Basic Web Development
Web development is getting easier
and easier. Now you can create pages without worrying too much about
HTML by using WYSIWG (What You See Is What You Get) programs like
Claris HomePage. Still, it helps to have a basic understanding of
what's under the hood for those cases in which the editor doesn't do
what you expect. In this session, we'll include a gentle introduction
In this procedure, you
will be introduced to the Claris HomePage interface and a chart of
Claris icon buttons and their functions. The chart can be printed to
use as a quick reference.
This section provides
information on modifying and saving a Web document, which can also be
printed as a future reference.
To go beyond the
basics of Claris HomePage, this section gives you a peak at some
simple HTML tags. You will see a split view of a Web page as it
appears in the viewer next to the page's HTML coding.
Spinning Web Pages for Learners
How do you get started
integrating the wealth of the Web into your learning environment?
Spin a thinkingWeb! Filamentality is an Interactive Website that
guides you through creating three different types of Web pages (a
hot list, a treasure hunt, and an activity page). Students can use
it as well as teachers.
If you're feeling real
adventurous about making Web pages, Frameshop will help you create
pages using a frame format. This useful site includes a tutorial
and links to other web pages about frames. A useful tool for Web
developers at any level.
- ProjectMakerhttp://edweb.sdsu.edu/edfirst/ProjectMaker.htmlProjectMaker is a HyperCard stack that
guides users through brainstorming a technology-infused project
and then "spits out" an HTML, Web-ready Project Work Page
including learning tips and a wide array of Web links based upon
the user's inputs & decisions.
SchoolWeb Maker is a
HyperCard-based prompted writing tool that steps you through the
creation of World Wide Web pages for your school, staff, and
Created by the same
author of Frameshop, this site will help you design and
understand the features of tables. Tutorials are also available as
well as links to other resources.
WebMark creates true/false
tests online and then sends you the PERL script!
Web development has come a long
way and more people are posting Web pages ranging from personal
profiles, hobby interests, educational sites, and more. After
completing this introduction to basic Web development using Claris
HomePage, you too can join others in the World Wide Web Publishers'
This page was created by Katie
Revised July 16, 1997