Resources and Links
Automatic streaming media for websites. Easy to install. Easy to use.
Dreamweaver MX Tutorial:
Excellent Tutorial by Barclay Barrios copyright Rutgers Writing Program, in PDF format.
very inexpensive. My first choice for registrations. Very easy to use and very easy to make changes in the account settings.
expensive - This is the organization which keeps
the records for all domain name registrations.
24/7 toll free support.
mid-priced, sometime have great sales. Annoying
site advertising.Even more annoying if you have to make changes in the account settings.
Escrambler offers a free online tool which creates code you can copy and paste into your web pages to hide your email address from spammers. Easy to use and effective.
who is linking to your site?
Boolean Search Tips for more efficient searching techniques.
How to Create a Website: Step by Step Guides provided by Davesite.com
Website design Tutorials:
HTML Goodies excellent step-by-step HTML primer
One Click Tutorials Free Adobe Photoshop tutorials created by Photoshop gurus sharing their knowledge about how to create special effects, brush, color correction, photo retouching, textures and backgrounds, text effects, animation effects and everything from basic drawing to professional image editing.
Art History Brush From One Click Tutorials. Excellent step-by-step explanations with screen shots. Very well written for any level user.
Do Photoshop All kinds of free Photoshop tutorials from basics to advanced. Includes tutorials for some fun special effects and photo retouching.
The Template Shop has videos and online tutorials for PhotoShop and webdesign.
Picture Correct Tutorials specifically for photo corrections.
Pixel2Life Lots of resources for designers including Photoshop tutoials.
Tutorial Outpost Many tutorials for special effects, artistic filters and effects, photo correction, and lots of fun stuff.
Sharpening Digital Images Very detailed tutorial specifically for PhotoSHop CS2 with step-by-step instructions for sharpening images (sample chapter from Photoshop CS2 Essential Skills).
Image Resolution Here's the scoop in an easy-to-read article.
Keyboard Shortcuts Choose your PhotoShop version and print these great PDF formatted cheat sheets for shortcuts..
SEO (search engine optimization):
Google Local add your website to Google's local listings
Yahoo Local add your local listing to Yahoo
Color and Design Information and Resources:
http://colourlovers.com wonderful resource for inspiration featuring ever-changing color pallet submissions provided by many designers who love color
http://mariaclaudiacortes.com a fun and amusing interactive site where you can learn about the emotional impact of color
Color Cop is a freeware program to help you see the hexadecimal value of anything on your desktop.
Free Serif Software great free software alternatives from Serif
Open Office free and excellent alternative to Microsoft Office
Academic Superstore great prices on academic software
Macromedia Dreamweaver Support and Downloads from Macromedia (which is now Adobe)
WS_FTP free download for this popular file transfer software
More Tech Links
What is My IP? use this page to determine your IP address
Pictures with Frames shows an example of transparent frame graphic over background images.
Beginning Web Design Course Syllabus*
*syllabus is subject to change