I really need some help with a website design...

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  1. onedownfiveup

    onedownfiveup Active Member

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    ...anyone out there willing to spend a little time with me to answer some questions? I'm fairly knowledgeable with creating websites, I just haven't been around creating websites for a long time.

    Any help would be appricated be it over PM or IM.

    TIA
     
  2. mobbarley

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    I would have attempted to help if you asked a specific question (or several) :dunno:
     
  3. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Touche, mobbarley. Kinda hard to help when nobody has any idea what's wrong.
     
  4. ez4me2c3d

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    Trust me, you have little knowledge on creating websites if you've been away from the scene for a long time.

    The process has changed drastically in the last ~2 years.
     
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    For some people it has...and yes AJAX brings a lot to the table too.

    Not too mention standards based coding and the browser incompatibilities are another big item.
     
  6. onedownfiveup

    onedownfiveup Active Member

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    Lets start off with, what screen resolution should I create my websites in. I have been using 1280x1024 and have noticed on some computers it looks really big.
     
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    IME the standard is still around 1024x768. ideally you should aim to create a fluid layout that scales down to about 800x600 without problem.
     
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    So in order to do that, I should set my resolution to 800x600 when creating the website right?
     
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    No, that sounds like a pain. Just resize your window to that size, you can set a guide as a wallpaper on your desktop if you need it.
     
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    Dev in FireFox and install the developer toolbar, it has an option to resize your window (not screen) to 800x600 exactly.
     
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    Ruby on Rails is awesome.

    It's the Ruby language on a well based framework.
    http://www.rubyonrails.org/

    I've been wanting to give this as try as well as Python through mod_python (and django)
     

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