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HTML and CSS sources
Introductroduction th HTML5
whatwg HTML 5 specification
- this document gets updated frequently
XHTM5 specification. - This document gets updated infrequently
Looks to be a nice section on using HTML and CSS.
HTML software and Resources.
General information about HTML with links to other sources. Some links refer to older versions of HTML.
Tag Reference for HTLM 5.
The cheat sheet contains a listing of HTML tags. The sheet can
HTML, XHTML, and CSS validaters
W3C site to validate HTML pages.
W3C site to validate CCS in web pages.
W3C site to validate links in web pages.
Template page for HTML 5
If you are using a standard ASCII text editor, you can avoid typing the standard parts of a web page by copying and pasting this page and then using it to start your own webpage.
You should delete the link to the style page and/or the style tags if you don't use them.
Web site building for kids
References that could help kids build web sites.
and additional references.
Explains a number of words used while programming.
Tutorials for HTML
a good HTML5 tutorial.
using CSS with HTML.
Seems to be a pretty
good tutorial for HTML 4.01 but does not use the newer HTML5
HTML5 Tutorial by W3schools.
Allows user to select the values for Red,
Green, and Blue and see the results. It also shows the HTML named
colors. It has links to color mixers for Java, JavaFX, Processing, and Processing.js.
HTML 5 colors with links to other color features.
Allows you to pick a color from a display and shows the various codes for it along with some lighter and darker colors.
Describes and illustrates
some common CSS properties
Describes some common CSS properties. This is the same page as above but does not use any CSS.
Demonstrates how style sheets can be used to change how a page looks without changing HTML
Uses professionally designed style
sheets to demonstrate how style sheets can be used to change how a page looks without changing HTML
Tutorial on CSS
Suggests "safe" font-family values that work on both Windows and Mac computers.
Another introduction to CSS.
Forms and Cookies
Short tutorial of forms
Tutorial on forms
Another tutorial on forms
Download the Mozila FireFox browser.
Download Google's Chrome browser.
Information about computer related topics
Provides links that explain the meaning and parts of "computer science".
Short discription of several
Many links relating to domains and HTML. Unfortunately, some of the HTML references use older versions of HTML but most modern browsers still allow
obsolete versions of HTML.
Looks like a fairly complete tutorial.
for creative coding, with a focus on making coding accessible and inclusive for
artists, designers, educators, beginners, and anyone else!