Please send additions, corrections and suggestions to ian.graham@utoronto.ca Contents of This Page 10.0 World Wide Web FAQ 10.1 SGML and XML 10.2 HTML Overviews (all versions) 10.2A Hypertext Design 10.2B Language Specifications and Manuals 10.2C Stylesheets 10.2D Images and Image Formats 10.3 HTML Specifications and DTDs 10.4 HTTP Protocol 10.5 URL Syntax 10.6 CGI Specifications and Resources 10.7 NCSA Imagemap Resources 10.8 HTTP Servers 10.9 Other Reference Lists 10.10 Books on HTML, CGI and the Web 10.11 HTML and Web Tools Including HTML validation, Browser test results, and lists of general-purpose Web tools and utilities. 10.13 The World Wide Web Conferences! 10.14 Interesting Non-Web, Web-like Stuff 10.0 World Wide Web FAQ World Wide Web F.A.Q This is the World Wide Web F.A.Q. If you havent read this, then you are missing an enormously useful resource. Webreference library A large collection of Web-related references. 10.1 SGML and XML A gentle introduction to SGML. This is a nice, easy to read introduction, that is very useful for learning how SGML works and how to understand the Document Type Definition (DTD) files. ftp://www.ucc.ie/pub/sgml/p2sg.ps The same Gentle introduction to SGML, but in Postscript! The Text Encoding Initiative The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) has developed a massive SGML DTD, for encoding literary text, along with a lot of useful documentation about SGML and DTD authoring. The SGML/XML Web Site. A colletion of notes and tutorials on SGML and XML. This is very useful for quickly getting up-to-speed on these two technologies. http://www.w3.org/XML/ W3C overview page on XML. THis includes links to all working drafts related to XML, plus links to the current standards. 10.2 HTML (all versions) 10.2A Hypertext Design Guides and Style Manuals http://info.med.yale.edu/caim/manual/ Patrick J. Lynchs style manual for the design of HTML documents. An excellent discussion of the issues involved in designing hypertext, along with references to related resources. http://www.mcs.net/~jorn/html/net/checklist.html Jorn Bargers HyperTerrorist Checklist of WWWeb Design Errors. A great list of basic hypertext page design flaws. http://www.w3.org/hypertext/WWW/Provider/Style/Overview.html The original style guide by Tim Berners-Lee, the originator of the Web. Need I say more? http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~tilt/cgh/ Composing Good HTML (a style guide) http://www.sev.com.au/webzone/design.htm THe Sevloid design guide, by John Cook. A useful guide to the use of HTML layout, images, and page design. Nicely laid out, and easy to use. 10.2B Language Guides and Tutorials http://www.w3.org/MarkUp/ The World Wide Web consortium site containing an overview of HTML markup, links to the official HTML 4.0 specification, as well as lins to earlier versions (HTML 3.2, HTML 2.0, and so on). If you want all the gory details about HTML, both past and future, then this is the place. http://www.htmlib.com/ The HTML Reference Library -- a Windows HLP-format help file describing HTML. There are versions that discuss Microsoft and Netsape-specific extensions. http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/General/Internet/WWW/HTMLPrimer.html NCSAs Beginners HTML Guide -- This guide is somewhat out of date, but still serves as a useful and brief introduction to HTML. http://www.nashville.net/~carl/htmlguide/index.html "How do they do that with HTML?" -- a nice FAQ on various aspects of Web page creation. http://developer.netscape.com/docs/manuals/index.html?content=dynhtml.html Netscape HTML documentation. Lots of stuff, including regular HTML, and how Netscape Navigator 4 can link HTML elements to JavaScript programs. 10.2B.1 The History of HTML http://www.ics.uci.edu/pub/ietf/html/index.html IETF HTML Worling Group Documentation -- An important collection of information on the organization and structure of the original HTML Working Group (now defunct), along with many of its reports and documents. http://www.w3.org/hypertext/WWW/Arena/tour/start.html HTML 3.0 Test document(s) -- This document collection contains a description of HTML3.0 features, and includes withing the documents examples of HTML3.0 tagging. Note that these document will not display well unless you are using the ARENA test browser for HTML3.0 http://www.w3.org/hypertext/WWW/MarkUp/HTMLPlus/htmlplus_1.html CERN HTML+ Draft -- This document collection is somewhat out of date, but it still gives a good flavour for the upcoming HTML3.0 language specifications. http://home.netscape.com/assist/net_sites/html_extensions_3.html This is a list of HTML extensions currently implement by the Netscape Navigator Web browser. 10.2C Web Style Sheets http://www.w3.