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Old December 1 2004, 07:38 PM   #1
the_real_adamj
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Useful links and sites

This topic is intended to keep a list of useful sites for people wishing to design and build their own sites. If you wish, suggest some links and what they are about and I'll edit them into the first post. I'll try and arrange them into catagories as best I can when we have enough.

If you have any useful tips as well, feel free to add them.

Message Board Solutions
PhpBB-Free (Top pick)
Ikonboard-Free
YaBB-Free
Invision Power Board-Free and licensed uses available
UBB-Free and licensed uses available
Vbulletin-Owned and leased licensing
XMB-Free
Ezboard-Free
PHPDEV-Used to create a local apache/server environment locally on your computer for use in setting up a test board.



Basic Web Design Tutorials
www.HTMLGoodies.com : Excellent for beginners


Web Design Applications
Outfront Forums : A great resource for all those FrontPage users


Graphics
www.gimp.org : Free powerful image editor. There's a significant learning curve for it, but there's a free online book.
myimager.com : Free online image editor
Paint.net-Free paint program.
A square Image-For creating square avatars


Free Fonts
Da Font : *Huge* archive of fonts divided into catagories
Larabie fonts : Massive archive of fonts listed A-Z
Star Trek Fonts : Many racial fonts from Trek


Macromedia Flash Components
www.flashkit.com : Everything there is to know about Macromedia Flash, including tutorials, graphics, samples, sound loops, fonts, etc
www.actionscripts.org : Everything there is to know about ActionScript and Flash in general, with tutorials, and an excellent troubleshooting forum
Kirupa.com-Flash resources for tutorials, etc.


Advanced Web Programming tutorials & downloads (JAVA, ASP, PHP, etc.)
www.ProgrammersHeaven.com : Huge database of articles which includes net programming (ASP, PHP, etc.)
www.php.net : PHP everything there is to know about PHP
php.resourceindex.com : Thousands of PHP scripts, documentation, etc
www.W3Schools.com : Website which has great tutorials, examples, and quizes on everything from basic HTML, ASP, PHP, and more
Dynamic Drive : A site with lots of nifty scripts that you may want to add to your website.
JavaScript Source : JAVAScript Source


Image hosting
Image Shack
Photo Bucket
Image Uploader

Trek-related Pages
Rocketscientists.ca : Useful tools and space related info

MISC

Free-webhosts-List of free webhosting, sites and pics.
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