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    Exclamation I want to learn about web development, what technologies are best to learn?

    I'm interested in learning about web development and would like to know which are the best technologies to learn. ASP, PHP, HTML, XHTML, CSS, .NET, JavaScript, Java, other?


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    Asynchronous JavaScript and XML

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    Client-side:
    HTML (XHTML) - the content language
    CSS - the presentation language
    Javascript (DOM, JSON) - the behavior language
    XML - the universal data transfer language
    AJAX - the asynchronous technique of data request

    Server-side
    PHP (or ASP, .NET, Java... whichever)

    The advantage of PHP is that it is a free language and works very well along another freeware Data Base platform mySQL
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    HTML (XHTML) - the content language - TCL
    CSS - the presentation language - TPL
    Javascript (DOM, JSON) - the behavior language - TBL
    XML - the universal data transfer language - TUDTL
    AJAX - the asynchronous technique of data request - TATODR
    Thats it!

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    i think the quickest results would come from concentrating on javascript.

    it can be a remote control for all of the above, and it has a very bright future. (E4X, JS2, iPhones, ...)

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    it can be a remote control for all of the above, and it has a very bright future.
    Oh I see!

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    Quote Originally Posted by rnd me View Post
    i think the quickest results would come from concentrating on javascript.

    it can be a remote control for all of the above, and it has a very bright future. (E4X, JS2, iPhones, ...)

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    Oh thanks for your suggestion! How about AJAX technology?

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    AJAX is a subsection of Javascript; you will learn how to use it very quickly once you understand Javascript. However, AJAX isn't much use without the knowledge of a server-side language such as PHP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by name _F1 View Post
    AJAX is a subsection of Javascript; you will learn how to use it very quickly once you understand Javascript. However, AJAX isn't much use without the knowledge of a server-side language such as PHP.
    Ajax is not a subsection of Javascript. Ajax is a technique, not a language. Ajax is a technique to send a request to an XML file or to a DB (via a server-side application). It uses: 1. a special browsers request object (ActiveX - for IE5, IE6; XMLHttpRequest object for the rest of modern browsers - Opera, Moz, IE7...), 2. a client side language (Javascript) and, if necessary, 3. a transfer markup language (XML).
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    Likewise you won't get far with many of these languages, technologies or methodologies if you don't know how to knit them into the HTML. No webpage can exist without HTML, you would do well to develop your knowledge of them all but specialise in only one. Start with HTML though, you'll need it no matter what you do, even if you are working in a team and you are just adding JS functionality your (and you colleague's) knowledge of other technologies is what will make things go smoothly. All members of a team should be sympathetic to the others and take the technical limitations of the different 'tools' into account.

    So learn a bit about them all, is what I'm saying.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pa007 View Post
    Likewise you won't get far with many of these languages, technologies or methodologies if you don't know how to knit them into the HTML. No webpage can exist without HTML, you would do well to develop your knowledge of them all but specialise in only one. Start with HTML though, you'll need it no matter what you do, even if you are working in a team and you are just adding JS functionality your (and you colleague's) knowledge of other technologies is what will make things go smoothly. All members of a team should be sympathetic to the others and take the technical limitations of the different 'tools' into account.

    So learn a bit about them all, is what I'm saying.

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    One who knows nothing about HTML has nothing to be here for. I have my own reasons to suspect babycute, who started this thread, of trying to promote his/her signature by pretending to put a "wise" question, but we let this thread, as the answers could be useful
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    So that, yes, of course, one must start with HTML, that is obvious.
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    E4X seems particularly cool.


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