I agree with you as well, but my point is that you can take advantage of a lot of features of an environment like Macromedia Studio MX and never touch the WYSIWYG aspect of it. It's a huge advantage over notepad and will make learning a lot easier.Originally posted by major_small
I would say to stay away from WYSIWYG editors for now... at least until you learn more about the languages...
He should begin with HTML. I believe most of the responses assumed that he knows HTML and was simply looking for a serverside language to learn.Originally posted by Waldo2k2
I have a question for everyone...how is he going to write php is he doesn't know html? PHP is used to output specific html to a page, it's a server side scripting language, it manipulates what html is sent to the client...so don't you think it'd be a good idea for him to know html first? I mean, it's not like it's neccessary or anything