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The web development environment on www.washington.edu consists of two areas - a development area and a production area.
Typically, all of the work you do is done in the development area, and you "install" your files from the development side to the production side.
These directories are access restricted--only a limited set of users have permission to view the Web content produced in the development environment.
You can work directly in a secure terminal window, and use a text editor such as pico or vi to create your html file. You can also develop your web pages with web tools--Dreamweaver, HTML Kit, etc. and then use secure file transfer to move your files to wwwudev.cac.
The wwwuinst tool automates the installation process by making an exact copy of the development files and directory structure in the production area.
After creating your Web content, you should view the files in the Web browser to make sure that they are using the standard page elements correctly, and to check formatting, style, and overall appearance.
The files you create are visible on a web browser with a development url and authentication under the url:
Once the pages are complete and ready for viewing, you will have a production url under:
The cluster computers (bank.u, red.u, etc.) use the Unix operating system. Some online resources for Unix are: