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Unformatted text preview: Computing Science 165-3 Study Guide Introduction to Multimedia and the Internet by Greg Baker Faculty of Applied Sciences Centre for Distance Education Continuing Studies c Simon Fraser University, Summer 2004 2 Contents I Introduction 11 Course Introduction 13 Learning Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Schedule . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Getting through CMPT 165 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 About the Author . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 II The Web and Web Pages 25 1 The World Wide Web 27 1.1 Basics of the Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 1.2 Protocols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 1.3 How Web Pages Travel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 1.4 MIME Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 1.5 Fetching a Web Page . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 2 Markup and HTML 39 2.1 Describing Documents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 2.2 HTML Basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 2.3 More HTML . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 2.4 Links in HTML . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50 2.5 Images in HTML . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 3 4 CONTENTS 2.6 More HTML . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53 2.7 Validating HTML . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 3 Text and Graphics 59 3.1 How Computers Store Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59 3.2 Text and Character Sets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 61 3.3 Graphics and Image Types . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 3.4 Bitmap vs. Vector Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65 3.5 File Formats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66 3.6 File Formats, Common . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 73 4 Cascading Style Sheets 75 4.1 CSS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 4.2 Classes and IDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 4.3 CSS Properties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82 4.4 Specifying Colours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 4.5 CSS example . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 4.6 Logical versus Physical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86 4.7 Why Logical HTML and CSS? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 90 Summary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 5 Design 93 5.1 General Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93 5.2 Design Principles and HTML/CSS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 98 5.3 Web Page Design . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 100....
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2010 for the course CMPT 165 taught by Professor Ramesh during the Spring '09 term at Simon Fraser.

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