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Whether you’ve forgotten the name of a function or the property of a cascading style sheet – handy cheat sheets deliver the information you are looking for – immediately. Most cheat sheets are available as .pdf or .png-files, so you can print them and use them every day for whatever projects you’re currently working on. We present an extensive overview of useful cheat sheets we’ve found in the Web. Links checked: May/16 2008.

Update (09/04/2007): Apollo Cheat Sheet (Apollo mx.controls & mx.core Cheatsheet, Apollo flash.display & flash.events Cheatsheet and Apollo flash.filesystem, flash.html & flash.system Cheatsheet) were added.

Update (01/11/2006): Django Reference Sheet, The Django Book1 and WordPress Cheat Sheet2 are added.

Update (30/10/2006): you can find even more cheat sheets here and here3. [vf]

Actionscript

Ajax

Apache

ASCII Character Codes

ASP

C# and VB.NET

CSS

CVS

C++

Django

Firefox

Google

HTML/XHTML

Java

JavaScript

Microformats

Misc

MySQL

Oracle

Perl

Photoshop/Gimp

PHP

Python

Regular Expressions

Ruby

Unix/Linux

Weblog

Windows

XML

Footnotes

  1. 1 http://www.djangobook.com/
  2. 2 http://andywibbels.com/files/WordPress_Cheatsheet_v1.pdf
  3. 3 http://techcheatsheets.com/
  4. 4 http://actionscriptcheatsheet.com/blog/quick-referencecheatsheet-for-actionscript-20/
  5. 5 http://slash7.com/cheats/whats_ajax_cheatsheet.pdf
  6. 6 http://www.snook.ca/archives/javascript/prototype_disse/
  7. 7 http://slash7.com/cheats/scriptaculous_fx1.pdf
  8. 8 http://www.petefreitag.com/cheatsheets/apache/
  9. 9 http://www.thejackol.com/htaccess-cheatsheet/
  10. 10 http://www.addedbytes.com/mod_rewrite_cheat_sheet.png
  11. 11 http://www.addedbytes.com/mod_rewrite_cheat_sheet.pdf
  12. 12 http://www.cookwood.com/html/extras/entities.html
  13. 13 http://www.addedbytes.com/characters_cheat_sheet.png
  14. 14 http://www.addedbytes.com/characters_cheat_sheet.pdf
  15. 15 http://www.chami.com/tips/internet/050798I.html
  16. 16 http://tlt.its.psu.edu/suggestions/international/web/codehtml.html
  17. 17 http://www.yellowpipe.com/yis/tools/ASCII-HTML-Characters/index.php
  18. 18 http://www.digitalmediaminute.com/reference/entity/index.php
  19. 19 http://www.addedbytes.com/asp_cheat_sheet.png
  20. 20 http://aspalliance.com/625
  21. 21 http://www.codeproject.com/dotnet/CheatSheetCastingNET.asp
  22. 22 http://www.veign.com/downloads/guides/qrg0007.pdf
  23. 23 http://www.addedbytes.com/css_cheat_sheet.pdf
  24. 24 http://www.addedbytes.com/css_cheat_sheet.png
  25. 25 http://www.blooberry.com/indexdot/css/propindex/all.htm
  26. 26 http://www.aprendelo.com/rec/cascading-style-cheatsheet.html
  27. 27 http://www.dustindiaz.com/css-shorthand/
  28. 28 http://www-bcl.cs.unm.edu/computers/cvs.html
  29. 29 http://www.cs.put.poznan.pl/csobaniec/Papers/svn-refcard.pdf
  30. 30 http://www.slac.stanford.edu/grp/cd/soft/cvs/cvs_cheatsheet.html
  31. 31 http://www.linuxsoftware.co.nz/cppcontainers.html
  32. 32 http://downloads.dreamincode.net/ref_sheets/cpp_reference_sheet.pdf
  33. 33 http://cs.fit.edu/~mmahoney/cse2050/how2cpp.html
  34. 34 http://www.djangobook.com/
  35. 35 http://the-cream.blogspot.com/2006/10/firefox-keyboard-shortcuts.html
  36. 36 http://www.accessfirefox.com/ShortcutsKandM.html
  37. 37 http://lesliefranke.com/2006/06/22/mozilla-firefox-cheat-sheet-update/
  38. 38 http://lesliefranke.com/files/reference/thunderbirdcheatsheet.html
  39. 39 http://www.mozilla.org/support/firefox/keyboard
  40. 40 http://evhead.com/hodgepodge/gmail-shortcuts.html
  41. 41 http://www.googleguide.com/advanced_operators_reference.html
  42. 42 http://www.adelaider.com/google/
  43. 43 http://www.bueltge.de/allg-google-cheat-sheet/42/
  44. 44 http://www.feedsforme.com/google/
  45. 45 http://www.google.com/help/cheatsheet.html
  46. 46 http://www.alphalink.com.au/~rhduncan/htmlguide/cheatindex.html
  47. 47 http://library.albany.edu/imc/pdf/HTML-XHTML_Tag_Sheet.pdf
  48. 48 http://www.psacake.com/web/dy.asp
  49. 49 http://www.cookwood.com/html/extras/entities.html
  50. 50 http://www.killersites.com/HTML_CODES/index.jsp
  51. 51 http://cdburnerxp.se/htmlcheatsheet.pdf
  52. 52 http://www.angelfire.com/nm/thehtmlsource/html/cheatsheet.html
  53. 53 http://cdburnerxp.se/htmlcheatsheet.pdf
  54. 54 http://www.janeg.ca/JQREF.pdf
  55. 55 http://java.sun.com/products/jsp/syntax/1.1/card11.pdf
  56. 56 http://java.sun.com/products/jsp/syntax/2.0/card20.pdf
  57. 57 http://www.addedbytes.com/javascript_cheat_sheet.png
  58. 58 http://www.addedbytes.com/javascript_cheat_sheet.pdf
  59. 59 http://javascript-reference.info/
  60. 60 http://www.dannyg.com/ref/jsquickref.html
  61. 61 http://www.visibone.com/regular-expressions/
  62. 62 http://www.addedbytes.com/cheat-sheets/microformats-cheat-sheet/
  63. 63 http://suda.co.uk/projects/microformats/cheatsheet/
  64. 64 http://www.draac.com/chmodchart.html
  65. 65 http://photonotes.org/cgi-bin/view.pl?letter=!
  66. 66 http://www.sql-und-xml.de/unicode-database/
  67. 67 http://www.addedbytes.com/colourchart.png
  68. 68 http://www.geocities.com/Athens/1802/pgpcard.html
  69. 69 http://www.aiic.net/ViewPage.cfm/page302.htm
  70. 70 http://www.digilife.be/quickreferences/quickrefs.htm
  71. 71 http://www.nparikh.org/unix/mysql.php
  72. 72 http://www.addedbytes.com/mysql_cheat_sheet.pdf
  73. 73 http://www.addedbytes.com/mysql_cheat_sheet.png
  74. 74 http://www.3gwt.net/demo/SQL_redux.html
  75. 75 http://www.yagc.ndo.co.uk/cheatsheets/plsql_cheatsheet.html
  76. 76 http://www.vttoth.com/oracle.htm
  77. 77 http://radio.weblogs.com/0128037/stories/2003/10/21/oracleScmInstallationCheatSheet.html
  78. 78 http://www.mnlab.cs.depaul.edu/~ehab/Courses/TDC568/resources/PerlQuickRef.pdf
  79. 79 http://juerd.nl/site.plp/perlcheat
  80. 80 http://juerd.nl/site.plp/perlcheat
  81. 81 http://search.cpan.org/~nwclark/perl-5.8.7/pod/perlcheat.pod
  82. 82 http://johnbokma.com/perl/perl-quick-reference-card.html
  83. 83 http://refcards.com/refcards/perl-regexp/index.html
  84. 84 http://frenchfragfactory.net/ozh/download/refcards/Gimp.pdf
  85. 85 http://frenchfragfactory.net/ozh/download/refcards/Photoshop.pdf
  86. 86 http://www.creativetechs.com/tips/tip_resources/PSCS2_Shortcuts_Windows.pdf
  87. 87 http://www.creativetechs.com/tips/tip_resources/PSCS2_Shortcuts_Mac.pdf
  88. 88 http://www.symfony-project.com/weblog/2006/04/25/admin-generator-cheat-sheet.html
  89. 89 http://www.addedbytes.com/php_cheat_sheet.pdf
  90. 90 http://www.addedbytes.com/php_cheat_sheet.png
  91. 91 http://www.blueshoes.org/en/developer/php_cheat_sheet/
  92. 92 http://www.addedbytes.com/regular_expressions_cheat_sheet.png
  93. 93 http://www.aprendelo.com/rec/python-cheat-sheet.html
  94. 94 http://www.drweb.de/weblog/weblog/?p=548
  95. 95 http://www.onlamp.com/python/excerpt/PythonPocketRef/examples/python.pdf
  96. 96 http://rgruet.free.fr/PQR24/PQR2.4.html
  97. 97 http://www.addedbytes.com/cheat-sheets/regular-expressions-cheat-sheet/
  98. 98 http://regexlib.com/CheatSheet.aspx
  99. 99 http://slash7.com/cheats/activerecord_cheatsheet.pdf
  100. 100 http://www.blainekendall.com/index.php/rubyonrailscheatsheet/
  101. 101 http://www.addedbytes.com/ruby_on_rails_cheat_sheet.png
  102. 102 http://slash7.com/cheats/form_helpers.pdf
  103. 103 http://www.zenspider.com/Languages/Ruby/QuickRef.html
  104. 104 http://www.threaded.com/ruby_cheatsheet.htm
  105. 105 http://slash7.com/cheats/rails_files_cheatsheet.pdf
  106. 106 http://www.unixguide.net/linux/linuxshortcuts.shtml
  107. 107 http://aperiodic.net/screen/quick_reference?do=show
  108. 108 http://www.pixelbeat.org/cmdline.html
  109. 109 http://homepage.powerup.com.au/~squadron/linux_manual.pdf
  110. 110 http://www.gasmi.net/docs/tcp.html
  111. 111 http://www.rain.org/%7emkummel/unix.html
  112. 112 http://www.pixelbeat.org/vim.tips.html
  113. 113 http://tnerual.eriogerg.free.fr/vim.html
  114. 114 http://bullium.com/support/vim.html
  115. 115 http://andywibbels.com/files/Blogger_Cheatsheet_v1.pdf
  116. 116 http://andywibbels.com/files/TypePad_Cheatsheet_v1.pdf
  117. 117 http://andywibbels.com/files/Movable_Type_Cheatsheet_v1.pdf
  118. 118 http://www.einfach-persoenlich.de/2005-05-29/movabletype-movable-type-cheat-sheet-spickzettel.html
  119. 119 http://andywibbels.com/files/WordPress_Cheatsheet_v1.pdf
  120. 120 http://bueltge.de/wp-wordpress-cheat-sheet-fuer-theme-tags-und-plugin-api/205
  121. 121 http://www.ss64.com/nt/
  122. 122 http://www.viemu.com/a_vi_vim_graphical_cheat_sheet_tutorial.html
  123. 123 http://www.fgcu.edu/support/office2000/ppt/shortcuts.html
  124. 124 http://www.oreilly.com/examples/promos/pt/power_point_quickref.pdf
  125. 125 http://www.gasmi.net/docs/tcp.html
  126. 126 http://tlt.its.psu.edu/suggestions/international/accents/codealt.html
  127. 127 http://www.dopefly.com/projects/fuseboxxmlcheatsheet.cfm
  128. 128 http://www.zvon.org/download2_cheatsheet.php/sheet_mathML_el_attr.pdf?title=MathML%3A+elements+-+attributes
  129. 129 http://www.zvon.org/download2_cheatsheet.php/sheet_voiceXML_el_attr.pdf?title=VoiceXML%3A+elements+-+attributes
  130. 130 http://refcards.com/download/bj/xtm-1.0.pdf
  131. 131 http://www.mulberrytech.com/quickref/XMLquickref.pdf
  132. 132 http://www.zvon.org/download2_cheatsheet.php/sheet_xmlSchema2001_child_parent.pdf?title=XML+Schema+2001%3A+children+-+parents
  133. 133 http://www.zvon.org/download2_cheatsheet.php/sheet_xmlSchema2001_el_attr.pdf?title=XML+Schema+2001%3A+elements+-+attributes
  134. 134 http://www.zvon.org/Output/cheatsheets/cheatsheet_list.html
  135. 135 http://www.xml.dvint.com/docs/SchemaStructuresQR-2.pdf
  136. 136 http://www.xml.dvint.com/docs/SchemaDataTypesQR-2.pdf
  137. 137 http://www.zvon.org/download2_cheatsheet.php/sheet_xslReference_el_attr.pdf?title=XSL+FO%3A+elements+-+attributes
  138. 138 http://www.mulberrytech.com/quickref/XSLT_1quickref-v2.pdf
  139. 139 http://refcards.com/download/deepx/XSLT-1.0.pdf
  140. 140 http://www.topxml.com/xsl/XSLTRef.asp

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  1. 1

    wonderful collection!

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    Wow! Great collection.

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    Cool. Thanks!

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    Thanks for putting up some of my cheat sheets, I have also written a cheat sheet roundup just over a year ago: http://www.petefreitag.com/item/455.cfm Enjoy!

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    Thanks for the links

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  6. 6

    It’s cool!!!

    Thanks

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  7. 7

    I wish to thank you kindly for allowing some of the old school freedom back onto the World Wide Web. I will use the knowlege to pass on free kowldge as much as my human mind and this machine will allow.

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    Thank you for these links !

    There is a little problem in links : the following ones have the same link :
    # The Unicode-Database
    # RGB Hex Colour Chart – PNG

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    fixed. thanks Pom_ !

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  12. 12

    Excellent list!

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  13. 13

    Hi All Experts,
    I want to use AJAX (Asynchronous JAVA script with XML ). How can i Optimize the site SEO.
    as Java script and flash is not recommended by search engines. Any suggestion or help is welcomed. With Regards.

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  14. 14

    Hello,

    Thanks for putting up this site it’s full of great information. I was wondering if you coulf find something on A+ Certification. It would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

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  15. 15

    You guys are the most useful feed in my reader. THXs

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  16. 16

    thank you. very nice collection. by the way the digg effect is very evil :-)

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  17. 17

    Anyone has cheat sheet for java design patterns and java collections?

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  18. 18

    Excelent!!

    especially CSS cheat sheet xD

    Thanks.

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    The Django cheatsheet listed from .woodpecker.org.cn was last modified in November 2005 and is for an early version of Django. E.g. the second and third instructions are outdated.

    Instead, see the one on the Django wiki at
    http://code.djangoproject.com/wiki/DjangoCheatSheet

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    Looking for information and found it at this great site…

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  22. 22

    Thanks so very much for taking your time to create this very useful and informative site. I have learned a lot from your site. Thanks!!

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    On personal opinion, I find this very helpful.
    Guys, I have also posted some more relevant info further on this, not sure if you find it useful: http://www.bidmaxhost.com/forum/

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    Thank you very much…

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  25. 25

    Here is another MySQL Cheat Sheet to have a look at. Looks like it has a bit more covered than the others.

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  26. 26

    Oops. The link in my previous comment is for another MySQL cheat sheet. It has a bit more (and less) in it than the other references in your list.

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    Excellent site, added to favorites!!a

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    Thanks. Its really great colection

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    Bookmarked

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    very good , especially the ones about ajax and css

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    Great resource! Goes straight into my bookmarks!

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    ThanQ very much

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    You guys are the most useful feed in my reader. Thanks

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  35. 35

    Thanks for this resource, I will especially be using the css cheat sheet alot. This page gets bookmarked as I develop my skills I will be needing to use more of these cheat sheets in the future

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  36. 36

    Just found a really neat Javascript quick reference

    http://www.explainth.at/downloads/jsquick.pdf

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    Thank you for these links !

    There is a little problem in links : the following ones have the same link :
    # The Unicode-Database
    # RGB Hex Colour Chart – PNG

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  38. 38

    I feel that information given here will be very help full to me.

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  39. 39

    Anyone has cheat sheet for java design patterns and java collections?

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    Thanks for this resource, I will especially be using the css cheat sheet alot. This page gets bookmarked as I develop my skills I will be needing to use more of these cheat sheets in the future

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