Chapter 10 - Multimedia and the Web
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The integration of a variety of media, such as text, images, video, animation, and sound.
Multimedia located on Web pages.
Virtual reality (VR)
The use of a computer to create three-dimensional environments that look like they do in the real world.
Alphanumeric characters kept in a text, not graphic, format.
A digital representation of a photograph, drawing, chart, or other visual image; also called a graphic.
An image format that supports 256 colors and is commonly used for Web page line art images.
An image format designed specifically for use with Web page images.
An image format that supports true color and is commonly used for Web page photographs.
A small image on a Web page that is linked to a larger, higher-resolution image.
The process by which a series of graphical images are displayed one after the other to simulate movement.
A small program inserted into a Web page that performs a specific task, such as changing the values in a stock portfolio or scrolling text across the screen.
A group of GIF images saved as an animated GIF file that is inserted in a WEb page; the individual images are displayed one after another to simulate movement.
A popular program for creating Web animations and interactive Web-based multimedia applications.
A technology used to create and display Web animations and interactive Web-based multimedia applications.
Sound, such as music, spoken voice, and should effects.
A continuous stream of visual information broken into separate images or frames to be displayed one after the other to simulate the original visual event.
Web site design
The process of planning what a Web site will look like and how it will function.
A tool that can be used during the Web design process to illustrate how the pages in a Web site relate to one another.
A sketch of a Web page often developed during the Web design process to illustrate the basic layouts of the home page and the rest of the pages on a Web site.
An ordered series of sketches that can be developed during the design process of an animated sequence or other multimedia component of a Web site that illustrates what each page or screen will look like.
A text description for a Web page image; is displayed when the image is pointed to and can be read by assistive technology.
Web site development
The process of creating, testing, publishing, and maintaining a Web site.
A language that uses symbols or tags to describe what a document should look like when it is displayed in a Web browser.
HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)
A markup language widely used for creating Web pages.
XML (Extensible Markup Language)
A set of rules used for exchanging data over the Web; addresses only the content, not the formatting of the data, and the content displays in an appropriate format based on the device being used.
XHTML (Extensible Hypertext Markup Language)
A newer, stricter version of HTML that is based on XML.
Cascading Style Sheet (CSS)
A tool used to specify and apply the styles used for a Web site.
Wireless Markup Language (WML)
A language used to display Web pages on WAP-enabled devices, such as some mobile phones.
A scripting language widely used to add dynamic content to Web pages.
A set of Web standards designed to better handle Web page interactivity by downloading only new data from the Web server, instead of redownloading the entire Web page.
Web site authoring software
A type of application program used to create Web pages and entire Web sites.
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