Council Of Evil Tables

When I started learning web design, the process was moving away from table based designs (though I doubt any were actually in The Council of Evil Tables). HTML tables could have a picture as a background image with text written into the cells. Since designs were often created with photoshop, it was quite easy to […]

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Graphics Programs

The internet is a very visual place. Images are critical to creating a website. Even if you do not consider yourself a full-blown photographer or graphic designer, you will still need basic skills to make it work. You will need to crop, rotate, and resize. Before you know it, you will be touching up and […]

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Web 2.0

This was my first website in about 2006 on left.  I was able to find it using the Wayback Machine which lets you see what sites used to look like.  It was based on a free website template which I found on the web.  I was a table-based layout which I converted to CSS (more on […]

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Udemy

Udemy is a site with video tutorials on a variety of subjects.  Although the quality and price does vary by author, I found these courses helpful and enjoyable.  Free courses by new authors or authors hoping that you will follow-up with paid courses are not unusual.  Infinite Skills provides 90+ courses with many about web programming and is currently […]

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HTML

HTML is the basic language of the web.  It is considered relatively easy to learn because it is generally human readable and understandable.  I started learning html from web tutorials at tizag.com.  Typical html tags include paragraph <p></p>, heading <h1></h1>, anchor(link) <a></a>,  image <img />, etc.  HTML is currently intended for providing information.  Other languages are […]

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Hello World!

Hi, this my first post on this blog.  Anyone who has taken a computer programming course will be familiar with the phrase “Hello World!”.   The task of outputting this phrase to a device such as a monitor is commonly used as a first assignment.  I think this is a great first task.  It is relatively simple, […]

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