Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Common image types, part of Web Development Foundations: Web Technologies.
…The web will never be lacking for acronyms, and…sometimes it's really difficult to keep track of all…of them and what they refer to. That is…certainly true when we talk about image formats. As you…learn webdesign, you are gonna encounter terms like JPG,…GIF, PNG and SVG. Often without really any reference to…what they are, or what they stand for. Well…those four acronyms refer to the four most commonly used…web graphic formats. An in this movie, I'm gonna…be exploring those formats in a little bit more…detail. Understanding how those formats work, will make deciding…when to use one type of graphic over another, much…easier. Now, before we dive into discussing the individual…formats, I want to take just a moment to discuss…web graphics in general. Designing images for the web…requires you to understand how images work within browsers and…the unique considerations required for web graphics. You're…gonna find yourself always trying to strike a…balance between file size and image quality. Bandwidth…considerations are a serious concern for websites, so keeping…
- Working with web clients and servers
- Exploring HTTP
- How browsers work
- Structuring HTML
- Controlling presentation with CSS
- Dealing with data
- Working with a content management system (like WordPress)
- Using cloud services
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to the Web
2. Front-End Technology
3. Back-End Technology
4. Assembly Technologies
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