Exercises, examples and other material relating to training module Q624. This topic is presented on public courses Deploying Apache and Tomcat
, Deploying LAMP - Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP
, Linux Basics
, Technology Background for PHP
, Using Perl on the Web
, Java Programming for the Web
, Getting Public Sector Data on Line
, Deploying Java Applications on Linux / Unix
For trainees who will be writing executable web content in any programming language, or deploying applications written by others, an elementary understanding of HTML is vital. This module provides a quick reminder of the fundamentals of HTML.
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|4034||The VERY basics of a web page ... and web site|
"Go look after this site - it's quite a small one". But even a small web site can have a lot of complexity these days, and that can often hide the basics.
When a user calls up a web page, he's asking the browser on his computer (typically Firefox, Chrome or Internet Explorer; maybe Safari ...
|1831||Text formating for HTML, with PHP|
Do you want "normal" text that's formatted in a fixed width font, with white spaces and tabs and new line characters to have a similar appearance on a browser? The default answer of you generate a page of HTML is "tough luck", as text defaults to a variable width font, lines are squished together with ...
|433||FTP - how to make the right transfers|
If you're transfeerring files from one computer to another, you'll probably use an FTP client program - either something with a GUI or the FTP command itself on your local machine, and that will talk to an FTP daemon on the server.
It's important to note that you need to navigate to the right directory ...
|1463||All the special characters in HTML ...|
There's a wide variety of accented characters used around Europe - and Slovenia this week was no exception! I know I should simply use a standard code chart when I need to find a "special" but it's so much easier to write a couple of loops of PHP!
See here for the source and here to run it ...
|1160||HTML - example of a simple web page|
After a series of advanced courses over the last few weeks, it's really great to be back to basics for a week ... with HTML and simple PHP scripts being the target - training for an organisation who are using PHP to web enable some admin tasks on their intranet.
Back to basics with HTML ...
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Topics covered in this module
Structure of a page.
Special characters and new lines.
Some common tags.
Lists, tables, etc..
Which HTML standard?.
Validating your page.
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