In web development, you can use a variety of image types. This video talks about the characteristics of each image type to help determine which type is the best format for your needs.
- [Instructor] In web development…we can use a variety of image types.…There are also print specific images such as .EPS…But whether it's for web or print,…each type actually belongs to one of two…digital graphic file types,…vector or raster.…Vector images are composed of many lines and curves,…also referred to as paths.…Raster images are made up of tiny squares…that we've become very familiar with.…Raster images are comprised of pixels.…Raster images are also sometimes…referred to as bitmap images.…
You can identify a vector or raster image…by looking at its edges.…You may have to zoom in to see the difference,…but the edges of a vector image will always appear smooth.…Since raster images are composed of tiny pixel squares,…if you zoom in far enough, you can actually…see the small squares that form the curved lines.…Let's take a closer look…at the image types commonly used for web.…JPEG is an acronym for the joint photographic experts group,…the committee which created the standard.…JPEGs are most commonly used for photographs,…
- Designing with a grid
- Working with a flexbox
- Retina and high-density displays
- Raster and vector graphics
- Retina and images
- Animation and shapes
- CSS3 keyframes and animation
- CSS shapes
- CSS shape functions
- Responsive typography
- Fluid typography
- Accessibility and ARIA
- Style guides for CSS
Skill Level Intermediate
2. Retina Displays and Images
3. Animation and Shapes
4. Tools and Tips
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