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Intro to Interactive Media

Site Critique: Pintrest

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The designers of Pinterest created an interactive website that allows viewers to look at photographs of things viewers find attractive and hope to connect people through shared images, tastes, and interests. On the Pinterest “about page” the creators describe Pinterest as a “virtual pin board” that allows “you to organize and share all beautiful things you fine on the web. People use pin boards to plan their weddings, decorate their homes, and organize their favorite recipes.” To provide their viewers with continuous access to Pinterest, designers used responsive design to create both the Pinterest website and Pinterest app to be viewed on any tablet or smartphone.

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Monday 10/1 Class Links

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Join Me How to Embed Fonts in CSS Fun Image Tricks Full Screen Background  (Sample Image) Responsive Starter Code

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CNN’s Home and Away is an interactive infographic created in 2008 that displays casualties and troops that have died while serving in the the US-led Operation Enduring Freedom and NATO-led International Security Assistance Force. CNN worked with Stamen Design to create the piece. Home and Away recently won Gold in The Information is Beautiful Awards for Data Journalism, and an Ultimate Award for Most Beautiful.

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Assignment:Project 2 Website

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Introduction to Interactive Multimedia Project TWO: Build a Web site using Dreamweaver Value: 100 points DUE: Friday October 11th at Midnight. The goal of this assignment is to challenge you to create a well designed, easy-to-navigate, flawlessly scripted multi-page Web site using Dreamweaver and CSS. You will be given all the assets necessary to complete […]

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Wednesday 9/26 Class links

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Files are in the class folder. Join Me How to Embed Fonts in CSS How to Get Full Screen Background Responsive Starter Code

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A winner of an Interactive Multimedia Award in 2011, the Jay-Z Hits Collection website presents new ways to market music, especially using social media. The Flash website, which was created by Island Def Jam and Agency Net in 2010, effectively uses design to clearly convey a message.

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Monday 9/24 Class Links

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Today’s links and assigment

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Site Critique

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Reviewer: Zack Potter Site: http://www.bskis.com/   [B]skis is a local fast food restaurant run and owned by Brad and Greg Smith that has recently redesigned its website.  I actually got the chance to sit down and discuss some of what they were trying to do with the website.  It is a prime example of a site […]

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Setting up your website (Domain and Service)

Here are the basic steps. Get your credit card information and think about your domain name. Buy Domain Name from 1and1.com, godaddy or another similar service Purchase web server service from a Webfaction.com Direct the domain name to your service.   Here is how to do it step by step: Go to http://1and1.com or http://godaddy.comand […]

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Wednesday 9/19 Class Links

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Click to see todays links

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