfinder designed to educate people about web design and making your own sites.

World Wide Web Resources

Webmonkey Tutorials

“Webmonkey, the web developer's resource, offers free learning guides for a variety of programming and coding needs.”

HTML Quick Reference

This is an extremely useful quick reference guide for those not willing to slog through an entire tutorial or primer to get the information they've forgotten.

World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

"The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international consortium where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. W3C primarily pursues its mission through the creation of Web standards and guidelines designed to ensure long-term growth for the Web. Over 400 organizations are Members of the Consortium. W3C is jointly run by the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MIT CSAIL) in the USA, the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) headquartered in France, Keio University in Japan, and has additional Offices worldwide."

The Web Design Group

"The Web Design Group was founded to promote the creation of non-browser specific, non-resolution specific, creative and informative sites that are accessible to all users worldwide. Such sites need not be boring and non-graphical!" Contains excellent HTML Reference materials, a good collection of HTML-related links, and an inline HTMLHelp BBS where you can ask questions.

HTML Goodies: The Ultimate HTML Resource

"A comprehensive illustrated encyclopedia of web technology, The Web Developer's Virtual Library is a well-organised goldmine of tutorials, examples, and links to great resources. It's for webmasters and Internet developers who are creating web sites with HTML, CGI, Java, JavaScript, graphics, VRML, multimedia, animation, etc."

Print Resources

Non Fiction

Austin, Brian Web page design in easy steps New York, NY : Barnes & Noble, c2003. Call # 005.72 AU

Huddleston, Rob Teach yourself visually web design Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2011. Call # 005.72 HU

Kyrnin, Jennifer The About.com guide to Web design : build and maintain a dynamic, user - friendly Website using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Avon, MA : Adams Media, c2007. Call # 006.7 KY

Mitchell, Scott Create your own website Indianapolis, IN : Sams Pub., c2007.  Call # 006.7 MI

Shea, David The zen of CSS design : visual enlightenment for the web Berkeley, CA : Peachpit Press, c2005. Call # 005.72 SH

Smith, Bud E.  Creating Web pages for dummies Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2006, c2007. Call # 005.72 SM

Smith, Colin Photoshop and Dreamweaver integration : creating high-impact web pages New York, NY : McGraw-Hill  / Osborne, c2005. Call # 006.7 SM

Educational Videos

How to design your own web site [videorecording] / written by Carlo Rodriguez ; produced and edited by Seth Conway ; executive producer, George H. Russell. Huntsville, TX : Distributed by Educational Video Network, c2000. Call # DVD 005.72 HOW

Recommended E - Books

Plotkin, David How to do everything with FrontPage 2002 [electronic resource] Berkeley, CA : Osborne / McGraw - Hill, c2001.

Schafer, Stephen M. Apache, My SQL, and PHP weekend crash course [electronic resource] Indianapolis, IN : Wiley Pub., c2004.

Shklar, Leon and Rosen, Richard Web application architecture [electronic resource] : principles, protocols, and practices Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley, c2003.

West, Ray and Muck, Tom Dreamweaver MX [electronic resource] : a beginner's guide Berkeley, CA : McGraw - Hill / Osborne, c2003.

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