Designing your Own Website
Q I would like to learn how to design and create my own Website. I already have good computer skills and think Web design knowledge will make me more appealing in the job market. Can you recommend any books on HTML and Java?
--J.L. Osborne Ionia, Michigan
Another option is to go online, For a quick and free lesson, check out pagetutor.com (www.page tutor.com), which offers basic HTML tutorials for free. Membership gives you access to a wider array of the site's features and more advanced lessons. And check out the 24-hour HTML Cafe (www.24hour htmlcafe.com), the Web companion to Sams Teach Yourself HTML 4 in 24 Hours, 4th Edition, by Dick Oliver (MacMillan Computer Publications, $19.99). If you have time in between, stop by Web Pages That Suck.com (www.webpagesthatsuck.com), for an amusing, visual lesson on creating appealing Websites.
by Sonya A. Donaldson