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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Creating Web Pages by Todd Stauffer

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Chapter 13. Adding Multimedia and Java Content

Over time, the Web has become increasingly used for communicating via video and audio, as well as formatted text and images. In this chapter, we’ll take a look at popular video formats such as QuickTime and Windows Media along with portable documents, flash animations, and so on. Meanwhile, audio has moved along as well, with the advent of technologies such as the popular MP3 format, which makes CD-quality audio available over the Internet at reasonable download speeds.

We’ll also take a look at Java, a popular programming language and technology that many Web browsers can implement right in the browser window, making it possible for you to interact with your users programmatically.

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