So You Want To Be a Web Designer
Like clockwork, someone invariably asks me how to put a few web pages together. "Well," I usually tell them, "you've come to the right place!" I have a great collection of links to sites that can help you get started with HTML, graphics, and Internet technology in general. I've tried most of the programs and links below; those I haven't used myself are appropriately indicated.
The first thing you need to create web pages is a text editor. You can start with a simple editor like notepad, but that gets tired very quickly. The reason is that each HTML tag has a number of attributes, and it's a pain to remember all that stuff. A well designed HTML editor can help you easily find the attributes you can use, and can even help you select the attribute values, such as colours and fonts. So here are a couple of HTML editors you can use:
If you're going to create web pages for the masses, you must keep in mind there are many more browsers than just the very awful Internet Explorer:
Here's a list of sites that offer credible tutorials for a wide variety of topics, from HTML, to CSS, to XML, to programming.
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