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Internet/WWW Hyperlinks

LivingInternet.com... in-depth coverage of the Internet
Internet 101... good starting point for beginners
WWW FAQ... Boutell's stuff is always good
Hobbes' Internet Timeline... the history of ARPAnet and the Internet
GDT::Bit::History of the Internet... from 1957 to 1995
Important Organizations

W3C ( World Wide Web Consortium) founded in October 1994 to "lead the World Wide Web to its full potential by developing common protocols that promote its evolution and ensure its interoperability."

IETF ( Internet Engineering Task Force) is a "large open international community of network designers, operators, vendors, and researchers concerned with the evolution of the Internet architecture and the smooth operation of the Internet."

ICANN ( Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is the "non-profit corporation that was formed to take over responsibility for the IP address space allocation, protocol parameter assignment, domain name system management, and root server system management." ICANNWatch is an organization whose mission is to " serve as a central point of reference about what ICANN is and is not doing."

ISOC ( Internet SOCiety) is a "professional membership society with more than 150 organizational and 6,000 individual members in over 100 countries. It provides leadership in addressing issues that confront the future of the Internet, and is the organization home for the groups responsible for Internet infrastructure standards, including the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and the Internet Architecture Board (IAB)."

HTML

W3C's HTML Homepage... they define HTML, XHTML, XML, etc.
NCSA Beginner's Guide to HTML... NCSA is where Mosaic was created [archive]
Index Dot HTML... the Advanced HTML Reference
HTML Writers Guild's... training organization for web design
W3C MarkUp Validation Service... check webpages for correctness
GDT::Resource::XHTML... Learning About XHTML
[browsers] Timeline  |  FAQ  |  Tester  |  Colors  |  RGBplayer applet

Cascading Style Sheets

CSS Homepage... W3C is always a good starting point
CSS Tutorial... provided by W3Schools.com

JavaScript

JavaScript for the Total Non-Programmer... tutorial from WebTeacher.com
Internet.com::JavaScript Library... contains numerous "copy & paste" JavaScript examples
Netscape.com::JavaScript Central... documentation and references
ECMAScript... JavaScript in the future
GDT::Resource::JavaScript... Learning About JavaScript

CGI

CGI Overview... CGI is the Common Gateway Interface
CGI Specification... from NCSA at the University of Illinois
CGI Programming FAQ... provided by Ohio State University
[book] CGI Programming with Perl... authored by Shishir Gundavaram

DHTML

DHTML Lab... provided by WebReference.com

XML

Extensible Markup Language... from the World Wide Web Consortium
SGML/XML Web Page... online resources for markup language resources
XML Help... provided by the Web Developer's Virtual Library
XML FAQ... originally maintained for the W3C

Web Publishing: Internet/WWW/HTML/JavaScript/CGI

Programmer's Guide to the WWW... by Marty Hall
GDT::Resource::Internet::Tools... graphics, banners, ribbons and more
GDT::Resource::Internet::Colors... Learning About Colors on the WWW

Readings

Alertbox articles... by web usability guru Jakob Nielsen
RFC 3271: The Internet is for Everyone... IETF.org resource
Netizens Netbook: An Anthology... provided by Columbia.edu
Web Pages That Suck... learn good design by looking at bad design
NetSlaves... horror stories about working on the web
Internet License Plate Gallery... collection of Internet related custom license plates
Saving USENET and Then Some... a call to action by Thomas Boutell
[ezines] Internet World  |  WebDeveloper  |  WebReview  |  New Architect

Author: G.D.Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]