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Research A Good Design Technique For Integrating Multimedia Into A Web Site Design. Share Your Findings Including The Type Of Multimedia And What Plug-in Is Needed For Successfully Viewing This Type Of Multimedia On A Web Site? Ads by Google

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Flash is the most widely used multimedia platform for web sites. You can use Flash for music, videos, and animations. Entire interactive web sites can be constructed using Flash. There are a number of tools for creating and editing flash content. There are lots of free Flash elements available for creating image galleries, jukeboxes, and videos. Flash uses ActionScript which is basically a compiled version of JavaScript.

Besides the Adobe Flash package there are third party applications for creating Flash content like Swift 3D, and Swish... Checkout them at:

One cool thing that Flash does is that it will stream audio and video from your site without have a dedicated media server.

Free Flash components:

If you decide to get into it, you'll probably want to check out some training videos from or Total Training. Besides Adobe, a book company with a lot of great training materials is Friends of ED. At lot of online material is free.

That should give you some ideas. Let me know what you think. There are other routes you can take, but Flash is probably the most versatile.

Design (de`sign´): the act of working out the form of something; an arrangement scheme; a decorative or artistic work; the creation of something in the mind "You can design for all of the people some of the time. You can design for some of the people all of the time. But you can't design for all of the people all of the time." (William Hudson with apologies to Abraham Lincoln) Many elements go into successful Web site design; we can cluster those elements into sensory, conceptual, and reactive aspects. That is, design isn't only what you see, it's also what you think and feel as you navigate a Web site. You've been charged with a task. Design a Web site that will cause the world to beat a path to its door (URL). While you need to consider the business aspect of the site, you also need to consider the look and the feel of the site ... that is the design. Remember, you are a Web site "designer", not a Web site "fabricator". You don't need to be a Van Gogh or a Rembrandt. You only need to understand what is behind the business end of the site. This section explores some of the basic principles of Web site design, and provides many links to other resources for further detailed study. There are articles here that will help you consider the design and usability of the site, as well as the internationalization of your client's site. Remember, the Web is international; therefore, so is your client's Web site. Beyond Borders: Web Globalization Strategies - Part 2

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This weeks installment concludes our look at "Internationalization and Localization" with a look at three questions you should ask yourself: "Do users understand your site?", "Can they find what they're looking for?" and "Can they purchase what they find?"Beyond Borders: Web Globalization Strategies New Riders

October 7, 2002
The two terms most critical to the success of web globalization—internationalization and localization—are also the two most frequently misunderstood. This chapter will help you not only differentiate...
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