|Forum: Site Graphics and Multimedia Design|
|Displaying Topics 1 - 40 (55 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: forward|
|1:|| Shrink-a-Thon: The GIFs...|
WebmasterWorld members compete to acheive maximum compression of a large map in GIF format. Great overview of different compression techniques and software.
|Oct 11, 2001|
|2:|| New Digital Camera - New Jpeg Problems|
"...is there some other compression utility that can strip away all the useless info about the camera that is now stored within the jpg file?"
|Jan 30, 2002|
|3:|| Digital Camera Prices Plummet|
Is it safe to buy a digital camera now? From a price stand point, most everyone agrees that they have been 100-500% over priced for years. The long awaited shakeout begins.
|May 31, 2002|
|4:|| Gif Graphics With Exact Dimensions|
"...trying to figure out how to publish sewing patterns electronically. The problem is that the patterns are templates and must therefore print at exactly their true dimensions."
|June 11, 2002|
|5:|| Micro Fonts - What´s Up With That?|
"Why do good designers tend to use ultra-tiny fonts..."
|June 27, 2002|
|6:|| PNG's - Lets Take a Look|
The format of PNG's is rich and includes most of best features of Gifs and Tiffs combined.
|July 19, 2002|
|7:|| Taking a Serious Look at PNG´s as a Gif Replacement|
"In the past, there hasn´t been a compelling reason to switch to PNG´s. Browser and Graphic program support was slow to catch on and there just wasn´t enough of a reason to switch from the standard mix of Jpegs and Gifs."
|July 20, 2002|
|8:|| Do Icons Help Usability?|
"It seems there are two sides to the argument. The SEOs and programmers feel that pure text links are invaluable to good web site promotion and usability. "
|Aug 24, 2002|
|9:|| Flash Resource List|
A quality resource list for Flash production.
|Nov 11, 2002|
|10:|| Flash 6 Players released|
"Macromedia has announced the release of public betas for Flash Player 6. This release introduces the long awaited Linux version and fixes quite a few things in the Mac and Windows versions."
|Nov 30, 2002|
|11:|| Circular Graphics and Dealing With The Inevitable Jaggies|
Anti aliasing graphics features were a relief, but, the jaggies live on.
|Dec 7, 2002|
|12:|| Flash MX and Special Characters|
"...I'm trying to get Flash MX to show the ampersand character. "
|Jan 14, 2003|
|13:|| Scanning 35mm Slides for Web Use|
"..it is possible to get really good scans from 35mm slides using anything other than a drum scanner?"
|Feb 23, 2003|
|14:|| Images Downloaded for Print Purposes|
What are the current accepted standards for printed images?
|Mar 1, 2003|
|15:|| Successful Flash Sites : Myth or Fact?|
We are scouring the net to see if there is there such a thing as a successful site done primarily in Flash.
|Mar 2, 2003|
|16:|| Converting TIF to JPEG while preserving 300dpi resolution|
"How can I convert a TIF image, that I created by scanning in a photo, to a JPEG image while keeping the resolution at 300dpi?"
|Apr 21, 2003|
|17:|| Help PDF File Creation|
Putting up PDF's for downloading.
|Apr 21, 2003|
|18:|| What is the Best Bet in Digital Cameras Today?|
"I am in the market for a digital camera. 5 MP cameras are now on the market..."
|Apr 27, 2003|
|19:|| The WebmasterWorld Icon-a-Thon!|
"...only chances you'll see here on WebmasterWorld to strut your stuff..."
|June 4, 2003|
|20:|| GIF Patent Expires! - Free At Last, Free At Last!|
"Unisys Corporation patented this algorithm on 20th June 1983 and it expires after 20 years"
|June 20, 2003|
|21:|| Does a Small Business Need a Logo?|
"Several times in various user tests we've found that logos lend credibility to companies - even when consumers haven't heard of those companies before."
|Sept 24, 2003|
|22:|| What is 'so 90s' in Web Design?|
What do people consider yesterday's news when it comes to website design? Members discuss web page elements that are well past their prime.
|Mar 16, 2004|
|23:|| Forgent Licenses JPEG Patent to Yahoo|
" Forgent has announced an agreement with Yahoo in which the search engine will license the technology behind JPEG image compression. In exchange, Yahoo will be removed from litigation against companies Forgent claims are infringing on what it calls the '672 Patent."
|Dec 15, 2005|
|24:|| Jupitermedia JupiterImages Acquires Animation Factory|
"Jupitermedia Corporation today announced that its Jupiterimages division has acquired the assets of Animation Factory, Inc., which includes the MediaBuilder Network of Web sites"
|Dec 27, 2005|
|25:|| JPEG Patent to be Re-examined by USPTO|
"The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will re-examine the validity of the so-called JPEG patent held by Forgent Networks, an action that could deprive the company of its multimillion-dollar revenue stream."
|Feb 3, 2006|
|26:|| Favicon Primer|
"This primer is about how to create and implement a favicon on your site the best way possible (and why)."
|Apr 27, 2006|
|27:|| Pantone colors: How to get a Closer Match for the Web|
"What is the best way to go about trying to come at least close to Pantone colors for a website?"
|May 10, 2006|
|28:|| Microsoft shows off JPEG rival|
"The software maker detailed the new image format Wednesday at the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference here. Windows Media Photo will be supported in Windows Vista and also be made available for Windows XP, Bill Crow, program manager for Windows Media Photo said in a presentation."
|May 26, 2006|
|29:|| Graphic Design & Creating Web Graphics From Scratch|
" I'd like to be able to create graphics 'from the ground up'. But I never really could understand how (digital) graphic artists do that... "
|July 20, 2006|
|30:|| Flash Celebrates 10th Anniversary - prepares to integrate with Photoshop|
Flash turns 10 today. The Wired article includes an interview with Flash senior product manager Mike Downey, where he discusses the upcoming integration of Flash with Photoshop and the planned release of Flash 9 for Linux.
|Aug 8, 2006|
|31:|| Stock Photography Websites|
"I had never really thought about using some of my mountain of photo's to generate a bit of extra cash. Not until I got talking to a photographer friend who is making a little money from one of the bigger stock sites out there."
|Oct 26, 2006|
|32:|| Monitor Calibration|
"My boss is certain that all other computers display colors like hers..."
|Oct 28, 2006|
|33:|| Adobe To Take Photoshop Online|
"Hoping to get a jump on Google and other competitors, Adobe Systems plans to release a hosted version of its popular Photoshop image-editing application within six months, the company's chief executive said Tuesday."
|Mar 1, 2007|
|34:|| Open Source Graphics Software - Any That is Really Professional Quality?|
"Is open source software an option yet for doing serious graphics, especially digital photography (including extensive retouching)?"
|Mar 5, 2007|
|35:|| Microsoft Wants Its HD Photo Format to Become The New Standard|
"Microsoft...intends to standardize the technology and will be submitting HD Photo to an appropriate standards organization shortly," the company said in a statement. The company plans to announce the move Thursday at the Photo Marketing Association trade show in Las Vegas."
|Mar 8, 2007|
|36:|| Adobe to Launch Creative Suite 3|
"Creative Suite 3, an overhaul of its publishing applications, is scheduled for introduction on March 27, the company confirmed..."
|Mar 9, 2007|
|37:|| Adobe Launch CS3|
"...the most significant product launch in the company's 25-year history".
|Mar 27, 2007|
|38:|| Optimizing Video for Search Engine Indexing|
"WebmasterWorld members share tips and ideas to optimize video for search engine indexing.
|July 24, 2007|
|39:|| New Microsoft HD Photo Format Could Replace JPEG|
"In coming months, 16 national standards groups will formally vote on whether the Joint Photographic Experts Group, after which the JPEG file format is named, should make Microsoft's relatively new HD Photo format a standard."
|Aug 2, 2007|
|40:|| Image Resizing - a VERY intelligent approach that drops or adds pixels!|
Shai Avidan and Ariel Shamir present a new method that resizes images, even to new aspect ratios, without conventional cropping or stretching methods. The algorithm identifies visually important and unimportant pixel data, even along irregular "seams" in the image.
|Oct 16, 2007|