By Melissa J Luther

Have you seen those little square images, made up of more little squares, that have been showing up in magazines, newspapers and on Web sites? (more…)

By Meredith Barnhill

Because HTML5 is still a work in progress and not due to completely roll out until the latter part of 2011, there is no urgency to redesign a Web site using the new iteration of the language. Only a handful of major brands, including Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, currently support HTML5 elements. Those companies' browsers are only a small fraction of the browsing populations. Microsoft's Internet Explorer is the most widely used browser and currently has the least amount of support for HTML5. (more…)

By Meredith Barnhill

HTML5's ease-of-use and compatibility with a variety of platforms and browsers with no need for plug-ins allows developers to do some revolutionary things on the Web. (more…)

By Meredith Barnhill

HTML5 has been a long time coming in the online community. This computer language, which stands for hypertext markup language, is the basis for all Web pages. HTML5 aims to do away with proprietary applications and plug-ins for the Internet making Web sites and their features accessible to all platforms. (more…)

By Monique Martin

Lean and mean isn’t just the smart way to run a business, it’s the smart way to run a Web site. The more cluttered and bloated your code, the slower your site, and the less attractive it is to both users and Googlebot. Luckily, Google has some tools that can help. Google’s Webmaster Tools gives you insight into where your site is bogging down and how to clean it up. (more…)

By Samantha Gluck

Software written in open source code is available to all who wish to use it at no cost. Programmers and developers can access the actual source code, modify the code, study it and improve the software. There are different types of licenses available for software developed with open source code. Both have advantages and disadvantages. Some licenses restrict how and if software can be used for reselling by businesses that developed it. (more…)

By Gail Seymour

PHP is one of the most popular scripting languages in use on the Internet today. PHP stands for Hypertext Pre Processor. It was originally called Personal Home Pages, which is why the letters appear to be mixed up. (more…)

By Gail Seymour

Whether you want to become a professional Web developer or you just want to use Web-authoring software like Dreamweaver or Microsoft Expression to create your own Web sites, at some point it's going to help to understand the code the program generates when you export your pages. (more…)

By Monique Martin

You’ve worked hard to create a user-friendly Web site, but is it search-engine-friendly too? Search engine optimization (SEO) isn’t just about keyword density and links, it’s about what goes on behind the scenes too. Here are a few tips to help you whip your code into shape. (more…)

By Melissa J. Luther

HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is the basic language of the Web. This language is constantly evolving, and HTML5 (note there is no space in HTML5) is the newest major revision. It drops some elements from version 4 and introduces new ones to take advantage of how modern Web developers work in Web 2.0. (more…)

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