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Editors | HTML Tools | Issues
| Cool Links by the Class | Good,
Bad, and Ugly |
|World Wide Web
- A Beginner's Guide to URLs
Now that you've browsed the web and become familiar with what's out
there, it's time to try your hand (and your mouse) at making your own
page, and we show you how to get started.
- Ask Dr. Internet
Ask Dr. Internet is a guide which features newsletters where
people get to ask Dr. Internet their burning questions about using the
internet. This is an excellent source of information and you can
contribute by asking the good Doctor your questions!
- On-line Support
In addition to offering pointers, this site allows you to post
your questions to a bulletin board in order to help you gain support.
A promising spot to post that question that no one seems able to
Currents Computer Advisor
"Check out our online internet information to learn the most
basic or advanced online skills. You'll find it easy to understand and
links to download Internet software."
Inter-Links is an Internet navigator, resource locator, and
- Creative Good Web Help
This site features a daily column on an aspect of the internet
that is difficult, advise on how it could be made easier to use and a
"call to action" for users to help improve the problem. The
site is well-done and offers a very fresh approach to taming the
complexity of the internet.
- Internet Information Center
This site has Internet history, netiquette, search engines, and
everything you need to know about the Net whether you're a newbie or
not. Peruse advice about being care with e-mail, misinterpreted humor,
emoticons, and all that stuff you might not know until someone flames
you. It's all here like a patient friend to help you through the hot
- The Life on
This site is the Internet companion to the program featured on The
Discovery Channel. It contains lots of interesting information,
including a beginner's guide which is very detailed. Do check the
"Quick Tips" page, it could save a lot of aggravation in
your early days of web surfing.
- Internet Web
John December, author of "The Web Unleashed," provides
plenty of resources to help you get started in everything from surfing
- Learn the
Learn the Net is a guide for beginners that is available in four
different languages. Their aim is to be the friendliest guide on the
Collections of Internet guides,
online courses, tutorials and training.
- The Internet Help Desk
This guide is designed to offer expert tools and advise on
troubleshooting your own Internet problems. It is extremely detailed
and very well organized. A must visit for new users.
"Holmes would have been an Internet expert. Now you can get
the latest tips, tricks, and resources direct from the world's
greatest sleuth and his band of irregulars."
University Library and Internet Guides and Tutorials
Although some of the materials are specifically written for local
users, there is so much information here about many topics that you'll
find yourself clicking around this site for quite some time!
From the Library at the University of Maryland, University College.
Tells you how to judge the quality of what you find.
- Search Engine Showdown
Comparison of search engines, subject directories, meta search
engines, and general search strategies
From Cabrillo College Library. Gives the special features and search
conventions of various search engines
From Santa Cruz Public Libraries. Outlines the types of searches
possible on the Internet with pros and cons for using one or the other
From Search Engine Watch. Definition of terms used with search engines
From Search Engine Watch. Evaluates the effectiveness of various
Consumer's Guide to Search Engines
Arm yourself with Boolean logic, strengthen your search strategy
by understanding the difference between directories and search engines
and when one search engine isn't getting you anywhere you can always
try something else.
Infoseek's newest offering is Ultraseek. Why not take it for a
- Alta Vista Search Engine
This engine boasts some powerful searching capabilities, you can
search for web sites, newsgroups and even for people.
The new search engine from Wired
This is yet another mega-resource that searches through millions
of documents for you.
Another search engine that's becoming quite popular.
- WebCrawler Searching
Web Crawler works in a similar fashion to Excite, and it does pay
to be specific with it. Again, like all search engines, the data base
can only find what it thinks you are looking. You may have to run your
query several times with different key words to find the answer you
- The World Wide Web Worm
This searchable database gives you a few more options on your
search parameters upfront which makes it a little bit easier to
control your results.
|Meta Search Engines
||Meta search engines are outgrowths of
search engines. Each meta search engine searches multiple search engines
and combines all the responses onto one results page. Here are some of the
most popular meta search engines:
Part of the Go2Net.
This engine can search not only the web but news wires, usenet
groups, weather, and even maps.
Go Network Express Search, formerly known as Express by Infoseek, runs
within your Web browser and searches multiple search engines
simultaneously. You can download images and graphics in the background
for faster response time, preselect sites whose results you want to
see, use predefined and customizable categories to narrow searches,
and save search queries for future reference. It also supports
multiple users and can maintain unique settings for each person,
features password protection, and allows you to highlight words within
Almost a meta-meta search engine.
- Web Locator
Crispen's Internet Roadmap
If you learn more by studying in an interactive manner, then the
Roadmap is for you. There are 27 lessons which are designed to help
educate you about various tools, commands, and resources that are at
your disposal as an Internet user.
Guide to Resumé Writing
you need to write a resume? Before you begin to write, take these preliminary
- Resumé Writing Services
& Resumé Tips Resource Center
Resume writing tips for 20+ career fields... how to bullet-proof your resume to generate more
interviews and higher salary offers... workshops demonstrate my resume writing and counseling skills
- Resumés Tips
Resume writing - 10 tips to generate more interviews and higher
- Best Resumés on the NET
The Best Resumes on the NET
or TBRNET (tea-bee-are-net) is here to give you as much information as we
can without all the clutter.
An Interactive Tutorial for Beginners [ Dave's HTML Guide ]
HTML: An Interactive Tutorial for Beginners - Learn HTML the easy way
with this guide... interactively by example! - you'll learn everything
from writing your first code, to uploading your first page, to adding
counters, sounds, tables, frames, and more!
to HTML: Table of Contents
Introduction to HTML Table of Contents
| Authoring: HTML Basics
The Web Developer's Resource
- Beginning HTML at
HTML Goodies EarthWeb New Content for the week of 3/12/01:The Master
List Put A Goodies Banners on your Site Academic Links to Goodies tabs
Primers Goodies Tutorials Handsome guy, huh? || Some Important
- HTML Primer: HTML Tutorial and
HTML Primer is your source for HTML tips, tricks and other information
on creating and developing your web site.
- PageTutor.com - HTML Tutorials,
Visit Pagetutor for web design, free html tutorials, frames, mouseover
- The Complete
Code Reference Guide to HTML
Complete Code Reference Guide - Alphabetical Reference List of HTML
tags by name.
- Writing HTML
More than just an HTML reference, this is a structured approach for
learning how to create web pages, designed by specialists in learning
at the Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction.
This site provides helpful and complete guide to creating web pages
|Creating Web Pages
- How to Create Your Own Web Page in Several Easy
This page will show you how to find your place on the web, how to
get the information on your site, and how to gussy it up. Or, it will
show you where to go to get that information. If you need more
information about a particular step, you can go right there.
- The On-line
Electronic Publishing Collection
Looking for a manual relating to your operating system or a basic
book about HTML? If the book is on-line you'll probably find it at
this site, which links together all kinds of computer reference
- Top Ten Mistakes
in Web Design
Jacob Nielson's article from May 1996 is still surprisingly
relevant today, three years later. The article has become a minor Web
classic with about 400,000 page views so far. It is still read 17,000
times per month.
- "Top Ten
Mistakes" Revisited Three Years Later
Jacob Nielson concluded that all ten mistakes from 1996 are still
mistakes in 1999 and nine of the ten mistakes still cause significant
usability problems and should be avoided in modern websites.
- The Top Ten New
Mistakes of Web Design
The "top ten" design mistakes I identified in 1996 are
still bad for Web usability and are still found on many websites. So
in that sense, not much has changed over the last three years.
But unfortunately new Web technology and new applications for the Web
have introduced an entirely new class of mistakes. Here are the ten
- Rules of Thumb
for Web Design
These are design rules of thumb; you won't see much HTML here, if
any. These are ways to think about your pages, not ways to code them.
- A Web Site
Is A Harsh Mistress
You've got to be aware of the effect of everything you do, not on
how you perceive your pages, but on how your readers may perceive
them. You have to be constantly aware of the cycle of promise,
fulfill, promise. You have to be alert for flaws in your concepts,
your design, your implementation, your understanding of your readers.
FrontPage® is the world's leading Web site
management and creation tool and combines ease of use, innovative
imaging tools, and seamless integration with the Microsoft Office family
Make short work of Web site and HTML page production.
This program is a competent HTML editor. Its main gimmick is tag
highlighting, which is quite useful when laying out pages by hand. It
supports internal previews of files using the IE renderer, and can open
multiple files in one window via a tab bar. Also included are 'wizards'
to generate tables and other tag sets.
- 1st Page 2000 v. 2.00
Visual Reality & Evrsoft.
HTML Beauty++ 99 v. 1.3 by
Marko Njezic / MAX Software
Hexadecimal color codes, color pickers, previews,
Image splitters, image maps, catalogs, backgrounds...
Bookmarks converters and managers, link checkers and
Text colorizers, HTML to ASCII converters, fonts
HTML compressors, source code retrievers, Meta
tags generators, etc...