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Sansom & Horton: Internet for Molecular Biologists

Chapter 08

Web resources
Title URL Notes
Online tutorials for web authoring
The Java Tutorial
http://java.sun.com/docs/books/tutorial/ Java
Library of Congress HTML 4.01 http://www.loc.gov/iug/html40/40intro.html Web sources
Java Programming, Main Index http://math.hws.edu/javanotes/index.html Java
- http://msdn.microsoft.com/workshop/default.asp Html, Xml, DHtml, CSS, Design, Security
Adobe Web--Tutorials http://www.adobe.com/web/tips/main.html Image editing, design
ahref.com > Guides http://www.ahref.com/guides/index.html Flash
XS4ALL Internet B.V. http://www.astentech.com/ HTML, Java, Perl, CGI
404 Not Found http://www.astentech.com/tutorials/ HTML, Flash
Perl tutorial: Start http://www.comp.leeds.ac.uk/Perl/start.html Perl
HTML: An Interactive Tutorial for Beginners (Dave's HTML Guide) http://www.davesite.com/webstation/html/ HTML
EchoEcho.com--JavaScript Tutorial--HTML tutorial--CSS Tutorial--Flash Tutorial--Online for free! http://www.echoecho.com/ HTML, Java, Flash
HTMLCenter--a web design and development resource http://www.htmlcenter.com/ HTML, Java, CSS, DHtml
Macromedia--Designer & Developer Center http://www.macromedia.com/resources/ Web Design
PageResource.com--by The Web Design Resrouce http://www.pageresouce.com HTML, Java, CSS, DHtml, Perl, CGI
Dave Raggett's Introduction to HTML http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/Guide HTML
Cascading Style Sheets http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS CSS
Chapter 2 CSS http://www.w3.org/Style/LieBos2e/enter/ CSS
WDVL: A Guide to Creating Web Sites with HTML, CGI, Java, JavaScript, Graphics http://www.wdvl.com/Authoring/ Html, Xml, DHtml, Tools, 3D, Layout
SVG 1.0 Specification http://www.w3.org/TR/SVG/ The w3 standard
Adobe SVG Zone http://www.adobe.com/svg/ Download SVG viewer plug-in
Meta Data
Resource Description Framework (RDF)
http://www.w3.org/RDF/ An XML-based technology for describing information on the web.
The Semantic Web http://www.w3.org/2001/sw/ Follow the link to the Scientific American article of May 2001 for an imaginative example of potential applications
Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI) http://purl.org/DC Metadata
NSDI Metadata and WWW Mapping Sites http://www.blm.gov/gis/nsdi.html Metadata
MedCIRCLE--The Collaboration for Internet Rating, Certification, Labelling, and Evaluation of Health Information http://www.medcircle.org/metadata/index.php An attempt to rate medical site content
Movie playback formats
www.realnetworks.com -
Windows Video www.microsoft.com -
QuickTime www.apple.com/quicktime -
Web authoring reference sites
The CGI Resource Index
http://www.cgi-resources.com/ CGI
Free-CGI http://www.free-cgi.com/freecgi/ CGI
- http://itm.com/cgicollection/ CGI
Cascading Style Sheets http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/ CSS
Cascading Style Sheets, level 1 http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS1 CSS1
Cascading Style Sheets, level 2 http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-CSS2 CSS2
PNG (Portable Network Graphics) Home Site http://www.libpng.org/pub/png/ Information on PNG for users, web authors, and programmers. Also covers 'MNG', a multi-image format.
Portable Network Graphics http://www.w3.org/Graphics/PNG/ Graphic: PNG
HTML 4.01 Specification http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/ HTML
Website Design--The HTML Writers Guild http://www.hwg.org/ HTML writer
IETF--Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) Working Group http://www.ics.uci.edu/pub/ietf/http/ HTTP
The Source for Java (TM) Technology http://java.sun.com/ Java
JARS.COM The #1 Java Review Service http://www.jars.com/ Java
JavaShareware.com http://www.javashareware.com/ Java
Javascript.com (TM)--The Definitive JavaScript Resource: JavaScript Tutorials and Free java Scripts http://www.javascript.com/ Javascript
ActiveState--Open language-based solutions and services http://www.activestate.com/index.html Perl
perl.com: (July 19, 2002) http://www.perl.com/pub Perl
Welcome to the Perl Archive http://www.perlarchive.com/ Perl
DevEdge Online--Internet Technologies & Products http://developer.netscape.com/tech/ Various
MSDN Home http://msdn.microsoft.com/default.asp Various
Adeveloper.com--FREE Web site development resources (TM) http://www.Adeveloper.com/ Various
Adobe Web Products http://www.adobe.com/web/main.html Various
Builder.com http://www.canada.cnet.com/webbuilding/0-3880.html Various
HTML Help by the Web Design Group http://www.htmlhelp.com/ Various
WDVL: Resource Location http://www.wdvl.com/Location/ Various
A Webmaster Resource Guide: Web-Authoring.com http://www.webknowhow.net/ Various
Victor Engel's No Dither Netscape Colour Palette, The Browser Safe Palette http://the-light.com/netcol.html Web colour
Web Safe Color Palette and CSS1 Color Names http://www.colostate.edu/Depts/CoopExt/SITE/colortab.html Web colour
WebReference.com--The Webmaster's Reference Library--Web Authoring Tips Tutorials for Developers http://www.webreference.com/ Web design
Web Developer's Virtual Library: Encyclopedia of Web Design Tutorials, Articles, and Discussions http://www.wdvl.com/ Web virtual library
XHTML 1.0: The Extensible HyperText Markup Language http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/ XHTML
XML.com: XML From the Inside Out--XML development, XML resources, XML specifications http://www.xml.com/pub XML
Laboratory Web Sites
Laboratory Home Page Directory
http://kinase.uhnres.utoronto.ca/labdirect.html Our directory of lab websites
The Brown Lab, Stanford University http://cmgm.stanford.edu/pbrown/ Microarray data
Woodget lab web links http://kinase.ihnres.utoronto.ca/weblinx.html Web links from this chapter

Web page creation software
Software Company Website Note
Authoring and Publishing
W3 http://www.w3.org/Amaya Free
BBEdit Bare Bones http://www.barebones.com -
Dreamweaver Macromedia http://www.macromedia.com/ -
Freeway SoftPress http://www.softpress.com -
FrontPage Microsoft http://www.microsoft.com Online tutorial available
Fusion NetObjects http://www.netobjects.com -
GoLive Adobe http://www.adobe.com Online tutorial available
HomeSite Allaire http://www.allaire.com/ -
HoTMetaL SoftQuad http://www.softquad.com -
Image Editing Fireworks Macromedia http://www.macromedia.com/ Trail available
GIMP - http://www.gimp.org/ Free
Graphic Converter LemkeSoft http://www.lemkesoft.com Trial available
ImageReady Adobe http://www.adobe.com -
PaintShopPro Jasc Software http://www.jasc.com/ Trial available
PhotoDraw Microsoft http://www.microsoft.com/ -
PhotoPaint Corel http://www.corel.com/ -
Photoshop Adobe http://www.adobe.com Online tutorial available
Animation Software
Graphic Converter
LemkeSoft http://www.lemkesoft.com Trial available
After Effects Adobe http://www.adobe.com -
Flash Macromedia http://www.macromedia.com Trial available
GIF Animator ULead Systems http://www.ulead.com/ Trial available
ImageReady Adobe http://www.adobe.com -
LiveMotion Adobe http://www.adobe.com Trial available
PaintShopPro Jasc Software http://www.jasc.com/ Trial available
PhotoDraw Microsoft http://www.microsoft.com -