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08/9/2014. Introduction to Multimedia Technology. College Hall 205. www.jma.duq.edu/classes/shepherd/jma501. JMA501 – Instructor/GA. Dr. John Shepherd ( a.k.a. Shep , John) Associate Professor in JMA. Founder of the Grad/Undergrad Multimedia majors (1995 and 2001)

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Introduction to multimedia technology

08/9/2014

Introduction to Multimedia Technology

College Hall 205

www.jma.duq.edu/classes/shepherd/jma501


Jma501 instructor ga

JMA501 – Instructor/GA

  • Dr. John Shepherd ( a.k.a. Shep, John)

  • Associate Professor in JMA.

  • Founder of the Grad/Undergrad Multimedia majors (1995 and 2001)

  • BS Management Science, from CMU, Ph.D. Operations Research and Systems Management. Pitt, Information Technology Masters Duquesne Office – 529 COLH

  • Office hours – MW 1:00-3:00, and by Appointment

  • Phone – 412 – 396 -5772

  • E-mail – [email protected]

  • GA: Ben Brode


Background

Background

  • 10 years as IT professional, with small company…Boss, secretary, me

    • Clients: Steelers, Penguins

  • IUP for 10 years teaching IT courses

  • Duquesne for 26 years SOB, Rangos, College


Today s objectives

Today’s objectives

  • Course syllabus: www.jma.duq.edu/classes/shepherd/jma501

  • Logging in

  • Course goals

  • The JMA network


Jma501 course goals

JMA501 – Course goals

  • Blend technology and applicable applications.

  • Create websites that incorporate multimedia assets.

  • Use HTML and a Graphical User Interface application to create interactive websites.

  • Create digital videos for playback on the Web or DVD

  • Use HTML and digital movies to design and develop multimedia titles


Jma501 assignments

JMA501 - Assignments

  • Due at the end of the day (11:59 PM).

  • Late assignments receive a 10% per class penalty, maximum 30%

  • After two weeks, can’t hand in assignments

  • Actual assignments on 501 class site

  • Use Blackboard to submit work: Submit URL to your index.htm page or the assignment URL


Blackboard submitting homework

Blackboard-submitting homework

  • Login to Blackboard

  • Click Assignments button


Assignments

Assignments…


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JMA501 – Tools

  • Adobe CC (Creative Cloud):

  • Buy : About $500

  • Use labs ( 205, room 345 ) zero cost to you

  • Rent:

    • About $30/month, but needs 12 month commitment

  • Notepad for HTML


Jma501 class web site

JMA501 – Class Web site

http://www.jma.duq.edu/classes/shepherd/jma501

MediaSite Live – http://jma.msl.duq.edu/Mediasite/Catalog/Full/e1d123f9862242e99cc548c394453d9e21


User name and password

User Name and Password

To connect to our servers, and thus to your user folder, from within either of our two labs (205 or 345):

  • Logging in and user folders

    • Ctrl-Alt-Delete

    • Username: Your Dori/Blackboard login name

    • PW: Your Dori password

    • Check for Z: drive (A shortcut to a folder on a computer at CTS)

    • Check for pub folder (Content is available via Internet)


Jma 501 applications

JMA 501 – Applications

Adobe Illustrator, vector graphics-resizable


Mm 501 applications

MM 501 – Applications

Photoshop: Image editing -raster graphics


Jma 501 applications1

JMA 501 – Applications

  • Premiere Pro create videos for DVD and Web

  • Encore to author DVDs with menus


Jma 501 html

JMA 501 – HTML

Web development

<html>

<head><title>The Web Project</title></head>

<body bgcolor=“#FFFFFF” Text=“#000000” Vlink=“#0c0c0c”>

<h1>Body of Web page</h1>

</body>

</html>


Jma 501 applications2

JMA 501 – Applications

  • Web development :GUI

  • Graphical User Interface

  • Adobe-

  • Dreamweaver


Additional topics for today

Additional topics for today

  • Folder Types

  • Our servers…Web and FTP (www.jma.duq.edu)

  • Using FTP (File Transfer Protocol)

    • (put/get files)

  • File Extensions

  • Desktop Management


Parent and child folders

Parent and child folders

Parent of F2

F1

F2

Child F1, parent F3

Child F2

F3


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PUB

www.jma.duq.edu

Your Space

User folder-- Z:

Folder

Folder

Folder

We created for you

File

File

File


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PUB

www.jma.duq.edu

Your Space

User folder

All files for

the

Web must

be in PUB

Folder

Folder

File

File

Folder

File

File


Your private user folder on our server www jma duq edu users loginname

Your private (user) folder on our Server: www.jma.duq.edu/users/LoginName

  • It’s your private /network folder

  • It’s a child of the users folder ( which is the parent folder):

Short cut—Z:


How do i access the server content ftp drag and drop

How do I access the server content? : FTP, drag and drop

ftp://www.jma.duq.edu/users/DoriName

  • Example: ftp://www.jma.duq.edu/users/shepherd/

  • You may be prompted for your user name and password

  • Best to enter the above command in the address bar of any application; except i.e. I use “Computer” application


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How do I access the server: FTP

  • FTP is a protocol --a set of rules --

  • So is http hypertext transfer protocol

  • There are several other Web-related protocols as well

  • You may be prompted for your user name and password – Use your Dorilogin information

  • Open Computer icon

  • Enter:


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Credentials


Using the pub folder

Using the Pub folder

  • Double-click the Z: drive

  • Open pub folder

  • Right-click in a white area

  • Choose Create>New folder

  • Name it JMA501


Urls uniform resource locator

URLs (Uniform Resource Locator)

  • Note: Index.htm is special file …what’s special?

  • The URL (path) to a page in your web site .depends on how you structured your folders

    Example

    http://www.jma.duq.edu/users/shepherd/pub/JMA501/FileName.htm

  • Assuming your file name is index.htm in the JMA501 folder the address would be:

    http://www.jma.duq.edu/users/shepherd/pub/jma501

    • i.e. Can do away with http, and index.htm …why?

      www.jma.duq.edu/users/shepherd/pub/jma501


File extensions

File Extensions

  • Windows-based computers

  • Index.htm

File Extension

File Name


Some common extensions

Some Common Extensions


Some common extensions1

Some Common Extensions


Extensions

Extensions…


Room access

Room Access

You should have access to room 205, 345 and the building. Use handicapped button on building entrance


Index cards

Index cards

  • Name

  • Major/track

  • Knowledge (1-10) of :

    • HTML,

    • Photoshop,

    • Dreamweaver,

    • Illustrator

    • Premiere/DVD Creation


  • Introduction to multimedia technology

    The End


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