Flask, a Python framework, offers a simple way to build dynamic, database-driven Web pages, writes Lalith Polepeddi. This step-by-step guide covers installation, template creation, CSS styling and other essentials.
Rachel McCollin explains the options Web designers have when they want to copy or move a WordPress site, such as when a site under development needs to be placed on a live server. Plug-ins can make the task easier, she notes.
HTML is fine, but CSS is where the real action is, writes Susie Francis. Sites such as Beercamp, Shockblast and FineGoods all showcase the potential of CSS. "[I]f you want to create dynamic, attractive, reactive Web design then you need to learn and implement CSS," Francis writes.
Internet Explorer isn't a popular browser with developers, but it's still impossible to ignore, writes Rey Bango. Fortunately, useful tools are available to developers who need to debug pages and Web applicationss in IE, Bango writes.
For beginners, Web development can seem daunting -- so NetTuts+ has put together a handy A-to-Z guide to the terms and technologies that new developers need to master. From "AJAX" to "Z-Index," this guide offers definitions and resources for learning about the core concepts in Web development.
The universe of the searchable Web is defined by pages with text and metadata that can be read and indexed by search engines, but that tends to exclude database-driven information like airline schedules and e-commerce catalogs. Google and other firms are exploring ways to provide access to this reservoir of information.