Using different scripting techniques and design tips can enhance your
site in a number of ways. Follow the links below to learn about specific
and cascading style sheets. Or, visit one of the many general web design
libraries available for your use, like WebMonkey and HTML Goodies.
Specific techniques | General
Web Design Libraries
Java Goodies lists over 500
Java scripts, including scrolling text and image scripts. For those
who want to write their own scripts, there's a 30-step Java tutorial.
even email the script to you! For a complete reference guide see
Activities of an 18th Century Lady. Here are some alternative
ways of making image maps (HTML Goodies)
Sound in Web Pages
If you would like to subject your users to background music, the way
ECE students did on their projects Destination:
18th-Century Food and Mary
Wollstonecraft: The Political as Personal , try reading the article
above. See also the Webmonkey articles on Audio
MIME Types ,
Embedding background sounds, and
Adam's Multimedia Tutorial.
and Video: How to get it. Note that this requires you or Prof. Porter
to email the email@example.com.
Documentation is at How
to Use the RealMedia Service (UM Web Services) and
Attaching RealAudio Files to Web Pages (Real.com)
Multimedia tutorials include animation and video tutorials. At The
Web Developer's Virtual Library Multimedia Mix you can learn about
animation, Java, audio, and video. MediaBuilder's
Amazing Instant Online Animated Banner Maker is just one of MediaBuilder's
animation and font-mapping tools.
Cascading Style Sheets
Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
allow lots of control over how text looks, without resorting to gif-files.
(World Wide Web Consortium) . Several CSS tutorials can be found at
Developer's Virtual Library. See also Brian Wilson's Index
DOT css for advanced CSS references.
Learn how to create frames in this Introduction
to Frames (Webspinners). See frames created by ECE students: Mary
Wollstonecraft: The Political as Personal and Eighteenth-Century
Using tables to position page elements can give you a wide range of
design power. A good, interactive introduction to tables, written by
Alan Richmond, can be found at stars.com.
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