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michael_9992
12-11-2006, 06:16 AM
Hey, so for web development, it is best if you know how to make websites, make graphics and know how to use flash. Is there anything else that would be good, and if someone could post each one and underneath it put what you should know, like websites, underneather that would have to definantally be html that would be appretiated.

davidj
12-11-2006, 08:35 AM
you need to have a good knowledge of... (this is taken for granted that you should know this stuff)

HTML
CSS
JavaScript
Photoshop or Fireworks or another graphics tool

for more advanced learning (and if you want to make any money out of this lark)

PHP, ASP, [dot]NET, MYSQL, ACCESS, SQL SERVER (or any other popular database technology)

gmcrone
12-11-2006, 08:44 AM
And for some of the newer things:
DOM programming and XML

Mike...

michael_9992
12-11-2006, 10:05 AM
OK so for:
Web:
Html
CSS
Javascript

And graphics:
Just know how to use photoshop.

Flash:
??? Well i dont think I will learn that right now!

And dom programming (can you explain, never heard of) and xml(could you explain that aswell lol)

davidj
12-11-2006, 11:13 AM
the DOM or Document Object Model which is supported by FF and IE allows a programmer to Manipulate, Create, Delete elements and objects in a document or page using languages like java, Javascript etc

for example

<input type="text" name="myField" id="myField"/>

you could reference that value in JS by using a DOM reference

document.getElementById('myField').value

That would get the value of the field

you can add and delete elements and attributes at will using the above languages and it allows you to have full control over your document

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If HTML visualy formats content then XML (Extensible Markup Language) discribes content and is a way to exchange data between incompatible systems

gmcrone
12-11-2006, 12:14 PM
Read all about it here:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Document_Object_Model
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XML

Many of the newer web sites are using these technologies much more, they are used to implement things such as Ajax, etc.

Mike...

domedia
12-11-2006, 02:43 PM
DOM is very useful in manipulating the page through JS, because it let's you target in on any element easily. If you have a footer div <div id="footer">, you can change some style stuff for it through CSS, but also target it directly with js through GetElementById. Dom is part of javascript.

As far as the list goes, I think DJ and mike pretty much narrowed it down.