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Alternative Academic Resources

Albertus Magnus College: http://www.jnevins.com/graphicdesign1.htm
Santa Barbara City College: http://www.webdesignsb.com/Information/MAT153_Web_Design_1/Syllabus.asp
Texas State University: http://cindyroyal.com/webdesign/examples.php
University of Pittsburgh: http://www.cs.pitt.edu/~mehmud/cs134-2084/syllabus.html
W3Schools: http://www.w3schools.com/

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Art, Design & Branding Sites

AIGA (formerly the American Institute of Graphics Arts): http://designarchives.aiga.org/#/home
BBM&D Strategic Branding: http://www.bbmd-inc.com/
DesignFlavr: http://www.designflavr.com/
Sacramento: http://www.sacramentoprowebdesign.com/education.edu-websites.html
Wikipedia on graphic designers: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Graphic_Designers

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Assorted Tools

ASCII (ISO 8859-1) Characters List: http://www.utoronto.ca/webdocs/HTMLdocs/NewHTML/iso_table.html
Free Photoshop Brushes: http://www.brusheezy.com/, http://r0man.de/
Google Chart Tools: http://code.google.com/apis/chart/
GNU manifesto: http://www.gnu.org/
HiveLogic Email Address Encrypter: http://hivelogic.com/enkoder/
List of Deprecated Attributes Still in Widespread Use: http://css-tricks.com/list-of-depreciated-elements-still-in-widespread-use/
Recaptcha: http://www.google.com/recaptcha
Torgo User Counter: http://www.bobbyware.com/tcount.shtml
Allforms http://allforms.mailjol.net/free.php
Listamatic: http://css.maxdesign.com.au/listamatic
W3C Markup Validation Service: http://validator.w3.org

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Best- and Worst-of-Breed Sites

Favorite Website Award (FWA): http://www.thefwa.com/
Best Web Gallery: http://bestwebgallery.com/
Best College Websites: http://www.usnews.com/education/blogs/the-college-solution/2010/06/15/the-10-best-college-websites
About. com: http://webdesign.about.com/od/webdesign/tp/why-are-web-pages-so-ugly.htm
Sites That Suck: http://webpagesthatsuck.smugmug.com/gallery/6872802_vfkua#439695817_CxSuG-A-LB
123Live: http://www.123live.co.uk/examples-of-bad-website-design.htm
Ugly Web Design: http://www.uglywebdesign.com/
Web Source: http://www.web-source.net/web_development/web_design_mistakes.htm
Make My Logo Bigger: http://www.makemylogobiggercream.com/

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Books

Digital Immigrants, Digital Natives
Gillenwater, Zoe Mickley. Stunning CSS3: A Project-Based Guide to the Latest in CSS. 1st ed. Berkley, CA: New Riders, 2011.
Lynch, Patrick J., and Sarah Horton. Web Style Guide: Basic Design Principles for Creating Web Sites. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1999, 2001, 2008.
Watrall, Ethan, and Jeff Siarto. Head First Web Design. Beijing: O'Reilly, 2009.
Pilgrim, Mark. HTML5: Up and Running. Beijing: O'Reilly, 2010.

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Color Schemes

Adobe Kuler: http://kuler.adobe.com/
Color Scheme Online: http://www.colorschemer.com/online.html
Color Combos: http://www.colorcombos.com/
Experimental Color Picker: http://krazydad.com/colrpickr/
VisiBone: http://www.visibone.com/colorlab/, http://html-color-codes.com/
W3 Schools: http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_colors.asp, http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_colornames.asp, http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_colorsfull.asp
Also, go to http://images.google.com and type "hex colors"

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Copyright

Creative Commons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creative_Commons_licenses

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CSS Frameworks

http://www.blueprintcss.org/
http://960.gs/
http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/grids/

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CSS Resources

Zen Garden: http://www.csszengarden.com/
CSS Vault: http://cssvault.com/
CSS 20: http://www.css20.com/
CSS Creme: http://csscreme.com/
CSS Beauty: http://cssbeauty.com/
CSS Star: http://www.cssstar.com/
CSS, Javascript and XHTML Explained: http://www.evotech.net/blog/2007/04/css-best-practices/
53 CSS Techniques: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2007/01/19/53-css-techniques-you-couldnt-live-without/
CSS Layout Techniques: http://www.glish.com/css/
CSS Layout Reservoir: http://www.bluerobot.com/web/layouts/
CSS Browser Tester: http://kimblim.dk/css-tests/selectors/#ex7
CSS Gradients: http://hacks.mozilla.org/2009/11/css-gradients-firefox-36/

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CSS Navigation Bars

http://css.maxdesign.com.au/listamatic/
http://www.cssplay.co.uk/menus/
http://13styles.com/
http://www.dynamicdrive.com/dynamicindex1/indexb.html

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Domain Auction Sites

Note: There is NO endorsement implied in this listing.
Afternic: http://www.afternic.com/
Bido: http://www.bido.com/
DomainMonkey: http://www.domainmonkey.com/
DomainTools: http://www.domaintools.com/
GoDaddy: https://auctions.godaddy.com/
GreatDomains: http://www.greatdomains.com/
Moniker: http://www.moniker.com/
NameJet: http://www.namejet.com/
Sedo: http://www.sedo.com/us/home/getting-started/?tracked=&partnerid=&language=us
SnapNames: https://www.snapnames.com/
WinYourDomain: http://www.winyourdomain.com/auctions/

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Domain Name Registrars

Go Daddy: http://www.GoDaddy.com/
Moniker: http://www.moniker.com/
Network Solutions: http://www.NetSol.com/
Register: http://www.Register.com/
Tango Hosting: http://www.TangoHosting.com/

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FTP Programs

Mac

Cyberduck: http://www.download.com/Cyberduck/3000-2151_4-10246246.html
Fetch: http://fetchsoftworks.com/
FileZilla Client: http://filezilla-project.org/download.php?type=client

Windows

WS-FTP LE version: http://download.com.com/3000-2160-1572132.html
FileZilla Server: http://filezilla-project.org/download.php?type=server

All Platforms

FileZilla Client: http://filezilla-project.org/download.php?type=client

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Galleries

Picture zoom: http://www.dhtmlgoodies.com/index.html?whichScript=picture-zoom
Thumbnail Array Slideshow: http://www.dhtmlgoodies.com/scripts/image-slideshow-5/image-slideshow-5.html
Vertical Thumbnail Slideshow: http://www.dhtmlgoodies.com/scripts/image-slideshow-vertical/image-slideshow-vertical.html
Gallery, Rollover: http://www.destinedtodesign.com/gallery/

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Graphic Effects

Blog Spoon Graphics: http://www.blog.spoongraphics.co.uk/
Rounded Corner Boxes: http://www.roundedcornr.com/
25 Rounded Corner Techniques: http://www.devwebpro.com/25-rounded-corners-techniques-withcss/
Border Radius: http://border-radius.com/

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Guru Resources

The Site Wizard: http://www.thesitewizard.com/
A List Apart: http://www.alistapart.com/topics/
DevWebPro: http://www.devwebpro.com/
Evolution Technologies: http://www.evotech.net/
Learn the Net: http://www.learnthenet.com/index.php/animate/search.html
Web Designer Wall: http://webdesignerwall.com/
Web Standards Checklist: http://www.maxdesign.com.au/articles/checklist/
W3 Schools: http://www.w3schools.com/default.asp

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HTML/XHTML References

W3 Schools

References by Function: http://www.w3schools.com/tags/ref_byfunc.asp
Standard Attributes: http://www.w3schools.com/tags/ref_standardattributes.asp
Entities: http://www.w3schools.com/tags/ref_entities.asp
Reference Symbols: http://www.w3schools.com/tags/ref_symbols.asp
Valid Document Declaration Types: http://www.w3.org/QA/2002/04/valid-dtd-list.html#DTD

Other

XML Files: http://www.xmlfiles.com/dtd/dtd_intro.asp
HTML Tidy Program: http://tidy.sourceforge.net/

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Model Sites

Gapminder: http://www.gapminder.org/
MSNBC: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/
New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/
Rollingstone: http://www.rollingstone.com/
Salon.com: http://www.salon.com/
South By Southwest Interactive: http://sxsw.com/interactive
The Onion: http://www.theonion.com/
The Austin Statesman: http://www.statesman.com/
USA Today: http://www.usatoday.com/
Wired Magazine: http://www.wired.com/
ZDNet: http://www.zdnet.com/

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Programmer's Fonts

MS Consolas: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?familyid=22e69ae4-7e40-4807-8a86-b3d36fab68d3&displaylang=en
Inconsolata: http://www.levien.com/type/myfonts/inconsolata.html
Envy Code R: http://damieng.com/blog/2007/08/19/envy-code-r-preview-6-released-with-visualstudioitalics
Raize: http://www.raize.com/DevTools/Tools/RzFont.asp
Bitstream Vera: http://www-old.gnome.org/fonts/

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Royalty-Free Music and Sounds

CCmixter: http://ccmixter.org/
Internet Archive: http://www.archive.org/
Open Music Archive: http://www.openmusicarchive.org/
OPSound: http://opsound.org/
Partners in Rhyme: http://www.partnersinrhyme.com/pir/PIRsfx.shtml
The Freesound Project: http://www.freesound.org/

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Royalty-Free Photos, Clip Art & Wallpapers Sites

Internet Archive: http://www.archive.org/
Morgue File: http://www.morguefile.com/
Free Pixels: http://www.freepixels.com/
Open Clip Art Library: http://www.openclipart.org/
PixelGirl Presents: http://www.pixelgirlpresents.com/
Public Domain Images: http://www.pdimages.com/
Wallpaper Stock: http://wallpaperstock.net/
fotosearch: http://www.fotosearch.com/

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RSS (Really Simple Syndication)

Feed Sweep: http://www.feedsweep.com/Products/fs/Advanced_Designer.aspx
Feed to Javascript (Feed2js): http://feed2js.org
Net Tuts: http://net.tutsplus.com/tutorials/other/feeds-101/
XUL Ajax: http://www.xul.fr/en-xml-rss.html
Feed Validator: http://www.rssboard.org/rss-validator/
Feedburner: http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/myfeeds

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Search Engines

Bing: http://www.bing.com/
Google: http://www.google.com/ig?hl=en
Yahoo: http://www.yahoo.com/
Dogpile: http://www.dogpile.com/
The Search Engine List: http://www.thesearchenginelist.com/

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Search Engine Optimization

Rank Checker: http://www.seobook.com/download-your-free-seo-tools/
SEO Toolbar: http://www.seobook.com/download-your-free-seo-tools/
SEO for Firefox: http://www.seobook.com/download-your-free-seo-tools/

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Techie Sites

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication: http://www.aejmc.com/
Association of Internet Researchers: http://aoir.org/
Editor and Publisher: http://www.editorandpublisher.com/
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers: http://www.icann.org/
International Standards Organization: http://www.iso.org/iso/home.html
Knight Digital Media Center: http://www.knightdigitalmediacenter.org/
Online News Association: http://journalists.org/
Slashdot: http://slashdot.org/
Society of Professional Journalists: http://spj.org/
The Online Journalism Review: http://www.ojr.org/
UT International Symposium in Online Journalism: http://online.journalism.utexas.edu/

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Text Effects

Lorem Ipsum Generators:
http://www.adobe.com/cfusion/exchange/index.cfm?event=extensionDetail&extid=800287
http://www.lipsum.com/
http://littleipsum.com/

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Tutorials

Adobe Design Center http://www.adobe.com/designcenter/
good tutorials: http://www.good-tutorials.com/
Kevin Hulsey Illustration: http://www.khulsey.com/student.html
Layers Magazine Tutorials: http://layersmagazine.com/category/tutorials
Lynda: http://www.lynda.com/Dreamweaver-training-tutorials/185-0.html
Mike's Sketchpad: http://www.sketchpad.net/photoshp.htm
Net Tuts: http://net.tutsplus.com/
photoshopsupport.com: http://www.photoshopsupport.com/tutorials.html
Smashing Magazine--Best of Photoshop Tutorials: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2008/01/10/adobe-photoshop-tutorials-best-of/
tutorialized.com: http://www.tutorialized.com/tutorials/

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Typography & Fonts

AIGA: http://www.aiga.org/content.cfm/typography
Dafont: http://www.dafont.com/

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Video Conversion

W3Schools:
Video Formats http://www.w3schools.com/media/media_videoformats.asp
Playing Videos on a Website: http://www.w3schools.com/media/media_browservideos.asp

Mac Video Converter Review: http://www.macvideoconverter.org/
Wondershare: http://www.applemacvideo.com/guide/mac-video-converter-guide.html

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Web Browsers

Camino: http://caminobrowser.org/download/
Chrome: http://www.google.com/chrome/intl/en/make/download-mac.html?brand=CHKZ
Firefox: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/fx/
Internet Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/downloads/ie
Opera: http://www.opera.com/download/
Safari: http://www.apple.com/safari/download/
SeaMonkey: http://www.seamonkey-project.org/releases/
Shirra: http://www.macupdate.com/app/mac/15032/shiira

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Web Design Software

Dreamweaver: http://help.adobe.com/en_US/dreamweaver/cs/using/index.html
Yola: http://www.yola.com/features
Inspiration: http://www.inspiration.com/Inspiration

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Web Development

Wired Web Monkey: http://www.webmonkey.com/
Firefox Web Developer Add-on: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/web-developer/
Firefox Firebug Add-on: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/firebug/


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Web History

Nerds Timeline: http://www.pbs.org/opb/nerds2.0.1/timeline/
Hobbes' Internet Timeline 10.1: http://www.zakon.org/robert/internet/timeline/
Tim Berners-Lee: http://www.w3.org/People/Berners-Lee/

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Web Hosting, Free

x10: http://x10hosting.com/free-hosting-signup
Webs: http://www.webs.com/
Leadhoster: http://www.leadhoster.com/signup.html
Freehostia: http://www.freehostia.com
Yola: http://www.yola.com/
Free Web Hosts: http://www.free-webhosts.com/

Don't Use:
110mb Hosting

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Web Hosting, Paid

1and1: http://www.1and1.com/
AVA Host: http://www.avahost.net/
Dot Easy: http://www.doteasy.com/
Go Daddy: http://www.godaddy.com

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Web Marketing Sites

Google Analytics: http://www.google.com/analytics/tour.html
Smashing Magazine: http://www.smashingmagazine.com/
Web Marketing Association: http://www.webmarketingassociation.org/

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