Microsoft Site Builder Network Launches Integrated Web Site Webzine For Web Professionals

REDMOND, Wash., March 3, 1997 — Microsoft Corp. today added the new Site Builder Network Magazine and enhanced customer service to the Microsoft® Site Builder Network, providing professional Web teams with a comprehensive resource for information and tools needed to build state-of-the-art Web sites. On the Web site, located at professionals who program, design, write, produce or administer Internet or intranet solutions can easily access the following:

  • Site Builder Network Magazine. This new webzine includes feature articles and columnists writing on all aspects of Internet and intranet programming, design, authoring, production and administration. Columns introduced to Site Builders worldwide this week include the following:

  • Web Men Talking, a pair of high-tech “answer guys” who field e-mail questions from readers on all aspects of Web technology

  • For Starters, a biweekly column for experienced computer professionals new to working on the Web

  • Site Lights, a monthly focus on the design elements that make a great Web site tick

  • Web Doers, a series of personality snapshots of successful Web professionals around the world

  • More or Hess, an outspoken forum for the opinions of Microsoft Web wag Robert Hess

  • Reports from the W3C, updating the latest developments at the World Wide Web Consortium, the international standards body for the HTML programming language

  • Enhanced member service features. New members will experience a simplified registration process and quicker notification of acceptance. Resources have also been expanded to answer members’ questions faster.

  • Site Builder Workshop. The Site Builder Workshop, one of the online world’s most comprehensive library of technical articles and downloadable software for Web professionals, is now redesigned for easier navigation. Since its launch one year ago, developers have praised the workshop for the depth and breadth of its collection, its organization into separate areas for Web site programming, authoring, design, server issues and intranets, and its Web Gallery of royalty-free images, sounds and ActiveX
    Controls. This month the workshop has added a series of pop-up menus to make navigation easier.

  • Site Builder Network Member Lounges. Member Lounges offer Web professionals an array of special services, downloadable software, courtesy discounts, technical support and peer-discussion newsgroups.

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