MPM17A – Exercise #8: Search Engine Optimization

By Kelly Truong and Jeffrey Leung 2) Do IP addresses affect search engine ranking? Depending on the type of server the webpage is on, IP addresses can affect the search engine rankings. Dedicated servers, which are internet hosts where the server is not shared with anyone, possesses fast loading speeds, which major search engines consider…

MPM17A – Exercise #7: Image File Format for the Web

By Kelly Truong and Jeffrey Leung What image file formats should be used for web pages, why (how does compression affect loading)? Image file formats: –       composed either of pixels, vector data or both –       most common image file formats: Most common raster formats (stores as bitmaps – pixel): JPEG / JFIF (Joint Photographic Experts…

MPM17A – Exercise #3: CSS 101

Part 1. In groups of 5 to 6, create a web presentation for CSS questions: – What is CSS and how does it work? – Through examples, explain how the CSS syntax works – Through examples, explain the difference between id and class – Through examples, explain the difference between external style sheet, internal style…

MPM17A – Exercise #2: HTML 101

I have had previous experience with HTML with coding, so this exercise served more as a memory refresher for me. However, I was not familiar with FTP, HTTP and SERVERS, and I learned a lot through my research. Besides learning what the abbreviation actually stands for, I also learned a lot about its purpose, technicality…

MPM17A – Art Paper: New Media History Essay

The Birth of Interactive Art New media is often defined as the digitization of traditional media with the use of advancing technologies. For example, from newspaper to online news websites, and television shows to online video streaming. Even though the media is renewed into a new digital form, a lot of the properties prior to…