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  • HTML Writers Guild Newsletter 27 August, 2001 by hwg-news-bounces(at)mail.hwg.org (HWG News Editor)
    Our instructors are your fellow Guild members chosen for their expertise in their field and their willingness to pass along their experience to you Upcoming courses starting in the next few weeks include Business Writing Basics Dates September 3 2001 October 28 2001 8 weeks Through an audience centered approach to business writing you ll improve your ability to create grammatically correct readable informative text Using online readings and short focused exercises you ll learn how to analyze your own writing and where to go to find answers to writing questions Read more at http www hwg org services classes b101 15 html Advanced Web Writing Dates September 3 2001 October 28 2001 8 weeks In this course students will work intensively on the copy for a web project and get the feedback of fellow students and the instructor Read more at http www hwg org services classes b201 6 html Macromedia Flash Wizardry A Masters Course Dates September 3 2001 October 14 2001 6 weeks With Russell Chun s Flash 5 Advanced for Windows and MacIntosh as a reference book weekly lessons visits to showcase sites that exemplify lesson topics and comments student assignments we will be diving deep into the lesser known aspects of Flash Read more at http www hwg org services classes a222 8 html Creating Spread Sheets with Excel Dates September 10 2001 October 21 2001 6 weeks This course is designed for people with little or no experience using Microsoft Excel You will be provided with the skills necessary to plan create and modify Excel worksheets and workbooks You will also learn how to save your spreadsheets in HTML format and add them to a web page Read more at http www hwg org services classes c101 2 html Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets Dates September 10 2001 October 21 2001 6 weeks In this course you will learn the basics of separating style from structure within an HTML document Start with Cascading Style Sheets Level 1 and then move on into the recently approved Cascading Style Sheets Level 2 Read more at http www hwg org services classes h151 18 html JavaScript For The Absolute Beginner Dates September 10 2001 October 21 2001 6 weeks This course is for those students who have little or no prior knowledge of JavaScript or programming other than HTML in general It is designed to teach the absolute basics of JavaScript in order to develop an understanding of how scripts work and provide a gateway for the implementation and development of original JavaScript code Read more at http www hwg org services classes p251 1 html HTML Level II Dates September 10 2001 November 4 2001 8 weeks By the conclusion of this course students will have developed a web site of their choosing will be familiar with the HTML Strict DTD understand how to use CSS and JavaScript inline will know how to use Bobby to make their sites more accessible and will have received some

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  • HTML Writers Guild Newsletter 20 July, 2001 by hwg-news-bounces(at)mail.hwg.org (HWG News Editor)
    and to find their own solution In these courses I work on both of these techniques The students can often find number 2 frustrating but after they have solved their problem they always find it rewarding that it was they who found the solution HWG Sounds great When s the next course RG There s a session of each course starting on 30 July 2001 HWG Thanks for talking with me about your JavaScript classes Roy RG You re welcome Each of Roy s six week JavaScript courses is priced at 80 for Full members of the Guild 110 for Trial members classes are conducted online via the Web and are adaptable to fit the student s schedule Enrollment is limited so you will want to sign up soon to secure a seat To enroll in Roy s course P152 Intermediate JavaScript Working with Form Data point your browser at http www hwg org services classes p152 5 html To enroll in Roy s course P161 JavaScript Special Topics Manipulating Layers sign up online at http www hwg org services classes p161 2 html 4 July Town Hall Meeting Thursday July 26 Fred Barnett Secretary secretary at hwg org Town Halls are informal affairs where you can talk to the governing board ask questions and generally let your opinions be known in a more public forum than email We hope to see you there The details on the June town hall meeting are 26 July Town Hall Meeting Date Thursday 26 July 2001 Time 6 30 p m PST 9 30 p m EST Server HWG Interactive http interact hwg org IRC irc hwg org port 6667 Channel townhall To connect either go to the URL above and use the Java based client available via the web or use your favorite IRC client and join channel townhall 5 Upcoming Online Classes Take an online class Gretchen Lowerison Online Education Director classes at hwg org Through a web based interface we offer a broad series of online classes designed to teach you the skills you need in a way that fits your busy schedule Our instructors are your fellow Guild members chosen for their expertise in their field and their willingness to pass along their experience to you Upcoming courses you can take this summer include ABCs of e Commerce Dates July 30 2001 September 9 2001 6 weeks http www hwg org services classes b331 1 html Whether you have a business or want to start one having a web location just makes sense Many businesses started with a brochure type website informational and intended to drive customers to make a call or visit their location With all the competition of items for sale on the web there is little reason not to offer it to your customers Design Concepts July 30 2001 September 9 2001 http www hwg org services classes d301 1 html This course will cover the artistic aspects of Web Site design Covered in this course are Art Theory including Form Line Texture Space Shape and Color basics of page layout planning design and presentation It is an art class that is focused specifically on web presentation Anyone interested in learning how to artistically create a web site will find this class interesting informative and fun Intermediate JavaScript Working With Form Data July 30 2001 September 9 2001 http www hwg org services classes p152 5 html Intermediate JavaScript Working With Form Data is designed for the users of JavaScript who want a bit more technical mastery of the language Students will increase understanding of the JavaScript language and syntax especially in the area of interacting with HTML forms Users will become proficient in manipulating form data to make interactive web pages The class will focus on using JavaScript to create an interactive order form JavaScript Special Topics Manipulating Layers July 30 2001 September 9 2001 http www hwg org services classes p161 2 html JavaScript Special Topics Manipulating Layers will move the students knowledge further forward into the area of interacting with layers Users will become proficient in manipulating layers to produce animated menus and images Introduction to Programming Concepts August 6 2001 September 16 2001 http www hwg org services classes p010 7 html This class is an introduction to the fundamental syntax and logic of programming Students will learn how to establish a script and work with variables conditional statements loops and arrays The fundamental logic of program flow and design will also be discussed This exposure to the major concepts common to many programming languages will provide students with the ability to focus more on the details of learning a full programming language or a scripting language Web Site Promotion August 6 2001 September 16 2001 http www hwg org services classes b301 3 html This is a course in Basic Web Promotion for students with existing Web Based businesses and or offline businesses to promote on the Internet The course covers the basics of developing a marketing plan branding and positioning web based promotional strategies and how to use traditional marketing strategies to supplement or enhance an Internet marketing program Cascading Style Sheets Level 2 August 6 2001 September 16 2001 http www hwg org services classes h161 2 html Advanced Cascading Style Sheets is designed for students who have already made use of CSS in their projects and who now wish to delve more deeply into the mysteries and power of CSS It is also meant to teach students the important deatils of how CSS really works and thus show them how their styles can be adjusted to get the effects they seek Finally the course aims to arm students with the skills necessary to further their own studies of CSS and integrate their research into what they have already learned Taught by a recognized expert in the field of using CSS in the real world this course will build upon students existing knowledge of HTML and CSS to introduce

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  • HTML Writers Guild Newsletter Special Edition 1, 09 July, 2001 by hwg-news-bounces(at)mail.hwg.org (HWG News Editor)
    Offer Free Upgrades for Trial Members Chris Weiss Controller chrisw at hwg org For the months of July and August 2001 we are offering a Summer Special for Trial Members All trial members that enroll in any class during this special period will be automatically Upgraded to Full Member status at no additional cost Full Member Benefits include Topic specific mailing lists Participate in online classes at reduced course fees Ability to vote in HWG Board of Director elections Future opportunities to hold elected office in the Guild So take a moment to view the current class calendar and choose the course you re interested in http www hwg org services classes Hectic summer schedule The Guild offers a mailing list that will keep you informed as new courses are scheduled You can view information about that specific mailing list and subscribe here http www hwg org lists hwg education index html Share your interest in HTML and the excitement of membership in the Guild today Now is the time to tell a friend colleague or neighbor about this special offer By simply becoming a Trial Member and completing their paid enrollment into an online course they automatically qualify Hurry

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  • HTML Writers Guild Newsletter -- 23 June 2001 by hwg-news-bounces(at)mail.hwg.org (HWG News Editor)
    Dates June 25 2001 August 5 2001 6 weeks http www hwg org services classes p151 15 html Designed for the student with little to no working knowledge of JavaScript Students will learn JavaScript structure and syntax how to interact with environment variables use event handlers perform form validation create rollover effects and receive an overview of working with cookies This is a programming class but you do not have to have programming experience This is intended for beginners Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets Dates June 25 2001 August 5 2001 6 weeks http www hwg org services classes h151 15 html Cascading Style Sheets have become an important component of new W3C recommendations HTML 4 0 Strict relies on Style Sheets for all stylistic presentation the Web Accessibility Initiative makes use of CSS for improving access for the disabled and new work on HTML and XML will continue to make heavy use of CSS for the future In this course you will learn the basics of separating style from structure within an HTML document Start with Cascading Style Sheets Level 1 and then move on into the recently approved Cascading Style Sheets Level 2 Creating Web Graphics with Paint Shop Pro Dates June 25 2001 August 5 2001 6 weeks http www hwg org services classes g201 11 html Most web site developers use graphics to enhance their pages For many this means that you must rely on previously created graphics that you download from royalty free sites But there is another alternative create your own Paint Shop Pro is a popular and powerful image editing application that allows you to create and modify graphics for your web pages and other documents It has been compared to programs like Adobe Photoshop and Corel Draw This course will focus on creating graphics from scratch as well as modifying existing graphics to achieve a variety of effects through the use of tools color manipulation filters masks and textures Photoshop Level 1 Dates July 9 2001 August 19 2001 6 weeks http www hwg org services classes g301 3 html Photoshop 6 0 and ImageReady 3 0 software package is the industry standard program for creating web graphics and for image manipulation This course is designed for graphic designers web designers digital artists and photographers with little or no working knowledge of creating or modifying photographs and graphics for the web or print Students will gain an understanding of the tools required to create modify and import scan custom images and graphics Some of the more creative aspects of Photoshop including filters color management manipulation layer manipulation special effects and actions will be explored as well ImageReady s web features such as animated gifs roll overs and slices will be also explored Style and design concepts will be discussed throughout the course as well Using Macromedia Dreamweaver Part 1 Dates July 9 2001 August 19 2001 6 weeks http www hwg org services classes a131 9 html Designed for the student who wishes to evaluate the Macromedia Dreamweaver web design tool The publicly available 30 day trial version of Dreamweaver 4 will be available for students to use for this 4 week intensive course Students may use Dreamweaver 3 or Dreamweaver 4 for the class Topics will include site management visual design tools for creating tables and forms implementing style sheets and adding javascript or behaviors Business Writing Basics Dates July 9 2001 September 2 2001 8 weeks http www hwg org services classes b101 14 html In the perfect world Web developers have the support of other specialists when building sites copywriters graphic designers network administrators and so on In the real world we all know this rarely happens Often you ll get saddled with creating the whole site including writing the text content of the pages This course will help you feel more comfortable with that task Through an audience centered approach to business writing you ll improve your ability to create grammatically correct readable informative text Using online readings and short focused exercises you ll learn how to analyze your own writing and where to go to find answers to writing questions Perhaps most importantly you ll learn how to make your writing process a collaborative venture obtaining the investment and input of colleagues and site stakeholders Advanced Web Writing Dates July 9 2001 September 2 2001 8 weeks http www hwg org services classes b201 5 html In this course students will work intensively on the copy for a web project and get the feedback of fellow students and the instructor We will review subjective and objective tools for identifying and analyzing the audience for a web site We ll compare and contrast the advice experts give on writing text for the web along with a variety of web style guides available In hands on workshop sessions each student will work on the text of a landing page first level page and text intensive page of a current web project Each student will develop a house style guide for a web site and design the internal editorial process for updating and maintaining the web site PHP II The Cool Stuff Dates July 16 2001 August 26 2001 6 weeks http www hwg org services classes p181 1 html Did you survive Beginning PHP and want to move to the next level Are you ready to experiment with and learn some of the external programming interfaces for databases XML graphics mail IMAP POP and networking We ll spend a couple of weeks on the database interface MySQL principally with a little SQL thrown in for good measure this is not a SQL class though and then move on in topic workshop fashion building on database concepts but exercising different libraries ABCs of e Commerce Dates July 16 2001 August 26 2001 6 weeks http www hwg org services classes b331 1 html Whether you have a business or want to start one having a web location just makes sense

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  • HTML Writers Guild Newsletter -- 31 May 2001 by hwg-news-bounces(at)mail.hwg.org (HWG News Editor)
    into your computer Once the data has been inputted you are able to perform a variety of calculations to provide you with the information that you require Sites that Sizzle Web Animation with Macromedia Flash 4 5 May 28 2001 July 8 2001 http www hwg org services classes a231 7 html During the 6 week course we will cover the world of FLASH 4 or FLASH 5 We will learn to draw create and manipulate vector objects and or import them make them come to life in frame by frame animations and on multiple layers We will have them morph into new shapes under complete control We will reach high levels of complex interactivity with mp3 sounds and multiple animations talking to one another We will also view the new flash 5 features such as the bezier tool and the movie explorer Web Site Promotion June 4 2001 July 15 2001 http www hwg org services classes b301 3 html This is a course in Basic Web Promotion for students with existing Web Based businesses and or offline businesses to promote on the Internet The course covers the basics of developing a marketing plan branding and positioning web based promotional strategies and how to use traditional marketing strategies to supplement or enhance an Internet marketing program Intermediate JavaScript June 4 2001 July 15 2001 http www hwg org services classes p152 5 html Intermediate JavaScript Working With Form Data is designed for the users of JavaScript who want a bit more technical mastery of the language Students will increase understanding of the JavaScript language and syntax especially in the area of interacting with HTML forms Users will become proficient in manipulating form data to make interactive web pages The class will focus on using JavaScript to create an interactive order form JavaScript Special Topics Manipulating Layers June 4 2001 July 15 2001 http www hwg org services classes p161 2 html JavaScript Special Topics Manipulating Layers will move the students knowledge further forward into the area of interacting with layers Users will become proficient in manipulating layers to produce animated menus and images Accessible Web Design June 4 2001 July 22 2001 http www hwg org services classes d201 13 html HWG online education instructor Kynn Bartlett will show you how to ensure your web site can be used by as broad an audience as possible in the newly revised course D201 Accessible Web Design This seven week web based course will cover the full range of accessible design from practices to policy Programming with Active Server Pages June 11 2001 July 22 2001 http www hwg org services classes ms102 4 html This course is designed for students proficient in HTML and with some programming experience in either VBScript JavaScript PerlScript or their parent languages Students will be introduced to Basic ASP techniques and server side scripting in VBScript At the end of the course they will be able to Process forms on the server Write a monthly

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  • HTML Writers Guild Newsletter -- 17 May 2001 by hwg-news-bounces(at)mail.hwg.org (HWG News Editor)
    introduction to the fundamental syntax and logic of programming Students will learn how to establish a script and work with variables conditional statements loops and arrays The fundamental logic of program flow and design will also be discussed Creating Spread Sheets with Excel May 28 2001 July 8 2001 http www hwg org services classes c101 1 html Microsoft Excel is Windows answer to the spreadsheet Gone are the days of paper ledgers and hand calculations Excel allows you to set up a digital ledger and enter data directly into your computer Once the data has been inputted you are able to perform a variety of calculations to provide you with the information that you require Sites that Sizzle Web Animation with Macromedia Flash 4 5 May 28 2001 July 8 2001 http www hwg org services classes a231 7 html During the 6 week course we will cover the world of FLASH 4 or FLASH 5 We will learn to draw create and manipulate vector objects and or import them make them come to life in frame by frame animations and on multiple layers We will have them morph into new shapes under complete control We will reach high levels of complex interactivity with mp3 sounds and multiple animations talking to one another We will also view the new flash 5 features such as the bezier tool and the movie explorer Get more information at http www hwg org services classes COURSE FEES Course fees are based on membership level Full members receive a discounted tuition price while Trial members pay the standard price Full membership is only 40 per year so upgrade your membership before registering and save money Payments may be made online via secure transaction all figures are in U S funds A certificate of completion is available for an additional 5 the request needs to be made at the time of registration A certificate can be requested after class is completed for 10 Textbooks when required are separate and may be purchased through the Guild s online bookstore The Bookmark Books should be purchased before the first week of class In addition students should have regular access to the web and the ability to post completed assignments on a public non Intranet web server 3 Why Did I Get This Email And Other HWG News FAQs HWG News Newsletter Editor editor at hwg org This newsletter was edited by Kef Moulton kef at hwg org Some questions you may be asking Q Why did I get this mail A You received this newsletter because you are a member of the HTML Writers Guild This message came from HWG News the Guild s mandatory mailing list for all members If you need more information about HWG News please see the List Charter at http www hwg org lists hwg news index html Q Why doesn t this newsletter talk about web design or HTML more A The newsletter is the Guild s administrative bulletin to the

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  • HTML Writers Guild Newsletter -- 25 April 2001 by hwg-news-bounces(at)mail.hwg.org (HWG News Editor)
    for Windows and Macintosh or Flash 5 for Windows and Macintosh depending on which version of Flash you are using visual quickstart guide weekly lessons visits to sites that exemplify current the current flash topics we will be covering techniques to create what is most enjoyed throughout the web FLASH animated web sites Creating Web Graphics with Paint Shop Pro April 30 2001 June 10 2001 http www hwg org services classes g201 12 html Most web site developers use graphics to enhance their pages For many this means that you must rely on previously created graphics that you download from royalty free sites But there is another alternative create your own Paint Shop Pro is a popular and powerful image editing application that allows you to create and modify graphics for your web pages and other documents Introduction to Cascading Style Sheets April 30 2001 June 10 2001 2001 http www hwg org services classes h151 17 html Cascading Style Sheets have become an important component of new W3C recommendations HTML 4 0 Strict relies on Style Sheets for all stylistic presentation the Web Accessibility Initiative makes use of CSS for improving access for the disabled and new work on HTML and XML will continue to make heavy use of CSS for the future Introduction to SQL May 7 2001 June 17 2001 http www hwg org services classes ms301 1 html Learn the basics from a simple SQL statement to more complex 3 table join Inserts updates deletes inner joins and outer joins are covered in this course Business Writing Basics May 7 2001 July 1 2001 2001 http www hwg org services classes b101 13 html In the perfect world Web developers have the support of other specialists when building sites copywriters graphic designers network administrators and so on In the real world we all know this rarely happens Often you ll get saddled with creating the whole site including writing the text content of the pages This course will help you feel more comfortable with that task Advanced Web Writing May 7 2001 July 1 2001 2001 http www hwg org services classes b201 4 html In this course students will work intensively on the copy for a web project and get the feedback of fellow students and the instructor We will review subjective and objective tools for identifying and analyzing the audience for a web site We ll compare and contrast the advice experts give on writing text for the web along with a variety of web style guides available FrontPage 2000 May 7 2001 June 17 2001 http www hwg org services classes a141 2 html Microsoft FrontPage 2000 is designed for the student who already has some basic knowledge of the HTML tags used to create Web pages and would like to learn a rather quick and straight forward way to develop and manage Web pages The course is taught by an Industry experienced teacher who uses FrontPage on a daily basis The

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  • HTML Writers Guild Newsletter -- 09 April 2001 by hwg-news-bounces(at)mail.hwg.org (HWG News Editor)
    you the skills you need in a way that fits your busy schedule Our instructors are your fellow Guild members chosen for their expertise in their field and their willingness to pass along their experience to you Upcoming courses you can take this month include Sites that Sizzle Web Animation with Macromedia Flash 4 5 April 9 2001 May 20 2001 http www hwg org services classes a231 5 html This class sheds a needed light into the complex world of web animation Don t know what Flash is Visit http www macromedia com software flash and rush back here to get into what is considered to be the most important revolution in web design these days HTML Level II April 9 2001 June 3 2001 http www hwg org services classes h102 1 html Ready for more HTML This class will cover more complex tables lists forms and the strict DTD This class presents a brief introduction to Universal Accessibility Cascading Style Sheets and Javascript Introduction to SQL April 9 2001 May 20 2001 http www hwg org services classes ms301 1 html Learn the basics from a simple SQL statement to more complex 3 table join Inserts updates deletes inner joins and outer joins are covered in this course The HWG has been running JavaScript courses for a couple of years During 2001 they are taking a new lease on life which will allow the students to expand their knowledge to an advanced level The courses were initiated by Marshall Jansen who has moved on to greater things leaving behind two of his students to carry on and extend the work he started Students can start with the Introductory Course run by Lester Smith where they can learn JavaScript structure and syntax how to interact with environment variables use event handlers perform form validation create rollover effects and receive an overview of working with cookies Intermediate JavaScript April 9 2001 May 20 2001 http www hwg org services classes p152 4 html Students will increase understanding of the JavaScript language and syntax especially in the area of interacting with HTML forms Users will become proficient in manipulating form data to make interactive web pages JavaScript Special Topics Manipulating Layers April 9 2001 May 20 2001 http www hwg org services classes p161 1 html JavaScript Special Topics Manipulating Layers will move the students knowledge further forward into the area of interacting with layers Users will become proficient in manipulating layers to produce animated menus and images MS Access April 23 2001 June 3 2001 http www hwg org services classes ms201 1 html MS Access is designed to teach students how to create a database from scratch The student should already know how to run programs on their computer and how to use HTML This course is for those students who want to create databases and learn to publish those databases to the WWW It shows the importance of a good DBMS Introduction to XML http www hwg

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