Project assignment 1. Due Tuesday, October 24th

General blog description

Your blog will generate data based on the database that stores the following: Your task for the rest of the semester is to design and implement a web site that displays this data and lets users post messages and comment on other people's messages.

The blog design and formatting

The display style of the blog pages must be set using external CSS files. An occasional in-line style is OK, but beware that those can easily get out of hand. You should have at least two different CSS files for your blog.

There are two ways in which you can set a layout of a page: using tables an using CSS formatting features. To start with, you should use tables to format your page. We may cover CSS formatting later in the course, or you can read ahead if you prefer to use that instead of (or in addition to) tables.

Task 1: design the layout and the style of your pages

Think of what pages you need in the blog and what these pages will look like (the layout, the style). The pages that you need at this point are: Your task is to come up with two CSS files for two different styles of your blog. Draw pictures, think of fonts, styles, and colors. Then write a basic HTML page and a css file that implement your idea.

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