2017-06-27
Prepared the Color Codes Mobile version of the popular Color Codes chart.
2017-06-27
Cleaned up some syntax and validated the Hex Hub pages and added links to the mobile pages.
2017-06-26
Prepared the Mobile Hex Hub pages to be mobile-friendly and validated.
2017-05-16
The index.html page has been checked to be mobile-friendly and validated.
2017-05-13
Work in progress on improving the responsiveness of the design of HTML Station.
2017-01-23
Added HTML 5 Cheat Sheet, courtesy of Matt Banner, OnBlastBlog.com to specs section.
2012-10-26
Added CMYK Shades and CMYK Shades Compact.
2012-10-17
Added new colors and some maintenance to the layout of color charts: color codes and color shades. The rest of the color charts will be revised soon.
2007-02-24
Added MySpace Styles information to simplify MySpace Profiles.
2006-06-08
Added more named colors to the Hex Hub, bringing the total to over 1,000 named colors.
2006-01-20
General maintenance, particularly ECMA scripts used with SVG.
2005-08-26
Prepared Swatch Control. This interactive SVG tool allows you to set the value of a swatch based on red, green, blue, hue, saturation, or light values and see these values displayed on gauges and dials.
2005-08-19
Refurbished the Color Hex Stepper and Hue Stepper with better components and techniques. They also now have a common look and feel.
2005-08-09
Prepared the Color Scheme Maker 2000. This interactive SVG tool gives you a way to try out different color schemes and see the colors used in a mockup page.
2005-08-03
Prepared and installed the Hue Stepper which is an interactive SVG tool to mix a hex color chart based on a hue value and increments of saturation and light.
2005-07-29
Prepared a Hues Hub page with graphics to navigate the generated HSL pages with six degress of hue separation. This page gives the user an alternative to the Hex Hub which shows only colors with special names.
2005-07-27
Refurbished charts for Generated Hexadecimal Color Chips; Hue each 30 degrees and Generated Hexadecimal Color Chips; Hue each 10 degrees with a better technique for creating the swatch tables which reduces file size. Created chart for Generated Hexadecimal Color Chips; Hue each 6 degrees. Refurbished corresponding Generated HSL (Hue, Saturation, Light) Color Codes; Hue each 30 degrees and Generated HSL (Hue, Saturation, Light) Color Codes; Hue each 10 degrees and created Generated HSL (Hue, Saturation, Light) Color Codes; Hue each 6 degrees. Note that the Microsoft Internet Explorer still does not recognize the HSL color definitions.
2005-07-01
Added Color Chooser.
2005-04-29
Added Books about color theory and use.
2004-12-14
Created the Hex Hub to serve as a switching page for people to quickly select a hexadecimal color code from my named color set. This is arranged by hue, a more natural way to associate colors with each other than the arbitrary hexadecimal code itself.
2004-09-07
Added Terms and spruced up the opening page of The Color Spot.
2004-08-24
Added how to use Generated Chips charts to set up color schemes to The Color Spot.
2004-08-23
Added Color Shades and Using Color Shades to set up color schemes to The Color Spot.
2004-08-06
Added Safe Codes and 16 Codes charts to The Color Spot.
2004-08-05
Added some new colors to The Color Spot.
2004-08-03
Refurbished the format of the The Color Spot and The Code Box pages so as to improve page load times and reduce visual clutter.
2004-08-02
Added a Color Tables chart that is a quick reference guide to the many different color charts available at The Color Spot.
2004-07-16
Installed the Color Stepper tool that allows you to mix your own color charts showing red, green, and blue hexadecimal color codes.
2004-07-08
Added Generated Hex Color codes at each 10° of hue and Generated HSL Color codes at each 10° of hue.
2004-06-28
Added SVG in SVG, the Named Colors in the Scalable Vector Graphics Specification in a Scalable Vector Graphics Viewer with Swatches Defined by Name
2004-06-01
Added Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) overview, and simple SVG demo.
2004-05-17
Added Hex UCL, colors named by the Universal Color Language, Level 3 (ISCC-NBS Method) and Names, color names.
2004-05-04
Added RGB Hex Chips, Generated RGB Hex Chips, another way of looking at colors grouped by hue, saturation, and light but defined by hexadecimal code. Updated the Generated HSL (Hue, Saturation, Light) Color Codes chart to correspond to the Generated RGB Hex Chips.
2004-04-21
Installed CMYK Codes, SVG HSL Codes, and the SVG CMYK Codes. These are for comparison purposes. CMYK is used in printing, not on Web pages.
2004-03-31
Installed XHTML 1.0 Transitional Reference.
2004-03-22
Installed XHTML 1.0 Strict Reference.
2004-03-18
Setup Spec Files package to contain specification files. Installed HTML 4.01 Transitional Reference.
2004-03-17
Installed revised HTML 2 Reference, HTML 3.2 Reference, and HTML 4.01 Strict Reference.
2004-03-13
Finished first draft of the HTML 2 Reference.
2004-02-29
Added the Math & Special Codes; revised the Latin Codes and Greek Codes to include everything from the HTML 4 specifications.
2004-02-27
Added the links and references page for the Color Spot. Also added more than a hundred new colors to the data (shown in swatch pages like the Master Color Code List)
2004-02-26
Now ready for picking and grinning: the interactive Color Picker
2004-02-18
Packaged up all the files dealing with codes for entities, domain codes, etc, into code box; cross linked with colorspot for easy navigation among this reference information.
2004-02-17
Added Selected HSLA (Hue, Saturation, Light, Alpha (Opacity)) Color Codes--this color code definition doesn't work in any browsers that I know of...(pretty useful!)
2004-02-15
Added Selected HSL (Hue, Saturation, Light) Color Codes, Generated HSL (Hue, Saturation, Light) Color Codes, and Master Color Code List
2004-02-12
Added RGBA Decimal and RGBA Percent color definitions demonstration sheets to the Color Spot. These definitions don't work in the current Internet Explorer or Mozilla browsers! Perhaps some day they will.
2004-02-12
Added SVG Named to Color Spot.
2004-02-11
Completed more color pages and re-packaged as Color Spot, includes: Definitions, Hexadecimal, Decimal, Percent, Triple Hex, Safe Hex, Soft Hex, 16 Named, SVG Hex, SVG Decimal, SVG Percent
2004-02-10
Added the The hexadecimal triples (four tables) which show representations of the #rgb color codes.
2004-02-05
Added more information about color codes. Added the Color Definitions Chart which sets out the different color representations. Added the Decimal Color Codes information, which gives the red, green, and blue values of colors in the decimal format rgb(RR,GG,BB). Added the Percent Color Codes information, which gives the red, green, and blue values of colors in the format rgb(R%,G%,B%). Added the The Sixteen Colors table which shows representations of the named sixteen colors.
2003-07-08
Miscellaneous routine maintenance and cleaning.
2002-08-27
Updates on tutorial for fall 2002.
2002-03-27
Updates on tutorial for spring; fine tuned assignment descriptions. Upgraded discussion of DOCTYPE statements in standards lesson. Also moved my photo to the course Web page. The students kept getting the HTML station and the course Web page mixed up. I am hoping they see my face and associate that with the class.
2001-12-15
Updates on tutorial for winter and spring teaching 2002.
2001-12-12
Updated Discussion of file permissions in an expanding Web space. Students in the class have an extremely difficult time with this concept and practice. Links include appropriate lessons from Unix course.
2001-05-03
Added Greek character entities.
2001-05-01
Added demo of box style using a DIV element.
2001-04-06
Revisions and updates for start of spring course, "Creating Web Documents."
2001-02-22
Revisions and updates based on class feedback and in preparation for spring course.
2001-01-11
Revisions and updates for start of winter course, "Creating Web Documents."
2000-12-19
Added Containers lesson. Starting revision of tutorial based on results of teaching the short course.
2000-12-09
Added Web Document Topics to Creating Web Documents tutorial section.
2000-12-01
Added Style and More Style lessons to Creating Web Documents tutorial section. Organized demo descriptions for purpose and HTML spec. Added extensive style demonstration of mock newsletter. Added Getting Started and Unix Survival Kit lessons to Creating Web Documents tutorial section. Added an example portfolio that a student should be able to accomplish after the first ten lessons of Creating Web Documents tutorial section.
2000-11-29
Added some essays that I had written before about Highlights of Emerging and Established Web Technologies, Separating Content from Appearance with Cascading Style Sheets, and Validating Hypertext Markup Language to the Tech section.
2000-11-27
Some updates to Creating Web Documents tutorial section and another table demo.
2000-11-26
Added Hypertext Techniques lesson to Creating Web Documents tutorial section.
2000-11-24
Added safe color codes.
2000-11-16
Repaired some of the table examples. Added the tables lessons to Creating Web Documents tutorial section.
2000-11-14
Added the HTML standards and image lessons to the Creating Web Documents tutorial section.
2000-11-03
Updated front page and navigation links. Cleaned up a variety of old errors and dead links. Updated specification section offerings.
2000-11-02
Created the Creating Web Documents tutorial section.
2000-10-16
Updated the protocols demo page.
2000-10-04
Updated the toolbox page.
2000-05-23
Added link to validator link to opening page and demo for cascading style sheets.
2000-05-16
Maintenance on site--specs, demos, etc. More cleaning up and tidying to do.
2000-05-13
More maintenance on site; integrating style sheets.
2000-05-07
Introducing Cascading Style Sheets.
2000-05-03
Hexadecimal Color Codes now with swatches. Books section now open.
2000-04-30
Updated XML Topic.
2000-04-01
Fired HTML Station attendant for laziness and insubordination.
1997-11-06
Expanded Tech Topics section.
1997-08-11
Completed Draft HTML 4 Reference.
1997-08-09
Completed HTML 3.2 Reference.
1997-07-15
Techniques and Topics intro section opened. Push essay added.
1997-07-08
HTML 4 draft specification is released.
1997-07-02
Updates to the Q & A Forum.
1996-11-24
Started Q & A Forum. First survey.
1996-10-12
Some updates and maintenace.
1996-08-01
Started introductory and released the techniques section. Wrote the stretchy color line trick page.
1996-07-01
Updated all HTML/spec levels. Created HTML/tech section for techniques and tips.
1996-04-15
Started the HTML Station web based on material in I had previously prepared about HTML.
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