Publisher of the popular Creative Suite which includes Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash and lots more
Adobe Labs website
Stay up to date on all the latest technology from Adobe. You can often find new product and technology info here before the general release.
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Animation World Network
"The Hub of Animation on the Internet"
Web Development Resources
CSS Zen Garden
CSS Zen Garden was a ground-breaking site that showed the world that CSS design can be creative and beautiful. It also illustrates the power of separating content from structure on the web. Dozens of widely varying site designs can be viewed — all of which are based on exactly the same HTML. Only the CSS and images vary from one site to the next.
W3C (WorldWide Web Consortium) Link Checker
Check your web pages to make sure that you don't have any broken links.
W3C Markup Validation Service
Check your web pages to see if they contain valid HTML code. Can be very helpful when debugging your pages. When something is not working right, make sure the code is not broken first!
W3C CSS Validation Service
Check your web pages to see if they contain valid CSS. Also helpful when debugging
The web developer's best friend!
Also offered is Firebug Lite for Internet Explorer.
YSlow for Firebug
YSlow analyzes web pages and tells you why they're slow based on the rules for high performance web sites. YSlow is a Firefox add-on integrated with the popular Firebug web development tool. YSlow gives you:
- Performance report card
- HTTP/HTML summary
- List of components in the page
- Tools including JSLint
Install Firebug first.
Info on designing with CSS and a portfolio of inspirational websites