Many web "flourishes" exist that can enhance your
Since Quia requires you to enter your own HTML, it is
necessary to use a program such as FrontPage or Dreamweaver to edit your HTML.
These programs allow you to type your pages much the same as in Microsoft Word.
You can add bold, italics, font and size as easily as in Word.
Let's learn about the basic programming of web pages. There
are two main types of programming we will look into.
Short for HyperText Markup Language,
the authoring language
used to create documents
on the World Wide
Web. HTML is similar to SGML,
although it is not a strict subset.
HTML defines the structure and layout of a Web document by using a variety of
tags and attributes.
The correct structure for an HTML document starts with
<HTML><HEAD>(enter here what document is about)<BODY> and ends
with </BODY></HTML>. All the information you'd like to include in
your Web page fits in between the <BODY> and </BODY> tags.
There are hundreds of other tags used to format and layout the information in
a Web page. Tags are also used to specify hypertext links. These allow Web
developers to direct users to other Web pages with only a click of the mouse on
either an image or word(s). For a more complete list of tags, check out some of
the URLs below.
programming language developed by Sun
Microsystems. Java was originally called OAK, and was designed for
handheld devices and set-top boxes. Oak was unsuccessful so in 1995 Sun changed
the name to Java and modified the language to take advantage of the burgeoning World
Java is a general purpose programming language with a number of features that
make the language well suited for use on the World Wide Web. Small Java
applications are called Java applets
and can be downloaded
from a Web server
and run on your computer by a Java-compatible Web
browser, such as Netscape
Navigator or Microsoft
There is a class being taught through the SHSD PDI for this programming
language developed by Apple.
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