COMM 260, Principles of
Internet Web-Based Design
Commercial web site resources:
World Wide Web Consortium: learn about web standards from the Big Boss. Resources:
XHML tutorial. XHTML is a "stricter, cleaner" version of HTML, according to W3C. This tutorial is a bit more formal, requiring you to enroll, and sending exercises by email. The good part is it's still free, and offers you a certificate at the end. I haven't taken the tutorial, but have had good luck with other information from the About.com web site.
Need pictures? I like to use my own, but you may not. While you can't legally nab other people's photos without permission, you can find free photos all over the web. (Try MorgueFile--kind of like your mom's big box of snaps, but hey, free is free.) If you're looking for better quality, but still cheap, Try iStockPhoto: the intro page claims 453,000 lmages, and 7,000 added each week, for a cost of only $1 (low-res) to $3 (high-res).
Writing for the web.
Midterm exam review.
HTML and CSS quizzes for review.
What's a gig?
Find more on the web.
Quick info: evaluating a web site; lecture synopsis and checklist.
Final exam review.
HTML/CSS final exercise.
Need to know more CSS code? Here's a comprehensive alphabetized index of CSS properties.
Learn more on line! Dreamweaver is a "deep" program, meaning a lot to learn. Here's one free tutorial offered by About.com.
Web writing exercises:
Beginning Photoshop for web designers:
Web credibility: comparing two news web sites.
"Personally I'm always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught."-- Sir Winston Churchill, British politician (1874 - 1965)
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