November 25th , 2003 : by Stefan Mischook
With this fundamental understanding, you will be able to more easily learn how to program (as taught in parts 2 and 3), create web pages, use DHTML and even use software more easily. I know it seems unrelated, but once you start catching on, you will see how it is really all related! Soon Java, Java Script, .NET, ASP, PHP and many other languages and technologies will be very approachable.
A side note:
Before you artist get spooked and run off; I started out as a graphic designer with no technical background except for a basic understanding of HTML. I made the decision and slowly picked up Java Script and then several other languages. If I can do it, so can you!
Every time you learn something new, you elevate yourself. Learning programming will just make you a more valuable person to have around, thus you will be giving yourself more options.
Let's start with the very basics: