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The Unusually Useful Web Book by June Cohen

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Chapter 11. preparing images & multimedia for the web

preparing images & multimedia for the web

“Granted, it does hold more data, but the phone book still looks more impressive.”

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  1. Understanding compression

  2. Understanding memory

  3. Preparing images for the web

  4. Preparing audio for the web

  5. Why background music can backfire

  6. Preparing video for the web

The challenge of preparing images—or any kind of media—for the web can be summed up in two words: size and speed.

Everything that appears on your web site has to be transferred across the Internet before it appears on the user’s screen. The bigger the images and files, the longer they take to send, and the less likely your viewers are to wait ...

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