Trying to learn web design basics..Advice?

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  1. ramboni

    ramboni New Member

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    I am looking at learning how to develop web sites and was wondering if anybody had any advice on the best route for learning these skills. I am mostly looking at html/xhtml/css/php etc.. So far I have been to W3schools online and it has been helpful but I am now starting to look around to see if there is anything else out there that is also more in depth. Thanks in advance guys!
     
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    print out a copy of a nice website. just a paper copy. Now re-produce it using CSS and XHTML so that it validates as 100% valid markup at the w3c validator, and it looks identical to the printout you have.

    Keep doing this until you are confident in your skills.
     
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    then make it work on IE
     
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    and eventually you'll grow up (unlike some penguin pirates, here) and you'll see that linux is not the answer to the worlds problems, and it isn't cool to hate microsoft just for the sake of hating microsoft.
     
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    Where the FUCK does this fit in to the context of the thread?

    You advised him to write a standards compliant web page. I advised him to make it work on IE also.

    Where the FUCK did I ever claim "linux is the answer to the world's problems"? Only two days ago I posted this, "Whoak. Ubuntu isn't ready".

    You've really been misguiding yourself :mamoru:
    Er, I agree?

    Now, why are you advising him to grow up anyhow?
     
  6. Dnepr

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    making website IE compliant is a bitch :o But it can be done using some CSS work arounds, which arent that hard.
     
  7. peerk

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    Because most of their visitors will be using IE.
     
  8. Ractoon

    Ractoon Shibumi in progress...

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    Currently IE holds the majority for web browser use. Love it or hate it, if you've got something to sell you'd best make it work in IE. Though IE 7 is an improvement, so coding for that isn't as bad.
     
  9. Dnepr

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    You're just loosing money that way. IE counts for about 92% of all my traffic.
     
  10. piratepenguin

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    Not all of us are in web-design to make money, don't forget it.

    That still said, I think we all know most web-users use IE. So if someone decides not to torture themselves working pages per-browser, like, don't take it personally or anything.
     

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