- You are the
person to ask:
"Why not a page counter?"
- The WWW FAQ provides a reasoned,
justified discussion on the (ab)use of counters on
a web page. You are the
person satisfied with this answer.
- The Alertbox: Current Issues in Web Usability
- Bi-weekly column by Jakob Nielsen, Sun Microsystems Distinguished Engineer
The Web Design Group
Information on making non-browser specific web pages. Includes the
HTML 3.2 Reference and the
HTML 4.0 Reference.
- Best Viewed With Any
- The headquarters for the campaign for a non-browser-specific Web.
Includes good reasons for writing portable pages.
- Their trademark is "The Central Spot for News, Reviews, and Server Downloads"
- Viruses and Hoaxes
- There have been many viruses, but increasingly, there are virus warnings
that are hoaxes, and even get YOU to delete key files. Be sure that a
virus is real before deleting any files. Some resources:
- Netcraft's Server Survey
- Summarizes software running on over 1 billion websites.
This monthly survey provides growth curves for types of server software.
- Conferencing on the Web
- "A comprehensive guide to software that powers discussions on the Web"
- Listings of commercial and free software for web forums, groupware, and virtual
- W3C HTML Validator
- W3C CSS Validator
- WDG HTML Validator
- A comparison of the validators
and a list of other validators.
- Web Page Backward Compatibility Viewer
- What does a page look like without some of the newer tags?
- Interactive Netscape color map
- A Java-Script page to investigate the Netscape color map.
- "A Plan for Spam"
- An article by Paul Graham about using Bayesian statistics to identify the probability
of a message being spam.
The original implementation was in LISP, but others have implemented the algorithm as well:
- bogofilter - written in C and tuned for speed.
- bayespam - a qmail spam filter written in Perl.
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