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Good, fast and effective way to become a webdesigner

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That's pretty much it, I need a crash course for web designing and be able to put up a website within a month. I once took a C code programming course when I was in high school.

Any input / suggestion will be much appreciated.

Thanks!
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I highly recommend visiting W3Schools.com. It is not perfect, but it has been a helpful supplement to my education.
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I highly recommend visiting W3Schools.com. It is not perfect, but it has been a helpful supplement to my education.

Thank you, I'll check that asap!
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No problem!
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I highly recommend visiting W3Schools.com. It is not perfect, but it has been a helpful supplement to my education.

+1 good place to start.
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+1 for w3schools

Start with HTML, CSS, and later go on to PHP and whichever other languages you prefer. One tip, learn by doing, don't just read on move on, put what you read to practice wink.gif
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Check out this link here.

Some seriosuly awesome videos taking you through all the basics of HTML CSS and Javascript for both dreamweaver and expression web...
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I've found http://www.codecademy.com/ quite useful for learning HTML, CSS and PHP.
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Thank you all guys for your suggestions.

W3School looks very promising! Hope I can learn something good from it smile.gif
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I've found http://www.codecademy.com/ quite useful for learning HTML, CSS and PHP.

Learn PHP because so many legacy frameworks use it, but use ruby, python, or even (I can't believe I'm saying this) Java instead of PHP. PHP is the WORST language a person could use for creating anything. It looks upfront and similar to C, but everything has subtle (or not so subtle) exceptions in the syntax (to an extent not even present in a language like perl) that cause strange errors.

 

Here's a post on the topic that covers the topic better than I care to write out (full disclosure: some of the issues have been fixed in newer versions of PHP, but that causes its own set of problems with existing code)


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