[thelist] Advice on authoring HTML email

Don Makoviney don at aspalliance.com
Fri Jul 5 11:51:01 CDT 2002


No one should tell you to "never" use HTML Email. There are plenty of great
opportunities to use it. Unfortunately, like FLASH, too many people abuse
it's power and give it a bad name.

Coincidentally, I just rewrote my app that I send my weekly WebDev/Usability
out to so it can send HTML Email over at Makovision.com.

It's hard to provide a definitive resource on HTML Email apps because it
totally depends on what technology you are using.

For instance, my application is written on ASP using VB Script and CDONTS.
If you have access to an NT Web Server, I can provide you with the code you

Let me know, I'd be glad to help.


Don Makoviney

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[mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Andy W
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Subject: [thelist] Advice on authoring HTML email

Okay, sticking my head above the crenellations a little here...

Can anyone point me in the direction of some good tutorials on how to create
send HTML email, specifically email with animated GIFs?


Andy W

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