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Websafe colour palette

Note: Because computer monitor resolutions have improved (and even mobile devices have good colour palettes now), it's no longer necessary to use web safe colours in your website design. There's still quite a bit of interest in them, though, judging by the number of people who visit this page, so I've left this archive article otherwise intact.

To be confident that your colours will come out as intended across different platforms and browsers, you need to pick them from the websafe colour palette. Here it is, with the colour numbers in the middle of each box:

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Scratch Programming in Easy Steps

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Set up your Pi, master Linux, learn Scratch and Python, and create your own electronics projects.

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Coder Academy

Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps

Cool Scratch Projects in Easy Steps

Learn to make games and other programs in Scratch 2.0, and make a web page in HTML, with this highly interactive book for 7-10 year olds.

Discover how to make 3D games, create mazes, build a drum machine, make a game with cartoon animals and more!

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