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- - e r i k - - Nov 13, 2005 08:06 PM
Important Web Developer Links
CSS
10 CSS tricks you may not know (➲ Tantek's addendum) (☃ Discussion)
ALA: Sliding Doors (CSS-tab navigation)
Basic CSS Layouts
CSSEdit (CSS-editing software)
CSS Primer
CSS Style Sheet Switcher (☃ Discussion)
CSS Validation
One true layout [↸ Madmacgames]
Xyle scope (CSS analytical tool / browser ) [↸ Phil Sherry]


(X)HTML
IE7 (Fixing IE-rendering problems, PNG-images) (☃ Discussion)
Markup Validation
URL and HTML entities (If you are not using Unicode)
W3 Schools (Free tutorials in building web pages)


Usability and Accessibility
UseIt: Jakob Nielsen on Usability and Web Design
Usability.gov (Great resource for usable sites!)
Dive Into Accessibility (30 Days to a more accessible site)
Web Acessibility Initiative


Scripting, languages and databases
AJAX - Getting Started
AJAX: Usable Interactivity
CGI Resources (Pre-written scripts)
JavaScript Source
MySQL
PHP Resources (Pre-written scripts)
PHP Manual
Ruby on Rails [↸ DeathMan]
WebObjects


Blogging
Ecto (Software working with blogging software)
MovableType
WordPress

Discussion


Hosting
Dreamhost
GoDaddy
A Small Orange
ReadySetConnect (Uses cPanel X - great control panel)

WYSIWYG-editors
Dreamweaver
Freeway Pro
RapidWeaver (Template-based)


Code editors
BBEdit [↸ Mania]
SEEdit Maxi
Smultron
SubEthaEdit (Collaborative text/coding tool)
TextMate


Further reading
A List Apart
Boxes and Arrows
The Web Developer's Handbook (Plenty more links) [↸ Chris v]
Web development resources (And even more links) [↸ Madmacgames]
Web Designers Bookmarks (And yet more links) [↸ Shawn Grimes]


General tips:
  • Learn hand-coding
  • Keep your content and styling separate
  • Drop table-based layouts
  • Make your sites accessible and usable
  • Compress your HTML
 
Phil Sherry Nov 14, 2005 09:01 AM
Add to the CSS section: Xyle scope
 
chris v Nov 14, 2005 09:30 AM
Here's a great collection of such links:

http://www.alvit.de/handbook/
 
mania Nov 14, 2005 09:03 PM
very good list - w3schools.com is fab.

personally I would kill the wysiwyg editor section and replace it with one link to BBedit but I am extremly biased against wysiwyg - the opiate of the webmastards.
 
- - e r i k - - Nov 14, 2005 09:51 PM
That's why the first tip is learn hand-coding. BTW, being a hand-coder I find DW8 to be a great editor as I discussed in it's thread.

But I've added a list of code-editors now too. Hope this satisfies you :)
 
mania Nov 14, 2005 11:51 PM
bah humbug. a baby bunny dies every time someone uses dreamONweaver. its so sad.
 
skalie Nov 15, 2005 09:18 AM
Just as an aside ( and many thanks -- erik -- for taking the time / initiative on this one ) upstairs I'm getting a "square block" in Win IE and a " ? " in Win Firefox before the list items.
 
- - e r i k - - Nov 15, 2005 08:27 PM
That's weird. Or it is IE at last. I had no problem using Unicode with the latest versions of IE and FF on Win on other pages. This appears to have the right declaration too.
 
DeathMan Nov 16, 2005 12:00 PM
No RoR! Come on e r i k, I expect more from a modern web designer like yourself.
 
mania Nov 16, 2005 06:59 PM
let me say here here to erik for making the web developer forum interesting again!!!

i have been web developing since 1995 when all we had to know was the paragraph tag - I would hate to have to start from scratch now. is that why i am so cynical???!

keep up the discussions all!
 
- - e r i k - - Nov 16, 2005 07:41 PM
Quote, Originally Posted by DeathMan
No RoR! Come on e r i k, I expect more from a modern web designer like yourself.
Are you talking about Ruby on Rails? Adding that to the list now :)
 
madmacgames Nov 17, 2005 09:40 AM
To CSS, we have to at least add PIE's one true layout article:
http://www.positioniseverything.net/...onetruelayout/

And just a great collection of web dev resources:
http://www.fiftyfoureleven.com/resources/categories
 
Millennium Nov 17, 2005 11:42 AM
Quote, Originally Posted by - - e r i k - -
OK, so this my blatant attempt at getting a sticky...
Wish granted. This is an excellent list. I think I'm going to replace the earlier "10 CSS tricks you may not know" thread (which I also stuck) with this.
 
moodymonster Dec 2, 2005 06:10 PM
Free online analytics with funnels and goals and other stuff:

http://www.google.com/analytics/
 
ha_dkny Aug 29, 2006 10:39 PM
thanks for sharing
 
Shawn Grimes Aug 29, 2006 10:57 PM
Here is a great site that I have grown to like quite a bit for resources and such. Maybe good to add to the list...

WDB - WebDesignersBookmarks.com High Quality Bookmarks for Web Designers. Free Templates, Tutorials, Free Images, Scripts...etc
 
- - e r i k - - Aug 29, 2006 11:40 PM
Added.
 
mrl14 Nov 30, 2006 12:55 AM
Her are some web dev tools

CSS
<a href="http://www.westciv.com">Style Master</a>

Code Editor
<a href="http://www.ragesw.com/products/webdesign.html">RAGE WebDesign</a>
 
cgc Jan 26, 2012 06:06 PM
Why no Objective-C sites?
 
andi*pandi Jan 27, 2012 06:12 AM
List em, and I'll add to the first post!
 
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