Skills Needed For Web Design

Subject: Skills Needed For Web Design
From: Kathy Marshall <kmarshall -at- MODACAD -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 1997 09:49:53 -0700

My new obsession at the moment is designing web pages. I don't get to do
it on my job, so I've been tooling around at home -- learning HTML and
experienting with Microsoft Front Page.

Now I want to learn more about the nitty gritty stuff -- Java, CGI
sripting, etc. Where do I begin? Can I learn this from a book or do I
need to take a class? Can I jump right into or do I have to go back to
programming 101 (maybe take a class in C, then another in C++, and THEN
a class in Java...).

I took Pascal in college and have been working in various programming
environments (mostly C and C++ as a tech writer) ever since. Does that
count for anything?

TIA for any pointers.

Kathryn Marshall
ModaCAD, Inc.

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