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A great guide to the world of art in the United Kingdom
The Arts Council of England
creativeiworld is the sister site of AbleStable and offers membership to anyone
who has produced original work they wish to share freely with others. It's aim
is to promote cooperation and constructive communication through the exploration
of creativity and the sharing of ideas and experiences.
The International Child Art Foundation has been a pioneering
force in fostering children's creative development
and harnessing their imagination for positive social
A List Apart Magazine explores the design, development,
and meaning of web content, with a special focus on techniques
and benefits of designing with web standards.
The complete guide to every Macintosh, Mac Compatible,
and upgrade card in the world, with technical, configuration,
and pricing details.
A great resource for those needing information and comparisons
about software applications, products and services.
MacReview gives you all the information you need to make
educated buying decisions, including product ratings,
review links, and reader opinions.
A great source of general information about Software and
ASP Resource Index is a comprehensive guide to Active
Cast are a great organisation to learn about web accessibility
issues. They also produce software that allows web developers
to test their site for accessibility.
CGIScript.net has been in operation since 1998 developing great scripts that will transform your website. You'll find both free and commercial scripts, and their support is superb.
Dingbat Depot is the largest source of free dingbat fonts
on the Internet. Easily search and view hundreds of specialised
dingbat fonts on a site that is a pleasure to the eyes.
A comprehensive resource and forum for Macromedia's Flash
Peter Grainge's comprehensive site
for help authors about the help authoring environment
CSE HTML Validator is a fast, powerful, highly user configurable,
and easy to use HTML, XHTML, and CSS development tool
that helps you create syntactically correct documents.
MySQL is the world's most popular Open Source Database,
designed for speed, power and precision in mission critical,
heavy load use. MySQL AB is the company owned by the MySQL
PHP is a widely-used general-purpose scripting language
that is especially suited for Web development and can
be embedded into HTML. If you are new to PHP and want
to get some idea of how it works go here.
Web Page Design for Designers is a high quality Internet
destination for articles, information, and some very well
designed pixel fonts. WPDFD is published by Joe Gillespie,
and is further proof that great design and fabulous content
can be delivered in a deceptively simple, yet highly polished
A collection of more than seven hundred special-interest
subsites, each run by an expert in that field.
Search for whois information on the top level names using
this free service.
Too big to miss, the BBC's site is the UK's most popular
Jakob Nielson is a leading expert on web usability and
his site is a mine of useful information for anyone building
a web site.
The Patent Office is the UK Government's central resource
for anyone interested in patent, design, trade mark and
The most widely read news service in the UK, the BBC's
news is updated every minute.
Reuters delivers a top quality news service through its'
network of international correspondence
The best catch-all search engine on the net.
Yahoo provides an outstanding drill-down directory.
A great site specialising in CGI with many free CGI scripts
on offer to increase the functionality of your web site
One of the best sites for reviews that compare software
of all types including freeware
Free scripts, web tutorials and DHTML
Free programmers' resources, webmasters' resources, Internet
software, and Online Documentation.
A source of well categorised freeware and shareware
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