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Computer Science: Web Design and Development Resources

Guide to research resources for computer science students at CCC.

Code Resources


This W3C HTML Tutorial provides many examples and quizzes to learn html.

This basic HTML tutorial from html dog is designed for beginners.  This tutorial links to intermediate html and css tutorials.

This HTML for beginners provides a background explaining html as well as activities to learn html.



The "simple PHP web tutorial" is a basic how to get started for PHP

W3C's PHP Tutorial provides useful tools for beginners through advanced. 


CSS Resources

CSS Basics explains how CSS works and provides different examples of how CSS can help with web layout and design.

CSS Basics Tutorial offers text based tutorials and videos on CSS.

W3C CSS tutorial explains how to make html and css work together.

Web Resources for Color

Color Scheme Designer is an interactive design tool in which you can choose colors by warmth.  Hexadecimal codes for the colors are provided.

Color Combos provides color combinations for your website with hexadecimal codes.

Color Rotate is a 3D interactive tool that provides color schemes.

General Web Design Resources

You can learn from the bad as well as the good--take a look at WebPages that Suck to learn what doesn't work in web design.

Use by Jakob Nielsen, an expert in usability.