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All the URLs listed in the book and each significant example is listed here by CHAPTER

C - A - U - T - I - O - N - !
When using the links below, in order to return to the HTML for Dummies Web Pages you must:
1 - Use a browser with the ability to jump back one cached page,
2 - Reload by defining a hot list item in your browser,
3 - Reload by typing in the full URL for this page.

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Chapter 2 - Back to the First Strands:
A Brief History of the Web

URL Info:
http://info.cern.ch:80/hypertext/WWW/Addressing/Addressing.htm#spot (URL no longer active.)
- describes the details for URL syntax and supported protocols, and points to specifications and other documents on this subject.

Michael Gray's "Growth of the Web":
http://www.netgen.com/info/growth.htm

The Internet Domain Survey by NetWizards:
http://www.nw.com:80/zone/WWW/top.htm

A good general source for Web and Internet statistics is:
http://WWW.Stars.com:80/Vlib/Misc/Statistics.htm
- this last URL includes links to most of the other Web and Internet surveys and statistics worth mentioning, including "official" and personal efforts in that direction.

Search Engine Info at Baltimore, Maryland
http://www.charm.net/info.search.htm
- Try it on for size; pick a search engine, and try it out with a term of particular interest (for best results,pick something specific, like "coriander," rather than something general like "spices").

The "Whole Internet Catalog" page
http://www.digital.com/gnn/wic/index.htm

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Chapter 3 - Under the Hood: How the Web Works

RFC's on the Web
RFC 1720:
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/htbin/rfc/rfc1720.htm
All RFC's
http://www.cis.ohio-state.edu/hypertext/information/rfc.htm

Internet access providers
http://www.digital.com/gnn/helpdesk/access/index.htm

ISDN information:
http://www.pacbell.com/isdn/isdn_home.htm
http://www.bellcore.com/ISDN/ISDN.htm

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Chapter 4 - Getting Hyper

Wplany
ftp://ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Web/Mosaic/Windows/viewers/wplny09b.zip

Wham
ftp://ftp.law.cornell.edu/pub/LII/Cello/wham131.zip

Lview Pro
ftp://ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Web/Mosaic/Windows/viewers/lviewp1a.zip

MPEGplay
ftp://ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Web/Mosaic/Windows/viewers/mpegw32h.zip

Quicktime for Windows
ftp://ftp.ncsa.uiuc.edu/Web/Mosaic/Windows/viewers/qtw11.zip

Ghostview
ftp://ftp.law.cornell.edu/pub/LII/Cello/gswin.zip

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Chapter 5 - What's In a Page

Page and document design tips
http://www.w3.org/hypertext/WWW/Provider/Style/Overview.htm
- Like so many other well-designed Web documents, it also leads to other interesting locations on the web.

Hotlists
Yahoo's WWW List
http://www.yahoo.com/
Carl De Cordova's Bookmarks (Site no longer active.)
http://atlantis.austin.apple.com/people.pages/carldec/Carls.Bookmarks.htm
Mosaic's Homepage
http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/SDG/Software/WinMosaic/HomePage.htm
Netscape's Homepage
http://home.mcom.com/home/welcome.htm

WAXweb
http://bug.village.virginia.edu
- WAXweb is a hypermedia implementation of a feature-length independent film, with an authoring interface that lets users collaborate in building onto the story. It includes thousands of individual elements, ranging from text, to music, to motion videos and video transcriptions of motion picture clips.

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Chapter 6 - What's a Markup Language?

This chapter does not contain URLs or eamples.

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Chapter 7 - Pigeonholing Page Contents:
HTML Categories

Effective use of character tags:

http://www.hal.com/products/sw/olias/Build-html01994-10-17/GDgs0XBMCmF84aK.htm
Examples:

Nesting
Program code text
Definition description
Directory list
Definition list
Emphasis
Header levels 1 through 6
Horizontal rule
Italicized text
Keyboard text
List item
Menu list
Ordered List
Paragraph boundaries
Preformatted text
Sample text
Strong Emphasis
Typewriter Text
Unordered List
Variable text style

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Chapter 8 - Introducing The Unrepresentable:
HTML Entities

Example
Variable text style

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Chapter 9 - Building Basic HTML Documents

Examples:
Basic Template
JTS Sample page I
Unordered list
Ordered list
Definition list
JTS Sample page II

National Biological Service
http://www.nps.gov/nbs/

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Chapter 10 - Beyond Basics: Add a Little HTML Flair

Example:
JTS Sample page III

Horizontal Rules and Colored Line Graphics:
Notice that these sights hold many other types of 'non-copyrighted' images.
http://www.cs.cmu.edu:8001/afs/cs/usr/mwm/www/tutorial/images.htm
http://www.bsdi.com/icons
http://www.netspace.org/~dwb/www-authoring.htm
http://www.di.unipi.it/iconbrowser/icons.htm
http://www.uncg.edu/~rdralph/icons
http://www.cs.yale.edu/HTML/YALE/CS/HyPlans/loosemore-sandra/clipart.htm

Style Manual at Yale
http://info.med.yale.edu/caim/StyleManual_Top.htm

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Chapter 11 - Going High-Rise: Building Complex Pages

Example:
HTML Example of Table Of Contents Links
A Link in Text

Federal Government Sites
http://www.wes.army.mil/WES/more.htm

National Biological Service
http://www.nps.gov/nbs/

U.S. Geological Survey
http://info.er.usgs.gov/USGSHome.htm

FedWorld Information Network
http://www.fedworld.gov/

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Chapter 12 - Strictly Pro Forma:
Using Forms for Feedback

Example:
The HTML for the "User Information" form
This month's spice selections feature peppers and oreganos
A <TEXTAREA> Recipe that goes for the gusto!

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Chapter 13 - The Map's The Thing!

Dr. Web
http://www.stars.com/Dr.Web/
NCSA Imagemap Info:
http://hoohoo.ncsa.uiuc.edu/docs/setup/admin/imagemap.txt


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