Multimedia: Making it Work (Education Series)

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9780072230000: Multimedia: Making it Work (Education Series)

Master the building blocks of Web and CD-ROM multimedia. Take advantage of the latest Web, hardware, and software technologies, and produce powerful multimedia. A comprehensive, step-by-step guide to creating effective multimedia, this book explains all about the components and processes, then helps you complete projects from simple boardroom presentations to dynamic corporate CD-ROMs to Web sites that come alive.

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The latest reincarnation of this multimedia bible, written by the knowledgeable Tay Vaughan, is certainly worthy of praise. Despite the huge scope of the subject matter, the book's content is tightly focused on expanding the skills of competent technologists. It is most refreshing to find that unlike many multimedia references, the author is both extremely knowledgeable and has an admirable ability to write well and engage the reader--two traits not universally apparent within the technical writing profession.

Utilising a pleasantly anecdotal style and quoting the views of many important industry figures throughout the text, Vaughan presents a thorough presentation of the subject matter, although the American bias becomes somewhat obvious. A variety of communication media are discussed, from plain text to pictures, audio, sound and their presentation on both CD-ROM and the World Wide Web.

Although the author clearly prefers an Apple Macintosh, this book is suitable for PC users as well. It isn't application specific, concentrating more on concepts than step-by-step solutions.

Jam-packed with strangely useful tidbits of information, this book is not for the absolute beginner, yet nor is it a vastly intimidating tome. The subject of multimedia is so large that one book cannot cover it in immense detail, yet this is as comprehensive and seminal as a single volume will allow. --Josh Smith

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This book is considered to be the 'Bible' on multimedia by people who work in the field and by students. It covers advanced topics without being intimidating. The unique 'First Person' feature includes real-world advice from working professionals.
The CD-ROM included with the book contains a host of multimedia tools and trial versions of such popular Macromedia products as Director and Studio'which allows readers to try out and learn the tools before investing hundreds of dollars

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