CpSc 337 -- Introduction
to Web Graphics - Week 1
About the course:
- image formats
- web standards
- programming and graphics
- HTML5, CSS, SVG
Equipment and labs:
Syllabus, class home page
Requirements on homework:
- Unless otherwise specified, assignments are completed
through submitting e-mail to the instructor.
e-mail to me should contain, in the SUBJECT LINE the course number:
followed by your last name and the assignment number. If your
does not follow this format exactly,
your grade on
that assignment may be zero.
- Assignments should be placed in your class web space, with
e-mail to me containing the URL.
Something noteworthy: SVG pioneer writes book using only his eyes.
By the end of the day, Sept. 1 (Friday), e-mail me verifying
the status of
- your e-mail account
- your web folder
how to access your
class web folder
Skills you should already possess:
- Proficiency with high school algebra , including
Cartesian coordinates and basic trigonometric functions
- Basic familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and/or GIMP and/or
Adobe Illustrator and/or Inkscape
note: you will need a modern browser)
SVG transformation matrix
origin of SVG
Basic vocabulary: dpi, bits per pixel, RGB, compression,
vector and pixels.
Image formats: gif, jpg, png, bmp, svg
Coordinate system: detecting mouse location
Intellectual property -- copyright, trademark, patent