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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Creating Web Pages by Todd Stauffer

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Chapter 3. What You Need to Get Started

Web publishing doesn’t require expensive or complicated tools. In fact, you’ll find that you can get away with using just a simple text editor, like those that come with Windows, Unix, or the Mac OS. In addition, you can find useful downloadable shareware applications to help you with HTML, graphic images, and multimedia. Beyond the basic tools, you also need to look into Internet services if you plan to make your Web pages available on the Internet.

This chapter discusses the following:

  • The different types of editors for creating Web pages

  • Tools for graphics, animation, and scripting

  • How Web server space works

  • Obtaining Web server space and uploading files to that space

The Basic Tools

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