For 2023 - we are now fully retired from IT training.
We have made many, many friends over 25 years of teaching about Python, Tcl, Perl, PHP, Lua, Java, C and C++ - and MySQL, Linux and Solaris/SunOS too. Our training notes are now very much out of date, but due to upward compatability most of our examples remain operational and even relevant ad you are welcome to make us if them "as seen" and at your own risk.
Lisa and I (Graham) now live in what was our training centre in Melksham - happy to meet with former delegates here - but do check ahead before coming round. We are far from inactive - rather, enjoying the times that we are retired but still healthy enough in mind and body to be active!
I am also active in many other area and still look after a lot of web sites - you can find an index ((here))
Modernising from tables to cascading style sheets
I've been updating some web pages these last few days. Our web site traces its origins back to 1997 (when we registered wellho.com) and although it's all changed many times since then, there are underlying elements which have been getting a bit long in the tooth. Whole loads of tables that we have spent many sleepless evening debugging are moving aside for cascading style sheets, tags are being updated to the modern standards (matching, quoted parameters, low case tag names, deprecated tags removed) and navigation aids are being updated - when we had 80 pages it was easy enough to find things, but there's now over 8000!
Navigation's a huge issue, in fact. We've so much good technical material out there, but how do people find the right pages within our site?
This evening, I've just released the first of our new-look pages in the solutions centre. See here
for an example. And watch the site move across over the next few days to pages that have more content per screen and are more logically navigable. We hope you'll stop and browse a lot more pages in 2007, and book a few more courses than in 2006. Which, however, was our busiest year to date.
Happy New Year, everyone! (written 2006-12-31, updated 2007-01-02)
Associated topics are indexed as below, or enter http://melksh.am/nnnn for individual articlesW703 - Web and Intranet - Page layout with cascading style sheets 
Training on Cascading Style Sheets - (2006-12-17) 
css - handling white space and pre - (2007-01-01)W701 - Web and Intranet - Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets 
Positioning with Cascading Style Sheets - (2006-12-16) 
Cascading and the buses - (2006-12-18) 
CSS training - Cascading Style Sheets (UK course) - (2008-06-15)
Some other Articles
Parallel processing in PHPspan and div tags - a css comparisonOpen Source Courses and Business Hotel - products and prices for 2007Modernising from tables to cascading style sheetsSearch engine placement - long term strategy and successChristmas Season PicciesCopy multiple files - confusing error message from cpMoving files between Windows / DOS and Linux / UnixWell House Manor and Beechfield House, Hotels, Melksham
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