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Old 03-18-2004, 07:29 AM   #1
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What program is needed for making own website


I am totally newbie for creating web pages. Now i would give a try. Is quanta somekind of program to make programming. Or what else. And if someone can point some software also a book for beginner.
 
Old 03-18-2004, 07:54 AM   #2
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You can use something as simple as a text editor like vi or pico to create webpages. All you need to know is html, php or whatever technology you wish to use. Most will opt for html when learning and simple non complicated pages.
And of course if you want graphics on your site, you'll most likely need to develop some skills there as I don't usually recommend using other peoples graphics, its just lazy to me and I can't stand going to sites that just look like other sites, etc.

And of course a host provider to serve your pages and site.
 
Old 03-18-2004, 07:56 AM   #3
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Hi,

Quanta is HTML code based, but there is NVU which is WYSIWYG editor

NVU

Hope this helps
 
Old 03-18-2004, 01:08 PM   #4
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HTML

So i should go to some computer store and buy some book about html.
Is ther any books related to linux and webpage making.
 
Old 03-18-2004, 03:58 PM   #5
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I don't think there are specific books for website design in Linux, and there is no need for any; HTML (or any of the other technologies) is platform-independent. Any book on HTML will do, and there are even lots of relatively decent free online resources.

However, the aforementioned NVU aside (it's still in beta and I haven't checked it out, but it appears to be incomplete from what they say on the website), in Linux you have to code by hand mostly. This isn't quite as easy as working with the WYSIWYG editors you find for Windows (Net Objects Fusion, Frontpage, to name but two).

Robin
 
Old 03-18-2004, 04:03 PM   #6
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A good site for internet design is
http://www.w3schools.com/

They've got all sorts of good refs and tutorials there.
 
Old 03-18-2004, 04:57 PM   #7
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Another good program for html,php,sql and more for beginners is 'BlueFish'
http://bluefish.openoffice.nl/

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Old 04-09-2004, 01:45 AM   #8
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there's also a program called screem.. But this NVU program looks pretty good.
 
  


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