This series of articles is about web site
programming. Each article takes a theme, such as, for example,
finding the URL, and shows some examples of how to do it. The scripts
are kept as simple as possible, and therefore, easier to understand
than most of the books that I have read!
Most sensible web designers use a web
design program. However, it is still necessary to understand HTML,
because all the other web languages include HTML code.
This is another language, which can't be
onmouseover event, which on this site, changes the font size, and
background colour on many of the links.
error checking, before submitting user information. For example, if a
form contains errors and is submitted, the script on the server will
send back an error page, which takes time, and uses up bandwidth. If
server, until the information is correct.
for CLIENT side programming.
This page was created on
15 May 2005.
Latest update 13 June 2008.
Most of us believe
that PHP is the best server side programming language. It does what
This is a Database,
which works very well with PHP, and will be mentioned quite a lot.
OTHER WEB PROGRAMS
I've used PERL, and
found it to be a pain. The language is quite good, and very similar
to PHP. The problem comes when you upload a Perl script to the web
site. It has to go in the CGI-BIN folder, and you have to upload it a
special way (that's because Windows is crap) and then you have to set
the permission. So put simply, use PHP!
The expert operating
system is UNIX or LINUX. So your web site will have one of those two
operating systems. Since most of us have been conned by Crappy Soft,
into using Windows, we have to make everything work on both systems.
So get wise, think about using a LINUX operating system in the future.