Archive | May, 2013

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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