Learn About Programming
HyperText Markup Language (HTML) displays text
and graphics on the World Wide Web (WWW). HTML is
a very simple programming language.
More sophisticated programming is used to make
your web pages exciting and interactive. These
programs can either run on the hosting computer
or on the user's computer.
CGI stands for Common Gateway Interface. It is
not a programming language but allows you to run
a program written in a programming language, such
as Visual Basic, Delphi, Perl, C, and C++, on the
Java is a programming language developed
by Sun Microsystems, Inc.. You can use it to run Applets (small programs) on the users computer. Java applets
usually run faster than using CGI because you
don't have to wait for the server to receive and
C# .NET is the programming language we prefer, developed
by Microsoft. It is the newest language and is over taking Java, both in speed and usage. In our opinion it is easier and faster to program in than other languages.
For a good site you will probably need
programming beyond HTML, some portions running on
the user's computer and some running from the
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