Doctor HTML (http://imagiware.com/RxHTML.cgi) is a very handy
site. It will perform a number of validation checks on your Web
page, including spell checking and verifying that your element
tags are properly nested and contained. Particularly noteworthy
is its ability to check your IMG tags and tell you how to set
pages that don't work fail because of the infamous "missing
HEIGHT and WIDTH" bug.
Gamelan (http://www.gamelan.com/) is Earthweb's Java Directory.
The hIdaho Frameset (http://www.hidaho.com/frameset/) is a
set of functions written by Bill Dortch. The functions provide
global function registration and a calling mechanism for multiframe
applications. This is a very impressive body of work that is design
to make life in multiframeset applications less of a headache.
How to Do Forms (http://www2.ncsu.edu/bae/people/faculty/walker/
hotlist/forms.html), written by Joseph C. Walker of North Carolina
State University, contains a great deal of information about creating
forms. Much of this material is beyond the scope of this book,
so you should definitely check this site if you need help with
forms. In particular, there is a wealth of information about creating
the CGI scripts in Perl, which is one of the more popular scripting
languages for writing CGI applications.
Jamie's Calculator (http://www1.mhv.net/~jamihall/calc2.html)
explaining how to construct a calculator, but after I saw this
page, I gave it up. This is such an elegant solution, I just couldn't
just following and reading the useful links from here.
is Andy Augustine's compilation of Frequently Asked Questions
with code that you know should work but doesn't. It can be comforting
to know that you've just tripped over a bug in the browser, that
the problem is not your code, and that there's a workaround for
the bug on this page.
in your hands, Netscape 3.0 should be right around the corner,
if not already available. The new version of Netscape includes
some neat things that I wished I could have used in this book.
The Snippet Library (http://www.freqgrafx.com/411/library.html)
is Andy Augustine's ongoing effort to collect useful pieces of
code that you can incorporate into your pages. I highly recommend
checking out this site from time to time to see what's new.
The Tiger Mapping Service Instructions (http://tiger.census.gov/instruct.
html) contains the specifications for using the Census Bureau's
Tiger Map Service. In Chapter 8 I created a simple interface
that only uses the rudimentary capabilities of the Tiger Map Service;
investigate this site to find out what else you can do.
The WWW HTML Archive (http://fox.nstn.ca/~tmonk/weaver/html.html)
is an impressive list of HTML links. Although it's not as useful
itself, it includes some good tips on writing HTML.
Odyssey Systems Corporation (http://www.iliad.com) is a high-end
In addition to the URLs mentioned here, you can often find useful
can write me at email@example.com or the technical reviewer
for this book at firstname.lastname@example.org; we don't mind answering questions.
Just be patient; if I'm in the middle of another book, I might
not be able to get back to you instantly.