Links to Useful Sites and Information

Some of these are are web development tools, some are privacy and security sites, some are just for fun. All will open in a separate popup window. (PC HotShots is not connected with, and makes no warranty about, the content or privacy policy of these sites.) Some of them may be useful to you. Enjoy!



Developer Reference, Tools, Tips, Tricks, Utilites
W3C CSS Level 1.
Developer Edge Index technical manuals and articles.
Dr. Dobbs style sheet reference guide.
Robots Info web bot control guide.
Javascript KB knowledge base. Links at top provide knowledge base for a fair array of other programming languages, too.
Mozilla Standards Discussion web page standards and help converting.
Developer Tools Web developer tools and tips.
W3C Validator markup validation service. Lots of handy utility links on right frame.
Shorter Link make a shorter link.

Port Numbers, Spam Fighters, Instrusion Detection
SANS Intrustion detection FAQ (older trojan ports list).
IANA assigned ports.
Special Apps Ports Special applications ports list.
SpamCop free spam reporting and email service.
DShield free firewall and router log intrusion reporting.
SamSpade on line or download SamSpade for Windows, both free.
Host Owners How to find host owners. Contains links to whois servers, and how-to guides.
Geektools Traceroute, Whois, ++.
ARIN WHOIS database search.

Fraud, Privacy, Security
CERT Coordination Center Home Page.
LinkScan List of where to complain about frauds/scams.
EFF Electronic Frontier Foundation.
CexxRemove Malware

Science & Technical World
SETISearch for Extraterrestrial Intelligence, download a free screen saver.
Liftoff HomeNasa's site tracks the Hubble Space Telescope and other Near Earth Objects.
Computer Virus MythsDetermine if that virus warning is really a hoax before you "send it to everyone you know".
SnopesDebunk urban legends. Check here when you get one of those 'urgent' messages.
Live NewsTechnology News Feed

Fun
Darwin In the spirit of Charles Darwin, the Darwin Awards commemorate individuals who protect our gene pool by making the ultimate sacrifice of their own lives. Darwin Award winners eliminate themselves in an extraordinarily idiotic manner, thereby improving our species' chances of long-term survival.
Daily Horoscopes
Click Your Sun Sign
Aries Taurus Gemini Cancer Leo Virgo Libra Scorpio Sagittarius Capricorn Aquarius Pisces
Rinkworks Stupid Day Holiday, Fantasy Name Generator, jokes, computer stupidities, more.