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The Programming section has been moved to a new Programming for Webmaster's Page
Advanced HTML Resources (International Federal of Library Associations) - links to comprehensive sites, and individual elements tutorials.
Internet Guide to Construction of Quality Online Resources (Dr T. Matthew Ciolek) - a World-Wide Web Virtual Library
Library of Congress List of Web Info Resources - standards, validation, guides, editors and filters, and advanced HTML features.
WebKnowHow.Net - advanced web development resources - multi-media, tutorials on lots of topics, scripting, databases, etc.
WebMonkey - the Web Developer's Resource (Lycos) - lots of articles, how-to and quick reference materials
World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Latest news, reports and tools
Glossary of Internet Terms (Matisse Enzer)
The Web Robots FAQ - how to get or avoid robots
Library Selection Criteria for WWW Resources (Carolyn Caywood) - with guidelines for Access, Design and Content
Style Guide for Online Hypertext (W3C) - Good overview of guidelines for designing a web site
Web Content Accessibility Guidelines Working Group (W3C) - specification providing guidance on accessibility of Web sites for people with disabilities.
Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites (Patrick Lynch and Sarah Horton) - a whole book; Second edition is under development
FrontPage® 98 (Microsoft®): Basic Class Handouts (Emily Witcher) - also available as pdf to download. Has links to additional FrontPage aids.
HTML Tag list (Rob Schluter) - plus faqs, cascading style sheets, color, special characters, links to other helpful pages.
Introduction to HTML (Ian Graham) - plus Cascading Style Sheets cheat sheet, server-side includes, comment lines, and other web development resources.
Learning HTML - Links to various learning resources, basics and beyond.
Numeric Code Character Entities - (John December) - special characters for html coding
Non-standard characters for websites - (Martin Ramsch) ISO 8859 characters table
Web Developer's Quick Reference Command Chart (John December) - Overview chart of the development process, and HTML 2.x, 3.x and Netscape extensions for each tag.
Advanced CSS Layouts: Step by Step - WebReference.com (WebReference.com)(by Rogelio Vizcaino Lizaola and Andy King) - step-by-step CSS layout tutorial on how to create WebReference table-like layouts
cascading style sheets, getting started with (CNET/BUILDER.COM)(Matt Rotter and Charity Kahn) - has Style-O-Matic editing aide which dynamically creates style code for font, text, background, & tables features. (NOTE: works with 4.x or higher browsers)
Cascading Style Sheets, level 1 - (W3C) the official spec
Cascading Style Sheets, level 2 - (W3C) the official spec
HTML with Style (WebReference.com)(Stephanos Piperoglou) - articles and tutorials on HTML and Cascading Style Sheets
Jonny's Crashcourses - Tutorials in HTML basics, frames, imagemaps, tables ...
TopStyle (Bradbury Software) DHTML/Cascading Style Sheets editing software, support newsgroups, basics primer
Forms, How To Create Fill-Out (NCSA HTTPd) - query forms used in conjunction with a cgi server.
Jonny's Crashcourse in Frames - Tutorial
Sharky's Netscape Frames Tutorial (Charlton Rose) - lessons, FAQ, quick tag review.
Client side image maps (HTMLGoodies)(Joe Burns) - How-To. Includes links to map-making programs (Windows and MAC).
Convert serverside imagemaps to clientside maps (Glenn Fleishman) - Tool converts Old CERN/NCSA Map Files into Clientside Imagemaps
Implementing Image Maps (Laura Lemay, WebTechniques) - Explains server-side and client-side imagemaps, with information about the coding.
Multimedia (Web Professional Research Center) - reviews, overviews, tutorials.
The best of MIDI (Olivier Sessink) - what it is, standards, hardware, software, glossary, drivers and links
Crescendo by LiveUpdate! - streaming MIDI
Original Midi Ring - MIDI web ring
Standard MIDI Files on the Net - Links to Sites with MIDI Files. Searchable.
HTML 3.0 Table Tutorial (by Urb LeJeune) - Optimized for Netscape.
HTML Table Sampler - a tutorial by example. Just the basics, from Netscape.
Table Tutorials (HTMLGoodies) - basics and advanced table design.
2Cool Animations animated gifs archive - presented by topic (lots of animals, holidays, lines/rules, other) viewed one at a time using a drop down box selection. Has a background color changer to see how the image will look with different colored backgrounds.
Gif Animation instructions (stevemd.com) - guide written for the novice
Web-Friendly Animations: In a Flash - Macromedia Flash Basics
Anthony's WWW Images (Anthony Thyssen) - Large collection of very basic images - bullets (Great for replacing those boring list dots), lines/rules, buttons, arrows...
The Clip Art Connection - when using resources found here, check for copyright and usage rules
Free Graphics - links to selected clipart sites are each described; how-to's; templates; more
IconBAZAAR - fairly tasteful collection of icons and background tiles, displayed on light, medium and dark background colors.
Here's a neat trick for finding complementary colors: After you choose your first color, for example: #AABBCC, rotate the color units for the complements. The complements of #AABBCC would be, #CCAABB and #BBCCAA. Here's an example:
Color chart (interactive) with Netscape bgcolor names and equivalent hex numbers. Selection of a color changes the background color on screen. NOTE: prefer using the hex numbers over the Netscape only color names.
Color Picker 2.0 (from Netscape) - use online or download a copy. Lets you select a color hue and then vary the saturation and brightness/lightness. Receive the coding. View single color, it's complement or a triad of colors, automatically. You can use online or download the program.
Two4U's Color Compose Engine - Point to colors, select grey scale; get HEX and RGB values already coded for you. This is the MOST flexible color coding aid for "bgcolor" attributes.
The Font Pool - includes fonts that are by shareware and freeware.
The Amazing Picture Machine - a database of links to graphic resources that have been found on the Internet and cataloged by the staff of the North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium. You should verify the copyright information, which could be difficult.
Corbis Experience The Place for Pictures on the Internet - Photo images
FlamingText.com Create logos, text, image or banner for free. Generates great images with a huge selection of fonts, effects, colors, even a few animations
GIF Wizard SiteScan Survey - Checks efficiency of web pages (i.e. loading text and graphics); recommends ways to optimize loading of site. One free site evaluation per day. Buy actual site compression services.
Graphic Maps - free Clip art Images of maps for web pages...
Image Surfer (Yahoo) - photographic images on the web
Ready-made templates for your web pages create static and animated framing decoration, using table coding. Limited selection, but good for ideas.
Single Pixel Images (Ross Shannon)
Internet Resources Newsletter - British monthly compilation of new recommended sites.
Librarians' Index to the Internet - What's New This Week
Neat New Stuff - (Marylaine Block) - chosen by your "librarian without walls". Weekly list of annotated sites of interest, available also by listserv (which combines Neat New and ExLibris, a Weekly E-Zine for Librarians). Not necessarily limited to research type sites.
Netsurfer Digest - More Signal, Less Noise - Weekly list of new sites on the Internet, book reviews. Headline and the first few words of the text is free. Full text now requires paid subscription.
Scout Report - Sites selected by librarians and educators, presented in various newsletters: General, Social Science, Business, Science, Kids etc.
Useless Pages - good for Wierd sites
Weekly Bookmarkz - Weekly newsletter of new, cool and unusual web sites
What's GNU? - (Jolene Carlson) - a weekly collection of announcements and information of use to webmasters and reference librarians.
The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Subject Catalogue - NOT a newsletter. This is a major catalog of sites to search when you need to locate sites in specific subjects.
Yahoo!'s Picks of the Day - Selected sites on the Internet; links to long daily listings of news sites added to Yahoo's catalog.
Evaluation of information sources - World-Wide Web Virtual Library page of pointers to criteria for evaluating information resources
Gateways to Data - A Web-to-Database Tool Sampler - Web Middleware: what's available, what platform it runs on, how much it costs...
Internet Web Tools (John December)
Intranet Reference Site - discussion forums, news, and other resources.
Intranet Exchange(sm) - Discussion Forum (hosted by Intranet Journal - Building the Corporate Enterprise)
Library Web Manager's Reference Center (Berkeley)
Search Engine Watch - Tips About Internet Search Engines & Search Engine Submission
securityfocus - information systems security - news
Usenet & Maillists:
Web Marketing Info Center - articles and more articles, marketing resource portal site. Web Commerce Today® Monthly newsletter
Webmasters' Guild (Association of Internet Professionals) - most resources available to members only.
Web Professional Research Center - career resources, development tools, discussion forum ...
WebRing! - Navigate between related web sites that have joined to form a virtual community. Surf by random jumps, or select from a list.
WebTools Tips, Tricks & Hints Directory - for webmasters.
Bobby - help you make web pages accessible to those with disabilities. It will also find HTML compatibility problems that prevent pages from displaying correctly on different web browsers.
Browser Compatibility Information (About.com) - links to various sites on browser compatibility
Browser Compatibility Chart (webmonkey reference) indicates if various web page elements are supported in different browsers
Degrading Pages - coding html so that various browsers see the same thing
HTML Code Testing:
W3C CSS Validation Service - Download this one.
A Primer for Accessible Web Pages (O'Reilly Network)- includes samples for making images, image maps and tables more accessible.
Web Page Purifier - Shows you how your HTML code will look on WebTV
Burrell Webtools - Promoting your URL
Go Net-Wide - direct links to web site submission forms for search engines, directories, hot lists, and announcement sites.
The Web Robots Pages - FAQ, database of currently known robots, and information for webmasters.
Internet World (formerly Web Developer Magazine)
TidBITS Electronic Publishing - Macintosh Internet community publication
HotDog (html editor) Sausage Software Store
HTMLed (html editor) (Internet Software Technologies)
HTML Editors (Yahoo!)
HTML-Kit - software
HTML Tools Library from Web Developer's Journal
IDM: Gateways to Data - Web Application Development Tools compared, with links to their websites, prices, ...
MapThis (32-bit freeware) (Image Map software) - Really easy Image Map coder
Paint Shop Pro Graphics Applications (Google) - comp.graphics.apps.paint-shop-pro USENET discussions
PlanetPhotoshop.com - The Web Portal for Adobe Photoshop Resources & Information; tutorials, peripherals, plug-ins etc.
WebAnalyzer (InContext) - diagnostic tool for Web sites
Created by Barbara Gellis Shapiro (firstname.lastname@example.org)