April 2013

Web Design

Nu-gems – My First Website

I first delved into the world of web design when I was around 20. I downloaded and printed the entire HTML 4 specs which were the equivalent of both printing and reading the bible! The printer never worked the same again after that! Fast forward a few years with the addition of children I decided to give it another bash. At first, I designed static websites locally on my computer ranging from a comedy store, as I like a laugh, to a designer sunglasses website, which was heavily influenced by selling cheap sunglasses on eBay. I designed these websites with a demo version of Dreamweaver as I quite liked the idea of WYSIWYG. These ideas were never completed nor made public thankfully although thanks to Microsoft my Dreamweaver demo never expired as I was forever restoring XP with the common Blue Screen Of Death error.

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