Open Source Web Development Resources
“You can’t wait for inspiration, you have to go after it with a club.” — Jack London
Web Design Resources This is a list of individuals and organizations that have helped me grow by contributing to the Web Design and Development Community.
I can't stress enough the importance of having good quality, accessible web resources, open source software and scripting languages in the development of affordable web applications.
Sean Murphy Murphy Design Studio

Links to web development and application resources

The Apache Server

Open-source HTTP server for modern operating systems including UNIX and Windows NT. A secure, efficient and extensible server that provides HTTP services in sync with the current HTTP standards, and what's best is it's free.

Apache Server


An attractive alternative to higher-cost, more complex database technology. Its award-winning speed, salability and reliability make it the right choice for corporate IT departments, Web developers and packaged software vendors. MySQL Database Server


An excellent tool for administering the MySQL database. Easy enough for someone with little or no knowledge of database scripting to use. Pre intsalled on most Linux based hosting packages as a free application. PHPMyAdmin. a nice GUI for MySQL


PHP is an open source widely-used general-purpose dynamic scripting language that is especially suited for Web development and can be embedded into HTML. PHP


Firefox is the fast new web browser that's winning praise from users and the media for making the web fun and easy again. Our team originally downloaded this browser for testing "cross browser" compatibility issues for website we were developing. It didn't take long for everyone to become completely hooked. I now use this for 99% of all my personal browsing and it has some great extensions available for developers. firefox

Hot Scripts

The most inclusive resource center of free scripts, tutorials, and development tools for web designers and programmers. hotscripts web site

Open Source Application Directory

A list of open source software available for all platforms and development environments. Open Source Directory


Great resource center for flash files, sound loops, fonts and tutorials. flashkit ——————————————————————————————————————————————- Murphy Design Studio, located in Temecula, California. Providing web design, SEO and Web Hosting Services to all of Southern California including San Diego, L.A. and Orange County.

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