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Mark's list of resources:

IT Services Related Courses

http://techtraining.stanford.edu

  • Web Design Level 1: HTML Your Way to the Web (The Basics)
  • Dreamweaver 101: Start Here (Dreamweaver Lite)
  • Dreamweaver Level 1
  • Dreamweaver Level 2
  • Dreamweaver Level 3
  • Web Design Level 2: Enhancing Your HTML Skills (Making Your Web Site Work)
  • Web Design Level 3: Cascading Style Sheets
  • Web Design: Designing A Website
  • Web Design: Forms and Basic CGI Scripting
  • Web: Securing Computers, Documents, and Web Sites
  • Photoshop 101: Start Here (Photoshop Lite)

Continuing Studies Related Courses

http://csp.stanford.edu/

  • CS 21, Beginning Web Site Design
  • CS 22, Enhanced Web Site Design
  • CS 38, Using Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and Fireworks: Graphics Production for the Web
  • CS 41, Beginning Programming: PHP

Dreamweaver Resources

  • The Adobe Dreamweaver web site contains documentation and other support.

http://www.adobe.com/software/dreamweaver/

  • Dreamweaver Exchange contains commands, helper-programs, and other downloads to increase the efficiency and capabilities of Dreamweaver.

http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/exchange/

Image Resources

  • Official Stanford seals and other artwork (SUNet ID required)

http://www.stanford.edu/group/identity/

  • Barry's Clipart Server is a free image repository.

http://www.barrysclipart.com

  • The Wikimedia Commons is a database of millions of freely usable media files.

http://commons.wikimedia.org

  • Adobe Photoshop's web site

http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop

  • photoshop.com - a place you can create, learn, get ideas, store, and share photos and other artwork:

http://photoshop.com

  • GIMP - the Gnu Image Manipulation Program (a free, open source alternative to Photoshop)

http://www.gimp.org

  • GIMPshop - a modification of GIMP, intended to replicate the feel of Adobe Photoshop. Its primary purpose is to make users of Photoshop feel comfortable using GIMP.

http://www.gimpshop.com

HTML Resources

  • HTML and XHTML: The Complete Reference is an excellent reference guide.

http://www.htmlref.com/

  • Bare Bones Guide to HTML lists all of the HTML tags, with definitions and examples for each tag.

http://www.werbach.com/barebones/

Stanford Resources

  • Stanford Web Forms Service -- Stanford community members can use the Stanford Web Forms Service to make contact forms, short surveys and polls, instructor evaluations, and other forms free of charge. No knowledge of HTML, Javascript, or SQL is required.

http://webforms.stanford.edu

  • Stanford Web Service is a starting point for understanding all web services at Stanford.

http://web.stanford.edu

  • The Web Services Wiki is a source for developer resources and a place to collaborate on standards and best practices.

http://web.stanford.edu/wiki

  • The Stanford Web Guide is a starting point for information about building and maintaining web sites for Stanford offices and departments. It contains style guidelines, design elements, best practices, downloadable artwork and page templates, and a list of additional resources.

http://webguide.stanford.edu

  • Techcommons is an online hub that brings together dispersed resources and technology groups on campus.

http://techcommons.stanford.edu

  • At the Web Service FAQ, you can Browse or search in the web services section of the Stanford Answers knowledgebase.

http://answers.stanford.edu/guest/index.jsp?toolbar=true&TBQueryText=Web%20Services//&T3=37

  • SOAP: The Stanford Online Accessibility Program has been established to provide guidance to the Stanford Community as they use various online means to share information to their respective constituents.

http://soap.stanford.edu

  • Stanford Webmasters Mailing List: All webmasters and designers of Stanford organizational websites are encouraged to join this list.

https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/su_webmasters

Web Design and Accessibility Resources

  • ACCVerify: A Windows-based tool to validate and repair web site content for quality, accessibility, privacy and usability (available through SOAP)
  • SOAP: The Stanford Online Accessibility Program has been established to provide guidance to the Stanford Community as they use various online means to share information to their respective constituents.

http://soap.stanford.edu/

  • Web Style Guide: A thorough and accessible guide to Web design

http://www.webstyleguide.com/

  • Jacob Nielsen’s Use It: A web site devoted to accessibility issues

http://www.useit.com/

  • Vincent Flander’s Web Pages That Suck: Learn good design by looking at poorly designed web sites

http://www.webpagesthatsuck.com/

  • disABILITY Information and Resources: Make web pages more accessible

http://www.makoa.org/

  • Web Site Optimization Analyzer: Analyze time it takes for web site to load

http://www.websiteoptimization.com/services/analyze/

  • Web Browser Statistics

http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browserstats.asp

  • HTML Validator: Validates HTML code

http://validator.w3.org/

  • WAVE: A free web accessibility evaluation tool

http://wave.webaim.org/

  • World Wide Web Consortium: Creates the official web standards

http://www.w3c.org/

  • W3Schools: Online web tutorials (also contains web statistics)

http://www.w3schools.com/

  • HTML & XHTML: The Complete Reference by Thomas Powell (ISBN: 0-07-222942-X)
  • Web Design: The Complete Reference by Thomas Powell (ISBN: 0-07-222442-8)
  • Designing With Web Standards by Jeffrey Zeldman (ISBN: 0-73-571201-8)
  • Integrated Web Design by Molly Holzschlag (ISBN: 0-73-571233-6)
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