CSci 1001: Introduction to the Computing World -- Resources.
- Jan. 23. A simple XHTML web
- Feb. 1. the same page formatted
with a simple CSS style sheet; the CSS file for the page
- Feb. 1. A similar page
formatted differently, the CSS file for the page
- Feb. 6. A similar page
formatted using CSS classes, the CSS file for the page
- Feb. 15. Adding parseFloat,
- Example from quiz 2: quiz2.html, quiz2.css
- March 20. Review for the midterm. A
source from "View Source" and correct all mistakes.
Exercise: write a function that, given a string and
a color, displays that string as a one-cell table with that color as
the background. Start here.
- May 3. Review for the final: Forms and text, Images and events
Computer (and computing) history
This is by no means an exhaustive list, just samples of various
Software downloads (free)
- Firefox browser
- Netscape browser
- Opera browser
- Text editor jEdit. It has built-in
keyword completion, etc.) jEdit is Java-based, so you need to install
the latest (1.4 or above) version of Java first, it's available here.
install jEdit (get the stable version, not the
WinSCP - a secure
FTP program available at university labs. To install it on your home
machine (Windows) download and run the
installation package for the
latest stable (not beta!) version. Read the documentation to learn how
to use WinSCP. The Quick Start
Guide has enough to get you started. Fugu is a similar
program for a Mac
XHTML and CSS
- W3 schools is an excellent
collection of tutorials on all major web languages and
technologies with loads of examples and try-it-yourself
- XHTML at
- HTML and XHTML
validator. Checks if your page follows XHTML standard.
- CSS at W3
validator at W3 Schools.
forms (scroll down to see examples of different form
events (onclick, onmouseover, and more)
Security and cryptography
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