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Character Sets

HTML Character Reference
Complete tables of HTML entities used by HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.0. Includes the ISO Latin 1 character set, symbols, mathematical symbols and Greek letters, and markup-significant and internationalization characters.
HTML 4 Latin-1 Character Escape Sequences
Covers the first 256 characters.
From the W3C (XHTML 1.0 DTD, 160 and above)
The HTML Document Character Set
In addition to the standard ISO-8859-1 (Latin-1) character repertoire, the author has included a selection of Unicode characters. This is designed as a look-up reference for HTML authors.


How to Understand Color Codes
In this tutorial you'll learn how the mechanism behind color code values works with the aid of a simple program. The program, Colourcoder, is designed to not only let you find a color you want with ease, but also help you gain a more intuitive grasp of color codes while you use it.
Websafe and Reallysafe Palettes
The "Websafe" palette is a set of 216 colors that are, supposedly, guaranteed to appear as intended on all graphical displays when used in HTML, CSS, and images embedded in Web pages.
Color Schemer Online
A free online version of the ColorSchemer products. Enter an RGB or HEX value to get a set of matching colors. You can even lighten and darken your scheme or pick colors from a websafe palette.
Adobe Kuler
The Web-hosted application for generating color themes that can inspire any project.
Web Page Colour Composer
An interactive Web tool with which you can create a detailed Web page color scheme and generate the CSS and HTML code to be inserted into your Web page.

Document Type Definition (DTD)

HTML 4.01 Document Type Definition
This is HTML 4.01 Strict DTD, which excludes the presentation attributes and elements that W3C expects to phase out as support for style sheets matures.
DTD List
When authoring document is HTML or XHTML, it is important to add a doctype declaration (DTD). The declaration must be exact to have the desired effect, which makes it sometimes difficult. To ease the work, below is a list of recommended declarations that you can use in your Web documents.

Markup Specifications

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