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Jan 7, 2006, 08:56 PM
Here are a few links to get you started:

Tutorials and Resources
Coding Help
w3schools (http://www.w3schools.com/)
alistapart (http://www.alistapart.com/)
Good-Tutorials (http://www.good-tutorials.com)
VTC Traning Videos (http://www.vtc.com/products/internet.htm)
HTML Dog (http://www.htmldog.com/)
Zend PHP Tutorial (http://devzone.zend.com/node/view/id/627)
HTML Home Page (http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/)
Pixel2Life (http://www.pixel2life.com/)
Web Design from Scratch (http://www.webdesignfromscratch.com/)

CSS Tips and Tricks
quirksmode (http://www.quirksmode.org/)
Learning CSS (http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/learning)
CSS Tips and Trends (http://www.designmeltdown.com/)
CSSEdit (http://www.macrabbit.com/cssedit/)
Free CSS Templates (http://www.freecsstemplates.org/)

opensourcecms (http://www.opensourcecms.com/)
Wed Developers Handbook (http://www.alvit.de/handbook/)
webmonkey (http://www.webmonkey.com/)
MySQL Administration (http://www.mysql.com/products/tools/administrator/)
MAMP (http://www.mamp.info/en/home/)
XAMPP (http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html)

Browser Fixes
Internet Explorer PNG Fix (http://www.twinhelix.com/css/iepngfix/)
Dean Edwards IE7 (http://dean.edwards.name/IE7/)

Colour Schemes
Adobe Kuler (User Submitted Colour Schemes) (http://kuler.adobe.com/)
Colour Match (http://colormatch.dk/)
Colour Matcher (http://meddle.dzygn.com/tests/colors/)
COLORlovers (http://www.colourlovers.com/)

Word Press (http://wordpress.org/)
Word Press Themes (http://themes.wordpress.net/)
MarsEdit (http://ranchero.com/marsedit/)
pMachine (http://www.pmachine.com/)
Text Pattern (http://www.textpattern.com/)
Type (http://typo.leetsoft.com/trac/)

iWeb (http://www.apple.com/ilife/iweb/)
RapidWeaver (http://www.realmacsoftware.com/rapidweaver/index.php)
HyperEdit (http://www.tumultco.com/HyperEdit/)
BBEdit (http://www.barebones.com/products/bbedit/index.shtml)
Adobe Products (http://www.adobe.com/web/main.html)
Dreamweaver (http://www.macromedia.com/software/dreamweaver/)
GoLive (http://www.adobe.com/products/golive/main.html)
Text Wrangler (http://www.barebones.com/products/textwrangler/index.shtml)
TextMate (http://www.macromates.com/)
SkEdit (http://www.skti.org/skEdit.php)
xScope (http://www.iconfactory.com/xs_home.asp)
Freeway (http://www.softpress.com/index.php)
Smultron (http://www.tuppis.com/smultron/)

Transmit (http://www.panic.com/transmit/)
Cyberduck (http://cyberduck.ch/)
Interarchy (http://www.interarchy.com/main/)
Fetch (http://www.fetchsoftworks.com/)
Captain FTP (http://captainftp.xdsnet.de/)

Link Popularity Check (http://www.marketleap.com/publinkpop/default.htm)
Internet Explorer for OS X (http://www.kronenberg.org/ies4osx/)
CushyCMS (http://www.cushycms.com/)

Dream Host (http://www.dreamhost.com/)
A Small Orange (http://www.asmallorange.com/)
Has Web (http://hasweb.com/)
Neureal (http://www.neureal.com/)
Aplus (http://www.aplus.net/)
Media Temple (http://www.mediatemple.net/)
Lunar Pages (http://lunarpages.com/)
TJR Networks (http://www.tjrnetworks.com/)
Myacen (http://www.myacen.com/)
ICDSoft (http://www.icdsoft.com/)
Vivicalhosting (http://www.vivicalhosting.com)

Buying Domains
Web Names and Hosting (http://www.webnames.ca/)
Go Daddy (http://www.godaddy.com/gdshop/default.asp)
eNom (http://www.enom.com/)

Photo Editing/Manipulation
Gimp (http://www.gimp.org/)
Photoshop (http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop/main.html)
Seashore (http://seashore.sourceforge.net/)

If anyone else has any links that they like/use, please post them.

Jan 7, 2006, 09:01 PM
This is an awesome idea! Why not add links to some commercial products like Dreamweaver (http://www.macromedia.com/software/dreamweaver/) and GoLive (http://www.adobe.com/products/golive/main.html)?

Also, Gimp (http://www.gimp.org/) is very useful for photo manipulation, as is the more professional Photoshop (http://www.adobe.com/products/photoshop/main.html).

Jan 7, 2006, 09:10 PM
Thanks ChrisWB,
I accidently forgot to add those in, but they are in now.

As other suggest links, I will post them.

Jan 16, 2006, 09:46 AM
Link Popularity Stats:

Jan 16, 2006, 10:20 AM
Seashore (http://seashore.sourceforge.net/), a nice, free image manipulator. A bit early in development, but I'm sure a certain MR member will get it right. He's promised "one day it will be as good as MS Paint"... ;) :D

Jan 16, 2006, 10:42 AM
VTC has a large library of software training videos available online for $30/month. Some videos are better than others, but overall it's a good way to learn the basics of most popular apps (especially if you learn better by demonstration than by reading).


Jan 16, 2006, 05:38 PM
How can that list not have the best editor on the mac platform? :cool:

You have to add Textmate (www.macromates.com).

Jan 16, 2006, 05:40 PM
SkEdit also deserves mention for those who need code hinting.


Jan 16, 2006, 05:40 PM
once this is all updated, make this a guide in the wiki section.

Feb 17, 2006, 08:24 PM
I use lunarpages.com for hosting they really are great. They add features all the time, almost no downtime.

Check em' if you need em'

Mar 24, 2006, 01:56 PM
HTML Dog (http://www.htmldog.com) is a great resource for learning XHTML and CSS. It pretty much covers all the bases when it comes to this stuff.

Mar 30, 2006, 10:31 PM
Updated again and added the 'Buying Domains' section.

summer sky
May 20, 2006, 11:59 PM
wow! sooo happy to find this collection of info and resources as am trying to teach myself web design... thx :)

May 21, 2006, 12:12 AM
what about a link to a color scheme help site? i use http://www.siteprocentral.com/html_color_code.html

Jun 6, 2006, 10:25 PM

I find the above site to be very helpful.

Beginners should read this when they really want to make a site that really does its job.

Jul 5, 2006, 06:30 PM
Updated, once again, thanks for the links.

Jul 14, 2006, 06:28 PM
Great idea for a thread iNeedtoSwitch. :) Here are a few of my own suggestions:

Hosting: TJR Networks (http://www.tjrnetworks.com) and Myacen (http://www.myacen.com)
FTP: Interarchy (http://www.interarchy.com/main/)
Domains: eNom (http://www.enom.com)


Aug 10, 2006, 08:12 AM

Best PHP tutorial I've found. I've had a great time going through it, and I'm definitely going to apply what I've learned.

Aug 10, 2006, 08:58 AM
Textwrangler! It's the best and it's free! But why is it in "Blogging"?!

As for hosting, I'm using PowWeb for yvan256.net, never had any real problem and they're not too expensive. The storage size and bandwidth/month are extremely huge too.

Sep 7, 2006, 10:29 PM
Learning CSS (http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/learning) at the W3C.

HTML Home Page (http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/) also at W3C: specifications, tutorials, you name it.

Sep 10, 2006, 12:24 AM
Updated once again. :)

Sep 19, 2006, 10:56 AM
this is the ultimate resource and should be added....


Oct 30, 2006, 10:21 PM
Thanks for the link, great handbook by the way.

Nov 5, 2006, 02:56 PM
Added IE fix, CSS Tips and Trends, CSSEdit, MySQL Administration and iWeb. :)

Jan 31, 2007, 09:35 AM
This is an excellent resource for web-related stuff. I'll be back! Thanks!

Feb 1, 2007, 10:21 AM
This is a great sticky. I would like to pose a question to all you Web Develpers out there. I am presently looking into becoming a Web Developer/Programmer and know HTML and Javascript. Now I have been starting some PHP, however in this Web 2.o era, What do you guys recommend one's route be as far as languages/technologies are to learn?

I know there is so many web technologies out there that it gets ridiculous like Ajax, Jakarta, Python, etc. So any tips?

Feb 1, 2007, 10:39 AM
This is a great sticky. I would like to pose a question to all you Web Develpers out there. I am presently looking into becoming a Web Developer/Programmer and know HTML and Javascript. Now I have been starting some PHP, however in this Web 2.o era, What do you guys recommend one's route be as far as languages/technologies are to learn?

I know there is so many web technologies out there that it gets ridiculous like Ajax, Jakarta, Python, etc. So any tips?

I would start your own thread on this. You'll probably get more responses. :)

Mar 27, 2007, 07:10 PM
a great tutorial site is p2l (http://www.pixel2life.com). it has a bit of everything from everywhere!

Mar 27, 2007, 10:40 PM
More color matching tools:


Not sure if anybody mentioned www.freecsstemplates.org (http://www.freecsstemplates.org/), number of great and free templates there.

Mar 28, 2007, 03:04 AM
How about adding MAMP and XAMPP, for developers' quick and easy way of getting a server running.

MAMP (http://www.mamp.info/en/home/)
XAMPP (http://www.apachefriends.org/en/xampp.html)

Mar 31, 2007, 05:30 AM
http://dean.edwards.name/IE7/ ! it lets you do stuff with css that normally only works in firefox, safari, etc.

Apr 13, 2007, 09:16 AM
O-WH appears to no longer be a hosting service. You might want to take the link down unless you meant to link to "funny adult videos" ?

Apr 20, 2007, 02:08 PM
Thanks for all the links. Got rid of the O-WH link too. :)

Oct 18, 2007, 07:46 AM
how about some links to the business side i.e.

- how to write a request for tenders (like I'm currently doing),
- how respond to tender requests,

- how to write progress reports
- how to ensure disablity access

- how to work with companies that hire you to do a website (what they exprect from you, progress stages, contract negotations etc)

- examples of model contracts

Nov 2, 2007, 09:28 PM
Thanks for all that info...I'm gonna be busy for days! I should have been on here for a long time. Glad I found this.:)

Jan 3, 2008, 02:46 PM
Added http://kuler.adobe.com/.

Jan 10, 2008, 11:09 PM

Jan 11, 2008, 12:15 AM
ies4osx (http://www.kronenberg.org/ies4osx/) is a good program to test your design's in ie on the mac.

vijay mohan
Jan 16, 2008, 03:24 AM
wow great links i think these links would be help me in starting my new project.
Thanks a lot.

Jan 22, 2008, 11:05 PM
Do you have freewebs.com ???

Aug 1, 2008, 07:17 PM
Which host do you feel is the most mac friendly from the hosting list?

Aug 8, 2008, 06:47 PM
Thanks for taking the time to put together what is probably the best single source of HTML, CSS, etc. tools anywhere. ;)

Jan 14, 2009, 09:44 PM
I used to use Cyberduck exclusively for ftp, but it has gotten bulky and unreliable. I have been using FireFTP (http://fireftp.mozdev.org/), a Firefox plugin and it has worked like a charm. Very smooth and responsive.

As for the IE 6x PNG fix issue, the coolest (and best) thing I've seen is DD_belatedPNG (http://dillerdesign.com/experiment/DD_belatedPNG/) by Drew Miller. The only PNG fix I know of that does not require a transparent GIF.

I think you might want to also include a list of opensource CMS apps, my personal favorite being Drupal (http://drupal.org).

Great stuff. Wish I had this when I started! :-)

Jan 28, 2009, 08:31 AM
I use Eleven2.com (http://www.eleven2.com) for hosting. They've been just about fantastic. Cheap, reliable and fast response on customer service.

Just thought I'd tack this on since no one's mentioned it yet. I'd recommend them regardless, but I do have an affiliate link if you want to spread the love.

Jan 29, 2009, 12:27 AM
I use three different hosting services. All of them have their own plus and minus points. I choose web hosting based on how I want to use the site.

Laslo Panaflex
Feb 13, 2009, 05:28 PM
http://www.panic.com/coda/ <--- I use this exclusively, got a great workflow going now.

http://www.smashingmagazine.com/ <--- Great site, new posts daily, lots of web related stuff there.

Feb 19, 2009, 09:12 AM
JEdit is a great free editor.

Dreamweaver is a great app. Allows beginners and advanced users to create amazing sites

Mar 13, 2009, 02:16 AM
Here are a few links to get you started
Great work dear......it will really help everyone who is beginner in web design field.....thanks for that.....!!!!!!!

Mar 16, 2009, 01:27 AM
great information...it will help us out to update our knowledge...good stuffs


Apr 6, 2009, 06:55 AM
I'm a big fan of Freeway - http://www.softpress.com/index.php
Express version is good for my needs, but the Pro version looks very comprehensive. It is similar to Rapidweaver I guess, but I much prefer its user interface. And it's made by a British company :)

When I do need to delve into the code I've been using smultron - http://www.tuppis.com/smultron/

PS Even though Cyberduck is free, I don't think it is still worth using. I couldn't get it to work reliably (multiple attempts to upload), and neither could my sister with her website. We have both now purchased Fetch and are far more sane for it!

Apr 16, 2009, 05:17 PM
I am a convert to Joomla and I think that anyone starting out with web design should consider using a CMS. They can be a bit daunting but if you invest a few hours getting to grips with the one you finally choose, you will be able to build great sites in no time.

This is a great place to start: opensourcecms.com (http://opensourcecms.com/)

As I said I have used Joomla to build a few sites now, so I could offer advice to anyone who wants to give it a try.

May 20, 2009, 04:13 PM
I use byethost (http://byethost.com) for hosting.

May 21, 2009, 08:31 AM
Smashing Magazine came out with a nice write-up for newbs to web design that talks about all of the web related terminology/jargon (http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/05/21/web-design-industry-jargon-glossary-and-resources/) that you can run across. It would likely be helpful for those new to the field.

Jun 4, 2009, 06:55 AM
To test your web site on various version of IE on Windoz :


Jun 4, 2009, 04:31 PM
I think you forgot all the good technologies

1. WebObjects
2. Ruby on Rails
3. Netbeans Visual Web

And if you want to just make a static site Create by Stonedesign is really good

Jul 13, 2009, 12:20 PM
here are a few I use.

Domains - namecheap.com - used them for 6 years now
site5.com - been with them for 5 years
liquidweb.com - been with them for 7 years

Aug 6, 2009, 09:43 AM
Web Hosting and Domain Registering:
FastHosts (http://fasthosts.co.uk)
Heart Internet (http://heartinternet.co.uk)

Tumblr (http://tumblr.com)

Coda (http://panic.com/coda/)
CSSEdit (http://panic.com/cssedit/)

Aug 27, 2009, 05:26 AM
Hello to all.
The links which you provided here are very useful in web designing and in development.
I used Dreamweaver for designing and Photoshop for editing photo. And they are best for web designing and development. And for image also seashore can be use.

Not Available
Aug 27, 2009, 06:14 AM
Hello to all.
The links which you provided here are very useful in web designing and in development.
I used Dreamweaver for designing and Photoshop for editing photo. And they are best for web designing and development. And for image also seashore can be use.
I'm sorry, my DW CS4 is expensive and buggy, so no, they're not the best combination.

Instead, get yourself GIMP and CoDA, learn to use them, and you've made enough savings for that MBP launching next year :)

Just my ˘2

Aug 27, 2009, 11:46 PM
I'm sorry, my DW CS4 is expensive and buggy, so no, they're not the best combination.

Instead, get yourself GIMP and CoDA, learn to use them, and you've made enough savings for that MBP launching next year :)

Just my ˘2

well actually try FLUX you will probably be a lot happier

Sep 28, 2009, 05:04 AM
It doesn't matter what application you use. A good web designer can make a good website using ANY text editor. To start:

Learn HTML and CSS: There's thousands of places. I recommend htmldog.com (http://www.htmldog.com/).
Manipulating images: I use Photoshop. Pixelmator (http://www.pixelmator.com/) is a great alternative. If you are short on cash try Gimp (http://www.gimp.org/).
Animations: Sorry flash developers but Flash sux! I have many reasons but the first it's because it kills battery life (cpu hog). That's why iPhones don't have it. Flash is widely used today because of video. Newer browsers support html5, so I think big websites like Youtube are going to push that transition (like it did with IE6). Websites (the good ones) use javascript for animation. They don't hog the cpu and are very small, specially when used in jQuery (http://jquery.com/).

Web Development tool? There's many options. The ones I tried:

- CODA (http://www.panic.com/coda/): I love it! Great user interface, It's fast, stable and complete.
- Textmate (http://macromates.com/): Probably the best code editor but I still prefer CODA.
- Dreamweaver: Adobe is adding "new features" making it bloated. Editing CSS is a nightmare and it hurt my eyes watching the default letters in code editor.
- Flux (http://www.theescapers.com/): There's a screencast in developer's website showing how easy is to create a website. I noticed when your webpage gets big, the application get a little unresponsive.
- Espresso (http://macrabbit.com/espresso/): Seems nice like CODA but I called it a beta. Check out in a year to see for an improvement.
- Rapidweaver (http://www.realmacsoftware.com/rapidweaver/): Good when you want to create a website and you have no idea how to do it. It's not expensive but you have to buy many "add-ons".

For CSS: CSSedit (http://macrabbit.com/cssedit/) is the best tool but I can do everything I want without problems in CODA.

So you have plenty of options. For me CODA and Photoshop get the work done.

Oct 5, 2009, 05:48 AM
Best way to have a Mac on a budget:


Best way to add IChat style feature to your website:


Best way to use Meebo with a Chat Application(Adium) on your desktop:


Instructions on how to set Meebo up with Adium:


Best file sharing application:


Best free, open source QuickTime component that adds native support for many popular video formats:


Best free software addition that plays Window Video's in Safari:


Best website to keep updated on the latest Mac products and technologies:


Best website for information on tons of Mac software:


Best Software Tutorial Site on the website bar NONE!


Best way to host your own server and get around the blocks that most service providers like Cox Cable block, I.E. port 80.


Best Application for playing weird codex video's


Best way to filter what you and your employee's are able to access through your web connection. Through Router or Computer:


Best two free website Video Conferencing added to your web pages for your customers to access you through:



Best Free Open Source do it yourself phone system:


Best way to get a phone number and call or have anyone in the US call you for just around $30 dollars a year.


Best way to see new software and what others think about this new software:


Best way to control two Mac's from one computer:


Dec 22, 2009, 09:42 AM
Here's my set-up

- Bitnami to set up a local environment. Extremely easy to use.
- Coda for all development. Extremely powerful. CSS, HTML, JS, SVN
- Photoshop for all image editing.

If you want to do it free of cost:

- Bitnami - http://bitnami.org/
- Aptana - http://aptana.com/
- Gimp - http://www.gimp.org/

Jan 25, 2010, 06:30 PM
Beyond the basics that have already been mentioned, I like to use:

Trails (http://trails.es) for time tracking (still very much in Alpha but it does everything I need)

Other options: Tick (http://tickspot.com/) and Harvest (http://www.getharvest.com/)

Feb 26, 2010, 07:48 AM
I am so glad I found your forum!
What amazing information and links here, thank you!

I'm pretty much a beginner at web design, I still do most of the coding myself, the basic html and the very basic css. But I am learning how to put it all together now and its amazing fun.

I use MacHighway for my web host, and I prefer Transmit, and I'm not good at Dreamweaver, though its fun to play with.
I love going thru tutorials and taking classes, being retired gives me the time to play with all of this stuff.
Learning about making Fractals at the moment, whew, thats a time sink!
My classmates and I are always trading fun ideas, and we all use Photoshop.:)

Mar 10, 2010, 08:14 AM
Here's one more to add to this list:


May 16, 2010, 10:49 PM
I have mastery in making design for web site,banner etc but sometimes because of coding I have to compromise with my design. for having mastery in coding also I will have to work or learn coding in detail so this tutorials about coding help me in learning monke.

May 17, 2010, 02:06 AM
Nice sharing monke here is another very useful resource where you can get solution of your any problem about website designing and development http://www.tutorialized.com/
Other than it the Lynda training lectures can give the core knowledge about web development.

Jun 27, 2010, 09:14 AM
To SrWebDeveloper / whoever;

Perhaps it would be good to update the list of hosting providers so that the list in this thread as well as this one (http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=646327) is the same?

Oct 18, 2010, 04:43 PM
You need to mention Fugu, a free FTP client:


I switched from CyberDuck, which I found a little weak, to FileZilla, which I found to be ugly and information-overloaded, and then finally to Fugu, which strikes the perfect balance between power and minimalism for me. It's easy to use and uncluttered like CyberDuck, but it's got double-pane file viewing and other powerful features from something like FileZilla.

Nov 29, 2010, 12:26 PM
Chris at CSS-Tricks does an awesome job of teaching from beginner to advanced level web design. Tutorials like his and looking at code is how I learned. http://css-tricks.com

Another incredible resource is Preekly. These dudes make tech and how-to products that they release each week. The cool thing is that they keep the material super fresh so if you sign up for next weeks stuff, it will all be stuff that's been created in last month. http://preekly.com

An example is if you are learning HTML or XHTML now a days you don't have to learn every element. In fact learning every element right off the bat would already start most people down the wrong path. Right now all I use in HTML are the div, h1 - h6, a, p, strong, span, em, img. There may be a few more I'm forgetting, but everything else should be controlled by CSS for the most part.

Mar 12, 2012, 08:11 AM
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Anyways thanks for sharing this web stuff with all of us. I will save this for my future reference.

Mar 19, 2012, 07:10 AM
I took a class with Wordpress, thats really amazing. Its a bit difficult at first, as I too am a beginner with it. But its pretty wonderful what you can do right from the beginning.

Jul 3, 2012, 01:47 AM
there so nice and helpful post for webrelated stuff.so happy and thanks to all.

Aug 16, 2012, 02:07 AM
Hey. Thanks for this post. I cruise alot of POST just to see what I can find. I liked this write up you did and was just wondering if you have a subscriber page so I can link to it so I can read it at a later date? I did not see one – am I just overlooking it?

Sep 8, 2012, 12:00 AM
How about book recommendations?

I like "HTML & CSS (Design and Build Web Sites)" by Jon Duckett. I recently bought this book based off the strength of it's Amazon reviews, and I can only echo those sentiments. I received this book a few weeks back, and had read it through, cover to cover, in less than two weeks. This is unlike any other textbook I've used: full of colour, succinct yet sufficiently detailed, and teaching readers best practice and compatibility.

If you want a solid understanding of the core concepts of HTML and CSS, this is definitely the book to get.


Nov 29, 2012, 11:10 AM
This really is a great collection of links. Glad to see my fave, Dreamhost, is here! Most individuals who want websites/blogs can get by on their own with Tumblr and similar, but it's still useful to have your own domain/email (aside from gmail, hotmail, etc.), I think.


Jan 11, 2013, 04:00 AM
hey.. this is an awesome idea.. I am very happy that you shared this awesome info with us.. I am very excited to started this training... And thanks for it... :-)

Mar 18, 2013, 07:16 AM
Hey monke

You have shared very much important and knowledgeable information which must help to development and designer who has just started to his/her career in this field.

Mar 29, 2013, 10:47 AM
Couple of days ago I came across this page, which offers a basic insight in HTML,CSS, CSS3, responsive web design, preprocessors and a little Jquery as well as code semantics and organisation.http://learn.shayhowe.com/

Definitely worth a look, if you want to get an overview what's out there.

Apr 3, 2013, 04:14 AM
You have included all links related to website design and development. I like your post.

Apr 24, 2013, 05:22 PM
I wonder why host gator wasn't included in the list. I like their 24/7 chat support, and they're cheap.

May 3, 2013, 08:16 AM
Loving hover.com for my domain registration

Squarespace.com is also great for quick and easy template or custom web hosting.

Both are pay of course but relatively cheap and plenty of discount codes out there to get reduced amounts.

I personally used the twit.tv ones for Macbreak Weekly (code:macbreak) and The Tech Guy (code:techguy).

May 14, 2013, 11:51 AM
http://www.codecademy.com/ is great for introductory tutorials . . .

May 22, 2013, 06:10 AM
w3schools.com is the best for beginning learn web development... in that,easily understand the coding and brief examples are available

Jun 24, 2013, 12:56 AM
w3schools is the best resource to learn HTML & PHP.

Jul 18, 2013, 04:43 AM
Really this is a good question for beginners because you should be know about your job before doing it. Web development and designing is a good platform for e-commerce platform. You should be read tutorials regarding web development and designing and also use all resources where you can get knowledge. I saw CSS Chopper website which is the wonderful platform for e-commerce outsourcing web development business.

Jul 24, 2013, 06:52 AM
These are amazing resource for developers and designers who are the beginners this help to develop skill level by getting perfect guidelines and information through practical examples. This information especially for fresher’s who want to grow further.

Jul 30, 2013, 02:02 AM
A&A Associates is a full service web design and development services company specializing in all aspects of commercial web presence. Our team has expertise in various web-technologies for Windows as well as Linux platforms.

Stephen Finch
Sep 18, 2013, 05:08 AM
If you guys want to check out the latest trends in the web designing visit http://www.nariel.com . It uses the current web design methods in the site. After looking over the wed development coding concepts, try to learn about the web design methods.

Oct 29, 2013, 07:17 AM
Really nice.happy to find this sort of information and resources as someone who is trying to learn web design on his own.

Nov 3, 2013, 03:10 PM
Yeah, thanks for the guidelines! It'll surely help the new comers. I'm a professional web designer. I know the value of those resources you mentioned in your post. Really appreciable!!! :)

Nov 6, 2013, 11:44 PM
This is a Wonderful way to learn the CSS tricks. Thank You!:)
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Nov 13, 2013, 07:23 AM
This is an excellent resource for web-related stuff. I'll be back! Thanks!

Nov 24, 2013, 12:20 AM

Does anyone recommend Treehouse as a good educational introduction too all things website design?

Dec 13, 2013, 01:59 AM

Does anyone recommend Treehouse as a good educational introduction too all things website design?

Web Development (http://www.flexsin.com/)

Jan 7, 2014, 10:30 PM
Great information, thanks for this valuable collection..:)

Jan 8, 2014, 06:43 AM
Thank you all.
Tons of helpful sites, nice tutorials, and more.
Im doing well on learning now, starting PHP now, its just a hobby for me. Keeps us busy on these long cold winters. Photoshop and web design go together so well for me.